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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KLWX

FZUS51 KLWX 240237
CWFLWX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

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. 

ANZ500-240800-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

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

High pressure will build across the waters tonight before shifting
offshore on Sunday. Low pressure and its associated cold front will
then cross the waters Monday. This will be followed by high pressure
 for the remainder of next week. Small Craft Advisories may be
needed  Monday night and Tuesday.



ANZ535-240800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

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

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

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

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.

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

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

TUE NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

WED
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

THU
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ536-240800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

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

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

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

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

WED
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

THU
S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 



ANZ537-240800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Rain likely.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.

WED
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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



ANZ530-240800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


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

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

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain likely.

MON NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

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

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



ANZ531-240800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of rain.

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

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

WED
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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



ANZ538-240800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


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

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

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain likely.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance
of rain.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

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

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



ANZ539-240800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

MON
W winds around 5 kt...becoming N with gusts to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of rain.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

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

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



ANZ532-240800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


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

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

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

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

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



ANZ540-240800-
Eastern Bay-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


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

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of rain.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.

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

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

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



ANZ533-240800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Rain likely.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

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



ANZ541-240800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain likely.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.

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

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

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



ANZ542-240800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

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

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain
likely.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Rain likely.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

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

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



ANZ534-240800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt late this
evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.

MON NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Rain likely.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.

WED
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. 



ANZ543-240800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1037 PM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain
likely.

MON NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Rain likely.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.

WED
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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