920  
FZUS51 KLWX 221136  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 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.  
 
ANZ500-222000-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS TONIGHT, THEN STALL OVER THE  
CAROLINAS ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN SETTLE OVER THE AREA  
SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE  
SOUTHERN WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY .  
 

 
 
ANZ535-222000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-222000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-222000-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-222000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS  
THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-222000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-222000-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-222000-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-222000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-222000-  
EASTERN BAY-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT
 
BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-222000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-222000-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-222000-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-222000-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-222000-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
735 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.   
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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