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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KLWX

FZUS51 KLWX 030146
CWFLWX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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.

ANZ500-030900
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

Low pressure will depart toward New England through tonight. High pressure will briefly build in its wake late Sunday through Monday. A cold front will then approach from the Ohio River Valley as waves of low pressure approach from the Gulf Coast Tuesday through Friday. Small Craft Advisories may be needed due to increasing onshore flow by Wednesday.


ANZ535-030900
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

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

WED
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely through the night. A chance of rain after midnight.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ536-030900
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN NIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

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

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely through the night. A chance of rain after midnight.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ537-030900
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

SUN NIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

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

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely through the night. A chance of rain after midnight.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ530-030900
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

TONIGHT
W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN NIGHT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

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

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ531-030900
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ538-030900
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

TONIGHT
W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.

SUN
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

SUN NIGHT
Light winds. Waves flat.

MON
E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ539-030900
Chester River to Queenstown MD
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ532-030900
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog.

SUN NIGHT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ540-030900
Eastern Bay
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog.

SUN NIGHT
S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

WED
E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE 15 kt in the evening, then becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ533-030900
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

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

SUN NIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

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

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ541-030900
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

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

WED
SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely.

THU
N winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ542-030900
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN NIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON
E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

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

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely through the night. A chance of rain after midnight.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ534-030900
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Rain.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

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

WED
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely through the night. A chance of rain after midnight.

THU
N winds 15 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of rain.


ANZ543-030900
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island
846 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

SUN
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.

MON
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

TUE
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

TUE NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely.

THU
N winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of rain.