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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KLWX

FZUS51 KLWX 171238
CWFLWX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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. 

ANZ500-172000-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

High pressure will remain in place through the rest of the week and
into the weekend.



ANZ535-172000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED
Light winds. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
Light winds. Waves flat.

THU
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

THU NIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. 



ANZ536-172000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing to
5 kt late. Waves 1 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. 



ANZ537-172000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ530-172000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ531-172000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early this morning.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ538-172000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. 



ANZ539-172000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ532-172000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early this morning. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ540-172000-
Eastern Bay-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early this morning.
Waves 1 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ533-172000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ541-172000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ542-172000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
Light winds. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
Light winds. Waves 1 ft or less.

THU
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

FRI
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. 



ANZ534-172000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N 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.

WED
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED NIGHT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. 



ANZ543-172000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
838 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

WED
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SAT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.