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FZUS51 KLWX 160232  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 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.  
 
ANZ500-160900-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SOUTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A  
BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH SUNDAY, THEN RETURN  
NORTH AS A WARM FRONT MONDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-160900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-160900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING
 
BECOMING  
LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-160900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-160900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR  
LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-160900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-160900-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR  
LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-160900-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES  
1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT LATE.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS
 
BUILDING TO 2 FT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-160900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.   
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-160900-  
EASTERN BAY-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-160900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-160900-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.   
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-160900-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-160900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING  
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT
 
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-160900-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
932 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING  
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
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