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FZUS51 KLWX 160834  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 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.  
 
ANZ500-162300-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION THROUGH TODAY. A COLD  
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE WEST LATE FRIDAY. A SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS FRIDAY INTO  
SATURDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-162300-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-162300-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-162300-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-162300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-162300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-162300-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-162300-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-162300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-162300-  
EASTERN BAY-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-162300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-162300-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-162300-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-162300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.   
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-162300-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
434 AM EDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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