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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KLWX 221640
CWFLWX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

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. 

ANZ500-222115-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TODAY. A WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH
THROUGH THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT LATE
MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TUESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS WILL BE LIKELY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.



ANZ535-222115-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

REST OF TODAY
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

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

WED
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. 



ANZ536-222115-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

REST OF TODAY
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ537-222115-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

WED
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ530-222115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.

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

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ531-222115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ538-222115-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

TUE
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WED
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ539-222115-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ532-222115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ540-222115-
EASTERN BAY-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ533-222115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ541-222115-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ542-222115-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ534-222115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WED
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ543-222115-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1140 AM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WED
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.