Marine Weather for AN 537

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 7:31 PM EDT on April 16, 2014
Synopsis For The Tidal Potomac And Md Portion Of The Chesapeake Bay
High pressure will build northeast across the mid-Atlantic states today...with a surface ridge remaining over the area into the weekend. The next low pressure area will move through the region Saturday. Small craft advisories are possible Saturday night.
Forecast as of 7:31 PM EDT on April 16, 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect from midnight EDT tonight through Thursday afternoon
Tidal Potomac From Cobb Island To Smith Point-
Tonight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thu
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Thu Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves 1 ft.
Fri Night
NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Mon
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Small Craft Advisory
Statement as of 5:59 PM EDT on April 16, 2014

...Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM EDT Thursday... ...Small Craft Advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has cancelled the Small Craft Advisory. A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM EDT Thursday.

* 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 53.1 °F
Solomons Island, MD 54.0 °F
Bishops Head, MD 54.0 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
Potomac, MD 44042 51 °F 0.98 ft
Gooses Reef, MD 44062 52 °F 1.64 ft
Stingray Point, VA 44058 54 °F 1.31 ft
Upper Potomac, MD 44061 58 °F
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Annapolis 44063 53 °F 0.66 ft
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Thomas Point, MD TPLM2 52 °F
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Colonial Beach, Potomac River, Virginia (sub):  
2014-04-16 10:41 AM EDT Low Tide 0.16
2014-04-16 4:50 PM EDT High Tide 1.82
2014-04-16 10:32 PM EDT Low Tide 0.27
2014-04-17 4:52 AM EDT High Tide 2.11
2014-04-17 11:26 AM EDT Low Tide 0.16
2014-04-17 5:32 PM EDT High Tide 1.83
Colonial Beach, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 10:27 AM EDT Low Tide 0.01
2014-04-16 4:16 PM EDT High Tide 1.76
2014-04-16 10:25 PM EDT Low Tide -0.00
2014-04-17 4:39 AM EDT High Tide 2.14
2014-04-17 11:10 AM EDT Low Tide 0.01
2014-04-17 4:59 PM EDT High Tide 1.76
Colton Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-16 10:11 AM EDT Low Tide 0.13
2014-04-16 4:40 PM EDT High Tide 1.94
2014-04-16 10:02 PM EDT Low Tide 0.22
2014-04-17 4:42 AM EDT High Tide 2.25
2014-04-17 10:56 AM EDT Low Tide 0.13
2014-04-17 5:22 PM EDT High Tide 1.95
Cornfield Harbor, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-16 9:19 AM EDT Low Tide 0.09
2014-04-16 3:42 PM EDT High Tide 1.43
2014-04-16 9:10 PM EDT Low Tide 0.16
2014-04-17 3:44 AM EDT High Tide 1.66
2014-04-17 10:04 AM EDT Low Tide 0.09
2014-04-17 4:24 PM EDT High Tide 1.44
Dahlgren, Upper Machodoc Creek, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 11:21 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-16 5:16 PM EDT High Tide 1.73
2014-04-16 11:12 PM EDT Low Tide 0.20
2014-04-17 5:18 AM EDT High Tide 2.00
2014-04-17 12:06 PM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-17 5:58 PM EDT High Tide 1.74
Fleeton Point, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 1:39 PM EDT High Tide 1.10
2014-04-16 7:50 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-17 1:58 AM EDT High Tide 1.30
2014-04-17 8:29 AM EDT Low Tide -0.05
2014-04-17 2:21 PM EDT High Tide 1.09
Glebe Point, Great Wicomico River, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 1:56 PM EDT High Tide 1.31
2014-04-16 8:13 PM EDT Low Tide -0.06
2014-04-17 2:15 AM EDT High Tide 1.55
2014-04-17 8:52 AM EDT Low Tide -0.09
2014-04-17 2:38 PM EDT High Tide 1.31
Great Wicomico River Light, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 1:39 PM EDT High Tide 1.10
2014-04-16 7:47 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-17 1:58 AM EDT High Tide 1.30
2014-04-17 8:26 AM EDT Low Tide -0.05
2014-04-17 2:21 PM EDT High Tide 1.09
Holland Island Bar Light, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland:  
2014-04-16 9:03 AM EDT Low Tide -0.06
2014-04-16 2:57 PM EDT High Tide 1.50
2014-04-16 9:06 PM EDT Low Tide -0.04
2014-04-17 3:16 AM EDT High Tide 1.77
2014-04-17 9:45 AM EDT Low Tide -0.07
2014-04-17 3:39 PM EDT High Tide 1.49
Kinsale, Yeocomico River, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 10:01 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-16 4:12 PM EDT High Tide 1.31
2014-04-16 9:52 PM EDT Low Tide 0.20
2014-04-17 4:14 AM EDT High Tide 1.52
2014-04-17 10:46 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-17 4:54 PM EDT High Tide 1.32
Lewisetta, Potomac River, Virginia (sub):  
2014-04-16 9:23 AM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-16 3:39 PM EDT High Tide 1.37
