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FZUS51 KLWX 162332  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
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.  
 
ANZ500-170800-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT, THEN REMAIN IN  
PLACE THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-170800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.    
WED
 
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.    
WED NIGHT
 
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-170800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.   
TUE
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-170800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO  
25 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.   
WED
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-170800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT...EXCEPT FLAT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE SUSQUEHANNA.    
TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON
 
BECOMING LIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-170800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING  
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-170800-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-170800-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING  
AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-170800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-170800-  
EASTERN BAY-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING  
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-170800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO  
25 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT... EXCEPT AROUND  
2 FT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE CHOPTANK.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-170800-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING  
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-170800-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING  
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.   
WED
 
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.    
WED NIGHT
 
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-170800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO 20 KT  
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT...W WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-170800-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
732 PM EDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
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