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FZUS51 KLWX 261433  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
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.  
 
ANZ500-262000-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE WATERS TODAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL  
APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT BEFORE PASSING THROUGH FRIDAY. A COLD  
FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY  
EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK. A SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SATURDAY  
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-262000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING  
AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-262000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-262000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW  
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-262000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-262000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS  
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-262000-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING  
AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-262000-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS  
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-262000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW  
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-262000-  
EASTERN BAY-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-262000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW  
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-262000-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING  
SW 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-262000-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-262000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING  
SW LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-262000-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
1032 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING  
SW 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
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