751  
FZUS51 KLWX 172332  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
 
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.  
 
ANZ500-180800-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE OF NEW ENGLAND TONIGHT WHILE A  
STATIONARY FRONT REMAINS OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES. HIGH PRESSURE  
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THE STALLED  
BOUNDARY TO THE SOUTH MAY RETURN NORTHWARD AS A WARM FRONT OVER THE  
WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-180800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-180800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-180800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE  
OF TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-180800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH  
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH  
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-180800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE  
OF TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-180800-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH  
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH  
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-180800-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE  
OF TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-180800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-180800-  
EASTERN BAY-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE  
OF TSTMS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-180800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE  
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-180800-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF  
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-180800-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A  
CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-180800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE  
OF TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN...E WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE  
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-180800-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
732 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE  
OF TSTMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT
 
BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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