Marine Weather for AN 537

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 1:30 am EDT on April 25, 2014
Synopsis For The Tidal Potomac And Md Portion Of The Chesapeake Bay
High pressure will move offshore late tonight and Friday. A cold front will move through the waters Friday evening. Another cold front is expected to cross the area Saturday afternoon and evening. A Small Craft Advisory will likely be needed this weekend while a Gale Warning may be needed for portions of the the waters late Friday night into Saturday evening.
Forecast as of 1:30 am EDT on April 25, 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect from noon EDT today through late tonight
Tidal Potomac From Cobb Island To Smith Point-
Overnight
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Fri
Se winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
Se winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sun
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun Night
NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Mon
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain through the night.
Tue
Se winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely... then showers likely after midnight. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.
Small Craft Advisory
Statement as of 10:30 PM EDT on April 24, 2014

...Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from noon Friday to 6 am EDT Saturday...

A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from noon Friday to 6 am EDT Saturday.

* 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
Lewisetta, VA 57.0 °F
Solomons Island, MD 55.9 °F
Bishops Head, MD 57.0 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
Potomac, MD 44042
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Gooses Reef, MD 44062
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Stingray Point, VA 44058
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Upper Potomac, MD 44061
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Annapolis 44063
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Thomas Point, MD TPLM2 54 °F
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Colonial Beach, Potomac River, Virginia (sub):  
2014-04-25 12:11 AM EDT High Tide 2.03
2014-04-25 6:15 AM EDT Low Tide 0.17
2014-04-25 12:38 PM EDT High Tide 1.93
2014-04-25 6:37 PM EDT Low Tide 0.13
2014-04-26 1:07 AM EDT High Tide 2.10
2014-04-26 7:15 AM EDT Low Tide 0.07
Colonial Beach, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-24 11:57 PM EDT High Tide 1.90
2014-04-25 6:21 AM EDT Low Tide 0.15
2014-04-25 12:18 PM EDT High Tide 1.82
2014-04-25 6:41 PM EDT Low Tide 0.01
2014-04-26 12:55 AM EDT High Tide 2.01
2014-04-26 7:20 AM EDT Low Tide 0.09
Colton Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-25 12:01 AM EDT High Tide 2.16
2014-04-25 5:45 AM EDT Low Tide 0.13
2014-04-25 12:28 PM EDT High Tide 2.05
2014-04-25 6:07 PM EDT Low Tide 0.10
2014-04-26 12:57 AM EDT High Tide 2.24
2014-04-26 6:45 AM EDT Low Tide 0.05
Cornfield Harbor, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-24 11:03 PM EDT High Tide 1.59
2014-04-25 4:53 AM EDT Low Tide 0.10
2014-04-25 11:30 AM EDT High Tide 1.51
2014-04-25 5:15 PM EDT Low Tide 0.07
2014-04-25 11:59 PM EDT High Tide 1.66
2014-04-26 5:53 AM EDT Low Tide 0.04
Dahlgren, Upper Machodoc Creek, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-25 12:37 AM EDT High Tide 1.93
2014-04-25 6:55 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-25 1:04 PM EDT High Tide 1.83
2014-04-25 7:17 PM EDT Low Tide 0.09
2014-04-26 1:33 AM EDT High Tide 2.00
2014-04-26 7:55 AM EDT Low Tide 0.05
Fleeton Point, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-24 9:14 PM EDT High Tide 1.15
2014-04-25 3:42 AM EDT Low Tide 0.02
2014-04-25 9:42 AM EDT High Tide 1.12
2014-04-25 4:05 PM EDT Low Tide -0.02
2014-04-25 10:15 PM EDT High Tide 1.23
2014-04-26 4:43 AM EDT Low Tide -0.03
Glebe Point, Great Wicomico River, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-24 9:31 PM EDT High Tide 1.37
2014-04-25 4:05 AM EDT Low Tide 0.04
2014-04-25 9:59 AM EDT High Tide 1.34
2014-04-25 4:28 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-25 10:32 PM EDT High Tide 1.46
2014-04-26 5:06 AM EDT Low Tide -0.06
Great Wicomico River Light, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-24 9:14 PM EDT High Tide 1.15
