105  
FZUS51 KLWX 230554  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 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.  
 
ANZ500-232000-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THIS MORNING. THE HIGH WILL MOVE  
OFFSHORE TONIGHT, ALLOWING A WARM FRONT TO LIFT THROUGH THE AREA ON  
FRIDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY APPROACH THE AREA SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-232000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.  
WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-232000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-232000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-232000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A  
CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING
 
 
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-232000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN.    
FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT
 
 
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY  
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-232000-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-232000-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A  
CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY  
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-232000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY  
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-232000-  
EASTERN BAY-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY  
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-232000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SE LATE.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE  
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS  
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-232000-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY  
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-232000-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-232000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING E AROUND  
5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES FLAT...BUILDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT
 
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY  
THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.  
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE  
NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-232000-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
154 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT
 
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY  
THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.  
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE  
NIGHT.  
 

 
 
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