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FZUS51 KLWX 231431  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
1031 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-  
1031 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. SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NECESSARY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-232000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING  
AND AFTERNOON. 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
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN  
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-232000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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
 
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-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 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
 
S 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-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 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 LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-232000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 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
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-232000-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-232000-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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. 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
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT  
OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 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
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-232000-  
EASTERN BAY-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING  
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 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.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-232000-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 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
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-232000-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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
 
SE 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-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 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-  
1031 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 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
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 

 
 
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