2014-04-25 3:39 AM EDT Low Tide 0.02
2014-04-25 9:42 AM EDT High Tide 1.12
2014-04-25 4:02 PM EDT Low Tide -0.02
2014-04-25 10:15 PM EDT High Tide 1.23
2014-04-26 4:40 AM EDT Low Tide -0.03
Holland Island Bar Light, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland:  
2014-04-24 10:32 PM EDT High Tide 1.57
2014-04-25 4:58 AM EDT Low Tide 0.03
2014-04-25 11:00 AM EDT High Tide 1.54
2014-04-25 5:21 PM EDT Low Tide -0.02
2014-04-25 11:33 PM EDT High Tide 1.67
2014-04-26 5:59 AM EDT Low Tide -0.04
Kinsale, Yeocomico River, Virginia:  
2014-04-24 11:33 PM EDT High Tide 1.46
2014-04-25 5:35 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-25 12:00 PM EDT High Tide 1.39
2014-04-25 5:57 PM EDT Low Tide 0.09
2014-04-26 12:29 AM EDT High Tide 1.52
2014-04-26 6:35 AM EDT Low Tide 0.05
Lewisetta, Potomac River, Virginia (sub):  
2014-04-24 11:00 PM EDT High Tide 1.53
2014-04-25 4:57 AM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-25 11:27 AM EDT High Tide 1.45
2014-04-25 5:19 PM EDT Low Tide 0.11
2014-04-25 11:56 PM EDT High Tide 1.59
2014-04-26 5:57 AM EDT Low Tide 0.06
Lewisetta, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-24 10:45 PM EDT High Tide 1.51
2014-04-25 4:58 AM EDT Low Tide 0.16
2014-04-25 11:05 AM EDT High Tide 1.47
2014-04-25 5:21 PM EDT Low Tide 0.04
2014-04-25 11:42 PM EDT High Tide 1.59
2014-04-26 5:56 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
Lower Cedar Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-25 12:32 AM EDT High Tide 1.79
2014-04-25 6:32 AM EDT Low Tide 0.11
2014-04-25 12:58 PM EDT High Tide 1.70
2014-04-25 6:54 PM EDT Low Tide 0.08
2014-04-26 1:27 AM EDT High Tide 1.86
2014-04-26 7:32 AM EDT Low Tide 0.04
Mills Point (south of), Wicomico River, Maryland:  
2014-04-25 12:14 AM EDT High Tide 2.16
2014-04-25 6:23 AM EDT Low Tide 0.13
2014-04-25 12:41 PM EDT High Tide 2.05
2014-04-25 6:45 PM EDT Low Tide 0.10
2014-04-26 1:10 AM EDT High Tide 2.24
2014-04-26 7:23 AM EDT Low Tide 0.05
Mount Holly, Nomini Creek, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-25 12:29 AM EDT High Tide 1.79
2014-04-25 6:14 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-25 12:55 PM EDT High Tide 1.70
2014-04-25 6:36 PM EDT Low Tide 0.09
2014-04-26 1:24 AM EDT High Tide 1.86
2014-04-26 7:14 AM EDT Low Tide 0.05
Piney Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-24 11:25 PM EDT High Tide 1.69
2014-04-25 5:12 AM EDT Low Tide 0.11
2014-04-25 11:52 AM EDT High Tide 1.61
2014-04-25 5:34 PM EDT Low Tide 0.08
2014-04-26 12:21 AM EDT High Tide 1.76
2014-04-26 6:12 AM EDT Low Tide 0.04
Ragged Point, Coles Neck, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-24 11:44 PM EDT High Tide 1.79
2014-04-25 5:25 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-25 12:11 PM EDT High Tide 1.70
2014-04-25 5:47 PM EDT Low Tide 0.09
2014-04-26 12:40 AM EDT High Tide 1.86
2014-04-26 6:25 AM EDT Low Tide 0.05
Saunders Wharf, Rappahannock River, Virginia:  
2014-04-25 1:26 AM EDT High Tide 1.79
2014-04-25 7:47 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-25 1:53 PM EDT High Tide 1.70
2014-04-25 8:09 PM EDT Low Tide 0.09
2014-04-26 2:22 AM EDT High Tide 1.86
Solomons Island, Patuxent River, Maryland (sub):  
2014-04-24 11:18 PM EDT High Tide 1.53
2014-04-25 5:59 AM EDT Low Tide 0.19
2014-04-25 11:43 AM EDT High Tide 1.36
2014-04-25 6:09 PM EDT Low Tide 0.18
2014-04-26 12:16 AM EDT High Tide 1.65
2014-04-26 7:03 AM EDT Low Tide 0.17
Solomons Island, Patuxent River, Maryland:  
2014-04-24 11:25 PM EDT High Tide 1.47
2014-04-25 5:44 AM EDT Low Tide 0.22
2014-04-25 11:41 AM EDT High Tide 1.38
2014-04-25 6:05 PM EDT Low Tide 0.06
2014-04-26 12:24 AM EDT High Tide 1.55
2014-04-26 6:43 AM EDT Low Tide 0.20
Sunnybank, Little Wicomico River, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-24 11:57 PM EDT High Tide 0.84
2014-04-25 6:13 AM EDT Low Tide 0.01
2014-04-25 12:25 PM EDT High Tide 0.82
2014-04-25 6:36 PM EDT Low Tide -0.01
2014-04-26 12:58 AM EDT High Tide 0.90
2014-04-26 7:14 AM EDT Low Tide -0.02
Travis Point, Coan River, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-24 11:20 PM EDT High Tide 1.46
2014-04-25 5:23 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-25 11:46 AM EDT High Tide 1.39
2014-04-25 5:45 PM EDT Low Tide 0.09
2014-04-26 12:15 AM EDT High Tide 1.52
2014-04-26 6:23 AM EDT Low Tide 0.05

