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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KLWX

FZUS51 KLWX 272032
CWFLWX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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. 

ANZ500-280800-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY

HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE WATERS THROUGH MONDAY. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION EARLY IN THE WEEK...THEN A SECOND
ONE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS MID-WEEK.



ANZ535-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ536-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ537-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

WED
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. 



ANZ530-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

WED
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ531-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

WED
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ538-280800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON NIGHT
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

WED
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ539-280800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ532-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

WED
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ540-280800-
EASTERN BAY-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

WED
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ533-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ541-280800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

WED
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ542-280800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

MON
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. 



ANZ534-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 



ANZ543-280800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
431 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.

SUN
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

WED
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.