Marine Weather for AN 536

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 1:47 PM EDT on April 19, 2014
Synopsis For The Tidal Potomac And Md Portion Of The Chesapeake Bay
High pressure will build into the mid Atlantic states through Monday. A cold front will approach from the west Tuesday afternoon. High pressure is expected to return Wednesday and Thursday before another cold front approaches the region Friday. Small craft advisories are possible late Tuesday into Wednesday.
Forecast as of 1:47 PM EDT on April 19, 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon
Tidal Potomac From Indian Head To Cobb Island-
This Afternoon
NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Tonight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Mon
NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Mon Night
S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Tue
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
Small Craft Advisory
Statement as of 2:04 PM EDT on April 19, 2014

...Small Craft Advisory in effect from 6 am to 2 PM EDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Small Craft Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 2 PM EDT Sunday.

* Winds...18 to 33 knots within the Small Craft Advisory.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 18 to 33 knots are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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Tidal Potomac River and Maryland portion of Chesapeake Bay.

Sandy Hook NJ to Fenwick Island de to 20 nm offshore and Delaware Bay

Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay...Currituck Sound and Atlantic coastal waters from Fenwick Island de to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles

From S of Currituck Beach Light to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm... including the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds and The Monitor National marine Sanctuary

Surf City NC to South Santee River SC out 20 nm

South Santee River SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm and Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 60 nm...including Charleston Harbor and Grays Reef National marine Sanctuary

Atlantic coastal waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm

Inland waters of western Washington and the northern and central Washington coastal waters

W central N Atlc Continental shelf and slope waters beyond 20 nm...to 250 nm offshore...including S of Georges Bank from 1000 FM to...250 nm offshore.

New England Continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm offshore to the Hague line...except to 1000 FM S of New England.