Currents Information

Date Time Current Type Speed
Broomes Island, 0.4 mile south of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-24 9:17 PM EDT Max Flood 0.45 knots
2014-04-25 12:47 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 3:51 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.49 knots
2014-04-25 7:01 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 9:41 AM EDT Max Flood 0.36 knots
2014-04-25 12:49 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 3:59 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.51 knots
2014-04-25 7:01 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 10:08 PM EDT Max Flood 0.51 knots
2014-04-26 1:41 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-26 4:49 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.56 knots
2014-04-26 8:07 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Drum Point, 0.3 mile SSE of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-24 9:13 PM EDT Max Flood 0.45 knots
2014-04-25 12:24 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 3:37 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.41 knots
2014-04-25 6:43 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 9:37 AM EDT Max Flood 0.36 knots
2014-04-25 12:26 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 3:45 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.42 knots
2014-04-25 6:43 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 10:04 PM EDT Max Flood 0.51 knots
2014-04-26 1:18 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-26 4:35 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.47 knots
2014-04-26 7:49 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Hog Point, 0.6 n.mi. north of, Maryland Current (13d):  
2014-04-24 9:04 PM EDT Max Flood 0.45 knots
2014-04-24 11:50 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 2:53 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.49 knots
2014-04-25 7:17 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 9:28 AM EDT Max Flood 0.36 knots
2014-04-25 11:52 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 3:01 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.51 knots
2014-04-25 7:17 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 9:55 PM EDT Max Flood 0.51 knots
2014-04-26 12:44 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-26 3:51 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.56 knots
2014-04-26 8:23 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Hog Point, 0.6 n.mi. north of, Maryland Current (41d):  
2014-04-24 8:55 PM EDT Max Flood 0.45 knots
2014-04-25 12:13 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 2:15 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.24 knots
2014-04-25 5:38 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 9:19 AM EDT Max Flood 0.36 knots
2014-04-25 12:15 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 2:23 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.25 knots
2014-04-25 5:38 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 9:46 PM EDT Max Flood 0.51 knots
2014-04-26 1:07 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-26 3:13 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.28 knots
2014-04-26 6:44 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Persimmon Point, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-24 10:09 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 1:14 AM EDT Max Flood 1.35 knots
2014-04-25 4:02 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 7:29 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.46 knots
2014-04-25 10:53 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 1:38 PM EDT Max Flood 1.07 knots
2014-04-25 4:04 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 7:37 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.52 knots
2014-04-25 10:53 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-26 2:05 AM EDT Max Flood 1.54 knots
2014-04-26 4:56 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-26 8:27 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.68 knots
Point Patience, 0.1 mile southwest of, Maryland Current (15d):  
2014-04-24 11:03 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 2:52 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.81 knots
2014-04-25 6:55 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 8:45 AM EDT Max Flood 0.43 knots
2014-04-25 11:05 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 3:00 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.85 knots
2014-04-25 6:55 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 9:12 PM EDT Max Flood 0.62 knots
2014-04-25 11:57 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-26 3:50 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.93 knots
2014-04-26 8:01 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Potomac River Bridge, 0.4 mile south of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-24 9:53 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 1:05 AM EDT Max Flood 0.99 knots
2014-04-25 4:11 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 7:36 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.46 knots
2014-04-25 10:37 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 1:29 PM EDT Max Flood 0.79 knots
2014-04-25 4:13 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 7:44 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.52 knots
2014-04-25 10:37 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-26 1:56 AM EDT Max Flood 1.13 knots
2014-04-26 5:05 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
Sandy Point, 0.5 mile south of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-24 8:44 PM EDT Max Flood 0.45 knots
2014-04-24 11:56 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 3:58 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.49 knots
2014-04-25 6:54 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 9:08 AM EDT Max Flood 0.36 knots
2014-04-25 11:58 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 4:06 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.51 knots
2014-04-25 6:54 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 9:35 PM EDT Max Flood 0.51 knots
2014-04-26 12:50 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-26 4:56 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.56 knots
2014-04-26 8:00 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
Swan Point, Virginia Current:  
2014-04-24 9:24 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 12:29 AM EDT Max Flood 0.36 knots
2014-04-25 3:17 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 6:44 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.81 knots
2014-04-25 10:08 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-25 12:53 PM EDT Max Flood 0.29 knots
2014-04-25 3:19 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-25 6:52 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.85 knots
2014-04-25 10:08 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-26 1:20 AM EDT Max Flood 0.41 knots
2014-04-26 4:11 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-26 7:42 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.93 knots