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FZUS51 KLWX 030534  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
 
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.  
 
ANZ500-032100-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH MONDAY. LOW  
PRESSURE DEVELOPING NEAR OR JUST OFFSHORE OF THE CAROLINAS WILL MOVE  
NORTHWARD ALONG THE EAST COAST MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY, WITH  
ANOTHER SLIGHTLY STRONGER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE FOLLOWING A SIMILAR  
COURSE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. A THIRD AND EVEN STRONGER AREA OF  
LOW PRESSURE IS LIKELY TO DEVELOP OVER THE OHIO AND TENNESSEE RIVER  
VALLEYS THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY, THEN TRACK NEAR OR OVER THE MID-  
ATLANTIC THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE  
NEEDED MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING, AND WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED  
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-032100-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. VSBY  
1 NM OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
THROUGH THE DAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-032100-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR  
LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY  
THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
THROUGH THE DAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-032100-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.   
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY  
THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE  
DAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-032100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-032100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-032100-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY  
THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-032100-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-032100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.   
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-032100-  
EASTERN BAY-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.   
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-032100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-032100-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-032100-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.   
SUN NIGHT
 
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY  
FOG.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.  
A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE  
DAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-032100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO  
3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.   
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.   
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN  
LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE  
DAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-032100-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
1234 AM EST SUN MAR 3 2024  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO  
3 NM.    
SUN
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.   
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
TUE...E WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
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