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FZUS51 KLWX 251732  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 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.  
 
ANZ500-260800-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
LOW PRESSURE AND ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE  
AREA THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD FRIDAY THROUGH  
FRIDAY NIGHT BEFORE MOVING OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST SATURDAY. A  
WARM FRONT WILL STALL OUT NEAR THE WATERS LATER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY  
BEFORE A STRONGER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH MONDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-260800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED  
TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.  
WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-260800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS  
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-260800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT
 
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-260800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS  
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING  
TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-260800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-260800-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING  
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING  
TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-260800-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-260800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-260800-  
EASTERN BAY-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-260800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-260800-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-260800-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-260800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT...W WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR  
LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-260800-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
132 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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