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FZUS51 KLWX 192040  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
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.  
 
ANZ500-200900-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN ACROSS THE WATERS AND PERSIST INTO THE  
WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS TO THE SOUTH OFF THE CAROLINA COAST  
THURSDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED THURSDAY NIGHT  
INTO FRIDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-200900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.   
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-200900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A  
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-200900-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-200900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.   
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-200900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-200900-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-200900-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-200900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-200900-  
EASTERN BAY-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-200900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT  
SNOW.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-200900-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-200900-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A  
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-200900-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-200900-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
340 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH  
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
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