631  
FZUS51 KLWX 222038  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
 
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.  
 
ANZ500-230900-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL LINGER ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S.  
TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER NEW ENGLAND. LOW PRESSURE  
DEVELOPING OVER THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY WILL STRENGTHEN  
AS IT MOVES NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES INTO CANADA THIS  
WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS  
TOWARD THE GREAT LAKES AND EVENTUALLY INTO THE NORTHEAST THROUGH THE  
FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK. GALE CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY OVER THE WATERS  
SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-230900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT
 
DIMINISHING  
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-230900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO  
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT
 
DIMINISHING  
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-230900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
 
INCREASING TO  
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT
 
DIMINISHING  
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES  
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-230900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO  
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO  
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-230900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO  
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 4 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-230900-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO  
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-230900-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO  
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 4 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-230900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
 
INCREASING TO  
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-230900-  
EASTERN BAY-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
 
INCREASING TO  
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 4 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-230900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
 
INCREASING TO  
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-230900-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
 
INCREASING TO  
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES  
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-230900-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-230900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
 
INCREASING TO  
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT
 
DIMINISHING  
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES  
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT
 
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-230900-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
337 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
 
INCREASING TO  
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.   
SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT
 
DIMINISHING  
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES  
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
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