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Washington, DC 57.0 °F
Lewisetta, VA 53.1 °F
Solomons Island, MD 53.1 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
Upper Potomac, MD 44061
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Annapolis 44063
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Gooses Reef, MD 44062
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Potomac, MD 44042
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Thomas Point, MD TPLM2 53 °F
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Alexandria, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 11:48 AM EDT High Tide 3.33
2014-04-19 7:02 PM EDT Low Tide 0.29
2014-04-20 12:34 AM EDT High Tide 2.89
2014-04-20 6:57 AM EDT Low Tide 0.47
2014-04-20 12:40 PM EDT High Tide 3.26
2014-04-20 7:54 PM EDT Low Tide 0.33
Aquia Creek, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 10:02 AM EDT High Tide 1.66
2014-04-19 4:41 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 10:48 PM EDT High Tide 1.45
2014-04-20 4:36 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-20 10:54 AM EDT High Tide 1.63
2014-04-20 5:33 PM EDT Low Tide 0.17
Clifton Beach, Smith Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-19 9:48 AM EDT High Tide 1.42
2014-04-19 4:27 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 10:34 PM EDT High Tide 1.24
2014-04-20 4:22 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-20 10:40 AM EDT High Tide 1.39
2014-04-20 5:19 PM EDT Low Tide 0.17
Colonial Beach, Potomac River, Virginia (sub):  
2014-04-19 1:00 PM EDT Low Tide 0.20
2014-04-19 7:08 PM EDT High Tide 1.84
2014-04-20 12:55 AM EDT Low Tide 0.33
2014-04-20 7:14 AM EDT High Tide 2.07
2014-04-20 1:52 PM EDT Low Tide 0.23
2014-04-20 8:03 PM EDT High Tide 1.84
Colonial Beach, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 12:45 PM EDT Low Tide 0.06
2014-04-19 6:36 PM EDT High Tide 1.72
2014-04-20 12:47 AM EDT Low Tide 0.09
2014-04-20 7:03 AM EDT High Tide 2.05
2014-04-20 1:40 PM EDT Low Tide 0.10
2014-04-20 7:33 PM EDT High Tide 1.70
Colton Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-19 12:30 PM EDT Low Tide 0.16
2014-04-19 6:58 PM EDT High Tide 1.96
2014-04-20 12:25 AM EDT Low Tide 0.26
2014-04-20 7:04 AM EDT High Tide 2.21
2014-04-20 1:22 PM EDT Low Tide 0.18
2014-04-20 7:53 PM EDT High Tide 1.96
Dahlgren, Upper Machodoc Creek, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 1:40 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 7:34 PM EDT High Tide 1.75
2014-04-20 1:35 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-20 7:40 AM EDT High Tide 1.97
2014-04-20 2:32 PM EDT Low Tide 0.17
Goose Creek, Port Tobacco River, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-19 2:06 PM EDT Low Tide 0.13
2014-04-19 8:08 PM EDT High Tide 1.63
2014-04-20 2:01 AM EDT Low Tide 0.21
2014-04-20 8:14 AM EDT High Tide 1.84
2014-04-20 2:58 PM EDT Low Tide 0.15
Hopyard Landing, Rappahannock River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 10:22 AM EDT High Tide 2.60
2014-04-19 5:16 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 11:09 PM EDT High Tide 2.26
2014-04-20 5:11 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-20 11:15 AM EDT High Tide 2.55
2014-04-20 6:08 PM EDT Low Tide 0.17
Indian Head, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-19 11:16 AM EDT High Tide 2.25
2014-04-19 5:40 PM EDT Low Tide 0.16
2014-04-20 12:02 AM EDT High Tide 1.96
2014-04-20 5:35 AM EDT Low Tide 0.26
2014-04-20 12:08 PM EDT High Tide 2.21
2014-04-20 6:32 PM EDT Low Tide 0.18
Liverpool Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-19 10:50 AM EDT High Tide 1.52
2014-04-19 5:15 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 11:37 PM EDT High Tide 1.33
2014-04-20 5:10 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-20 11:43 AM EDT High Tide 1.50
2014-04-20 6:07 PM EDT Low Tide 0.17
Lower Cedar Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-19 1:17 PM EDT Low Tide 0.13
2014-04-19 7:28 PM EDT High Tide 1.63
2014-04-20 1:12 AM EDT Low Tide 0.21
2014-04-20 7:34 AM EDT High Tide 1.84
2014-04-20 2:09 PM EDT Low Tide 0.15
2014-04-20 8:23 PM EDT High Tide 1.63
Marshall Hall, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-19 11:39 AM EDT High Tide 2.84
2014-04-19 6:18 PM EDT Low Tide 0.20
2014-04-20 12:26 AM EDT High Tide 2.47
2014-04-20 6:13 AM EDT Low Tide 0.33
2014-04-20 12:32 PM EDT High Tide 2.79
2014-04-20 7:10 PM EDT Low Tide 0.23
Massaponax Sand & Gravel, Rappahannock River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 10:50 AM EDT High Tide 3.05
2014-04-19 6:32 PM EDT Low Tide 0.29
2014-04-19 11:37 PM EDT High Tide 2.65
2014-04-20 6:27 AM EDT Low Tide 0.47
2014-04-20 11:43 AM EDT High Tide 2.99
2014-04-20 7:24 PM EDT Low Tide 0.33
Mathias Point, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 2:17 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 8:16 PM EDT High Tide 1.33
2014-04-20 2:12 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-20 8:22 AM EDT High Tide 1.50
2014-04-20 3:09 PM EDT Low Tide 0.17
Mills Point (south of), Wicomico River, Maryland:  
2014-04-19 1:09 PM EDT Low Tide 0.16
2014-04-19 7:11 PM EDT High Tide 1.96
2014-04-20 1:03 AM EDT Low Tide 0.26
2014-04-20 7:17 AM EDT High Tide 2.21
2014-04-20 2:00 PM EDT Low Tide 0.18
2014-04-20 8:06 PM EDT High Tide 1.96
Mount Holly, Nomini Creek, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 12:59 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 7:25 PM EDT High Tide 1.63
2014-04-20 12:54 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-20 7:31 AM EDT High Tide 1.84
2014-04-20 1:51 PM EDT Low Tide 0.17
2014-04-20 8:20 PM EDT High Tide 1.63
Park Turn, Rappahannock River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 9:54 AM EDT High Tide 2.53
2014-04-19 4:43 PM EDT Low Tide 0.04
2014-04-19 10:41 PM EDT High Tide 2.20
2014-04-20 4:38 AM EDT Low Tide 0.07
2014-04-20 10:47 AM EDT High Tide 2.48
2014-04-20 5:35 PM EDT Low Tide 0.05
Port Royal, Rappahannock River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 9:11 AM EDT High Tide 2.36
2014-04-19 4:11 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 9:57 PM EDT High Tide 2.05
2014-04-20 4:06 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-20 10:03 AM EDT High Tide 2.31
2014-04-20 5:03 PM EDT Low Tide 0.17
Quantico, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 10:38 AM EDT High Tide 1.77
2014-04-19 5:09 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 11:24 PM EDT High Tide 1.54
2014-04-20 5:04 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-20 11:30 AM EDT High Tide 1.73
2014-04-20 6:01 PM EDT Low Tide 0.17
Rappahannock Bend, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 9:41 AM EDT High Tide 2.39
2014-04-19 4:49 PM EDT Low Tide 0.16
2014-04-19 10:34 PM EDT High Tide 2.18
2014-04-20 4:53 AM EDT Low Tide 0.31
2014-04-20 10:34 AM EDT High Tide 2.35
2014-04-20 5:42 PM EDT Low Tide 0.16
Riverside, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-19 2:49 PM EDT Low Tide 0.11
2014-04-19 8:53 PM EDT High Tide 1.45
2014-04-20 2:44 AM EDT Low Tide 0.19
2014-04-20 8:59 AM EDT High Tide 1.63
2014-04-20 3:41 PM EDT Low Tide 0.13
Saunders Wharf, Rappahannock River, Virginia:  
2014-04-19 2:33 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-19 8:23 PM EDT High Tide 1.63
2014-04-20 2:27 AM EDT Low Tide 0.23
2014-04-20 8:29 AM EDT High Tide 1.84
2014-04-20 3:24 PM EDT Low Tide 0.16

