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FZUS51 KLWX 200231  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
 
TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.  
 
FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION  
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE  
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.  
 
ANZ500-200800-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTH WILL STALL NEAR THE WATERS  
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ALONG THE BOUNDARY AND  
PASS NEAR THE WATERS WEDNESDAY. THE FRONT WILL THEN DROP FARTHER  
SOUTH THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD TOWARD THE WATERS  
FROM THE OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY BEFORE MOVING INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC  
OVER THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-200800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH  
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY  
.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-200800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH  
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY .    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-200800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
LIKELY .    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-200800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY,  
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-200800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH  
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY .    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-200800-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH  
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY .    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-200800-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS  
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY .    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-200800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS  
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
LIKELY .    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-200800-  
EASTERN BAY-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS  
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY .    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-200800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY .    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-200800-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY .    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-200800-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY  
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY .    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-200800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY  
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY .    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-200800-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
1031 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
LIKELY .    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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