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FZUS51 KLWX 281043  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 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.  
 
ANZ500-282200-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD  
FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH  
PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR LATE IN THE WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY  
WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. GALE-  
FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WATERS LATER WEDNESDAY AND  
THURSDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-282200-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED  
SPRINKLES.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WED
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-282200-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
SCATTERED SPRINKLES.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-282200-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-282200-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
SCATTERED SPRINKLES.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-282200-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
SCATTERED SPRINKLES.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU...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.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-282200-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
SCATTERED SPRINKLES.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-282200-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
SCATTERED SPRINKLES.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU...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.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-282200-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU...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.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-282200-  
EASTERN BAY-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. GUSTS UP TO  
20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-282200-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI...W WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-282200-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW LATE. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES  
2 FT.    
TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO  
5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU...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.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-282200-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT
 
BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-282200-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.    
TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING NE  
5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-282200-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
543 AM EST MON NOV 28 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO  
5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
SHOWERS.   
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
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