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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KLWX 092029
CWFLWX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 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. 

ANZ500-100900-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

MULTIPLE LOW PRESSURES IMPACT THE WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE
PUSHING OFF TO THE NORTHEAST. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN THE WAKE
THROUGH FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT.



ANZ535-100900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT


REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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



ANZ536-100900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT


REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 



ANZ537-100900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 



ANZ530-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL SNOW
SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

THU
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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

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



ANZ531-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL SNOW
AND RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

THU
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

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

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 



ANZ538-100900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

THU
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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

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



ANZ539-100900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

THU
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

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

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



ANZ532-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

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

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



ANZ540-100900-
EASTERN BAY-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

THU
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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



ANZ533-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

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

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 



ANZ541-100900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

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

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 



ANZ542-100900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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



ANZ534-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. 



ANZ543-100900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
329 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.