Currents Information

Date Time Current Type Speed
Freestone Point, 2.3 miles east of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-19 8:50 AM EDT Max Flood 0.93 knots
2014-04-19 11:51 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-19 3:31 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.85 knots
2014-04-19 7:15 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-19 9:46 PM EDT Max Flood 0.44 knots
2014-04-19 11:59 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 3:16 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.50 knots
2014-04-20 5:59 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-20 9:42 AM EDT Max Flood 0.88 knots
2014-04-20 12:42 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 4:23 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.82 knots
2014-04-20 8:04 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Hallowing Point, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-19 8:46 AM EDT Max Flood 1.45 knots
2014-04-19 11:55 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-19 3:22 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.33 knots
2014-04-19 7:30 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-19 9:42 PM EDT Max Flood 0.68 knots
2014-04-20 12:03 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 3:07 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.78 knots
2014-04-20 6:14 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-20 9:38 AM EDT Max Flood 1.36 knots
2014-04-20 12:46 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 4:14 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.28 knots
2014-04-20 8:19 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Jones Point, Alexandria, Virginia Current:  
2014-04-19 8:52 AM EDT Max Flood 1.25 knots
2014-04-19 12:28 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-19 3:44 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.04 knots
2014-04-19 7:54 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-19 9:48 PM EDT Max Flood 0.59 knots
2014-04-20 12:36 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 3:29 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.62 knots
2014-04-20 6:38 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-20 9:44 AM EDT Max Flood 1.17 knots
2014-04-20 1:19 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 4:36 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.00 knots
Maryland Point, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-19 10:37 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-19 2:18 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.71 knots
2014-04-19 6:14 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-19 8:33 PM EDT Max Flood 0.68 knots
2014-04-19 10:45 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 2:03 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.01 knots
2014-04-20 4:58 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-20 8:29 AM EDT Max Flood 1.36 knots
2014-04-20 11:28 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 3:10 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.64 knots
2014-04-20 7:03 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Persimmon Point, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-19 10:32 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-19 2:13 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.71 knots
2014-04-19 6:09 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-19 8:28 PM EDT Max Flood 0.73 knots
2014-04-19 10:40 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 1:58 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.01 knots
2014-04-20 4:53 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-20 8:24 AM EDT Max Flood 1.46 knots
2014-04-20 11:23 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 3:05 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.64 knots
2014-04-20 6:58 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Potomac River Bridge, 0.4 mile south of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-19 10:41 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-19 2:20 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.71 knots
2014-04-19 5:53 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-19 8:19 PM EDT Max Flood 0.54 knots
2014-04-19 10:49 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 2:05 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.01 knots
2014-04-20 4:37 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-20 8:15 AM EDT Max Flood 1.07 knots
2014-04-20 11:32 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 3:12 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.64 knots
2014-04-20 6:42 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Quantico Creek entrance, Virginia Current:  
2014-04-19 10:22 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-19 2:03 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.57 knots
2014-04-19 5:59 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-19 8:18 PM EDT Max Flood 0.29 knots
2014-04-19 10:30 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 1:48 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.34 knots
2014-04-20 4:43 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-20 8:14 AM EDT Max Flood 0.58 knots
2014-04-20 11:13 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 2:55 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.55 knots
2014-04-20 6:48 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Quantico, Virginia Current:  
2014-04-19 10:47 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-19 2:28 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.04 knots
2014-04-19 6:24 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-19 8:43 PM EDT Max Flood 0.44 knots
2014-04-19 10:55 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 2:13 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.62 knots
2014-04-20 5:08 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-20 8:39 AM EDT Max Flood 0.88 knots
2014-04-20 11:38 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 3:20 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.00 knots
2014-04-20 7:13 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Swan Point, Virginia Current:  
2014-04-19 9:47 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-19 1:28 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.95 knots
2014-04-19 5:24 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-19 7:43 PM EDT Max Flood 0.20 knots
2014-04-19 9:55 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 1:13 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.56 knots
2014-04-20 4:08 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-20 7:39 AM EDT Max Flood 0.39 knots
2014-04-20 10:38 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-20 2:20 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.91 knots
2014-04-20 6:13 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots