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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KLWX 040232
CWFLWX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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. 

ANZ500-040800-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL SINK SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN THE WAKE FOR THE WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SATURDAY.



ANZ535-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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



ANZ536-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.

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

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

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

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



ANZ537-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

TUE
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 

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



ANZ530-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 OR LESS.

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

TUE
S 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.



ANZ531-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

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



ANZ538-040800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 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
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

TUE
S 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.



ANZ539-040800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

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



ANZ532-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

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



ANZ540-040800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

FRI
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 

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



ANZ533-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

TUE
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 



ANZ541-040800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

FRI
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

TUE
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 



ANZ542-040800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

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



ANZ534-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

FRI
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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



ANZ543-040800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

FRI
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 

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