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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KLWX 062332
CWFLWX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 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.  WAVES FLAT WHERE WATERS ARE ICED OVER.

ANZ500-070900-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD TONIGHT BEFORE DRIFTING TO THE
SOUTHEASTERN STATES THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
MID-ATLANTIC SATURDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVERHEAD
AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE TRACKS SOUTH OF THE WATERS ON
TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF THE
WATERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON.



ANZ535-070900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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



ANZ536-070900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WED
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 



ANZ537-070900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

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



ANZ530-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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



ANZ531-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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



ANZ538-070900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WED
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 



ANZ539-070900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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



ANZ532-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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



ANZ540-070900-
EASTERN BAY-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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



ANZ533-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WED
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 



ANZ541-070900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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



ANZ542-070900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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

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

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

MON
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

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



ANZ534-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

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



ANZ543-070900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
632 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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

MON
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

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