087  
FZUS51 KLWX 202339  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 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.  
 
ANZ500-210900-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT.  
LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN PUSH OFF TO THE NORTH AND EAST ON THURSDAY  
AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY PASSES THROUGH THE WATERS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL  
BUILD TO THE NORTH ON FRIDAY AND ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE  
WATERS ON SUNDAY. SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON  
THURSDAY, AND LIKELY ON SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-210900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN  
THIS EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-210900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY  
MORNING, THEN BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN  
THIS EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-210900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING NW LATE THIS EVENING, THEN  
BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY  
FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.  
RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-210900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR  
LESS. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING  
RAIN.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-210900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-210900-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR  
LESS. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-210900-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING  
SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-210900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-210900-  
EASTERN BAY-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT  
OR LESS. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-210900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-210900-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT  
OR LESS. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-210900-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE THIS EVENING AND  
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY  
FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-210900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE THIS EVENING AND  
OVERNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
PATCHY FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE  
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS  
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-210900-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
639 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE THIS EVENING AND  
OVERNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY  
FOG.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT
 
BUILDING TO 4 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
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