380  
FZUS51 KLWX 100836  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 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.  
 
ANZ500-102300-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OUT TO SEA TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS  
ACROSS THE WATERS. THE HIGH WILL LINGER THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEK  
BEFORE ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY  
CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON FRIDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-102300-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE  
NIGHT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-102300-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING  
RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-102300-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES  
3 FT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN, SNOW AND SLEET. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH  
THE NIGHT.    
FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT
 
BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-102300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING  
RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-102300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE  
NIGHT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-102300-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH  
THE NIGHT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-102300-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE  
NIGHT.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-102300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH  
THE NIGHT.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-102300-  
EASTERN BAY-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH  
THE NIGHT.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-102300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
2 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH  
THE NIGHT.    
FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT
 
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-102300-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
2 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE  
NIGHT.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-102300-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES  
1 FT.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH  
THE NIGHT.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-102300-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES  
4 FT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN, SNOW AND SLEET. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH  
THE NIGHT.    
FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT
 
BUILDING TO 4 FT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-102300-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
336 AM EST MON DEC 10 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
REST OF THE OVERNIGHT
 
N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN, SNOW AND SLEET. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
TODAY
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.   
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT
 
BUILDING TO 4 FT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.  
 

 
 
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