2014-04-16 9:14 PM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2014-04-17 3:41 AM EDT High Tide 1.59
2014-04-17 10:08 AM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-17 4:21 PM EDT High Tide 1.38
Lewisetta, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 9:10 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-16 2:56 PM EDT High Tide 1.34
2014-04-16 9:07 PM EDT Low Tide 0.07
2014-04-17 3:23 AM EDT High Tide 1.62
2014-04-17 9:54 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-17 3:38 PM EDT High Tide 1.34
Lower Cedar Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-16 10:58 AM EDT Low Tide 0.11
2014-04-16 5:10 PM EDT High Tide 1.61
2014-04-16 10:49 PM EDT Low Tide 0.18
2014-04-17 5:12 AM EDT High Tide 1.87
2014-04-17 11:43 AM EDT Low Tide 0.10
2014-04-17 5:52 PM EDT High Tide 1.62
Mills Point (south of), Wicomico River, Maryland:  
2014-04-16 10:49 AM EDT Low Tide 0.13
2014-04-16 4:53 PM EDT High Tide 1.94
2014-04-16 10:40 PM EDT Low Tide 0.22
2014-04-17 4:55 AM EDT High Tide 2.25
2014-04-17 11:34 AM EDT Low Tide 0.13
2014-04-17 5:35 PM EDT High Tide 1.95
Mount Holly, Nomini Creek, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 10:40 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-16 5:07 PM EDT High Tide 1.61
2014-04-16 10:31 PM EDT Low Tide 0.20
2014-04-17 5:09 AM EDT High Tide 1.87
2014-04-17 11:25 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-17 5:49 PM EDT High Tide 1.62
Piney Point, Potomac River, Maryland:  
2014-04-16 9:38 AM EDT Low Tide 0.11
2014-04-16 4:04 PM EDT High Tide 1.52
2014-04-16 9:29 PM EDT Low Tide 0.18
2014-04-17 4:06 AM EDT High Tide 1.76
2014-04-17 10:23 AM EDT Low Tide 0.10
2014-04-17 4:46 PM EDT High Tide 1.53
Ragged Point, Coles Neck, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 9:51 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-16 4:23 PM EDT High Tide 1.61
2014-04-16 9:42 PM EDT Low Tide 0.20
2014-04-17 4:25 AM EDT High Tide 1.87
2014-04-17 10:36 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-17 5:05 PM EDT High Tide 1.62
Saunders Wharf, Rappahannock River, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 12:13 PM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-16 6:05 PM EDT High Tide 1.61
2014-04-17 12:04 AM EDT Low Tide 0.19
2014-04-17 6:07 AM EDT High Tide 1.87
2014-04-17 12:58 PM EDT Low Tide 0.11
2014-04-17 6:47 PM EDT High Tide 1.62
Solomons Island, Patuxent River, Maryland (sub):  
2014-04-16 10:25 AM EDT Low Tide 0.17
2014-04-16 3:51 PM EDT High Tide 1.13
2014-04-16 9:33 PM EDT Low Tide 0.14
2014-04-17 4:06 AM EDT High Tide 1.72
2014-04-17 11:13 AM EDT Low Tide 0.17
2014-04-17 4:36 PM EDT High Tide 1.12
Solomons Island, Patuxent River, Maryland:  
2014-04-16 10:07 AM EDT Low Tide 0.18
2014-04-16 3:45 PM EDT High Tide 1.28
2014-04-16 9:55 PM EDT Low Tide 0.07
2014-04-17 4:09 AM EDT High Tide 1.58
2014-04-17 10:51 AM EDT Low Tide 0.19
2014-04-17 4:28 PM EDT High Tide 1.28
Sunnybank, Little Wicomico River, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 10:17 AM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-16 4:22 PM EDT High Tide 0.80
2014-04-16 10:21 PM EDT Low Tide -0.02
2014-04-17 4:41 AM EDT High Tide 0.95
2014-04-17 11:00 AM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-17 5:04 PM EDT High Tide 0.80
Travis Point, Coan River, Potomac River, Virginia:  
2014-04-16 9:49 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-16 3:58 PM EDT High Tide 1.31
2014-04-16 9:40 PM EDT Low Tide 0.20
2014-04-17 4:00 AM EDT High Tide 1.52
2014-04-17 10:34 AM EDT Low Tide 0.12
2014-04-17 4:40 PM EDT High Tide 1.32

Currents Information

Date Time Current Type Speed
Broomes Island, 0.4 mile south of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-16 11:49 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 2:08 PM EDT Max Flood 0.29 knots
2014-04-16 5:04 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 8:01 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.40 knots
2014-04-16 10:45 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 2:06 AM EDT Max Flood 0.55 knots
2014-04-17 5:45 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 9:01 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.60 knots
2014-04-17 12:38 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 2:53 PM EDT Max Flood 0.27 knots
2014-04-17 5:46 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
Drum Point, 0.3 mile SSE of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-16 11:31 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 2:04 PM EDT Max Flood 0.29 knots
2014-04-16 4:41 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 7:47 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.33 knots
2014-04-16 10:27 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 2:02 AM EDT Max Flood 0.55 knots
2014-04-17 5:22 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 8:47 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.50 knots
2014-04-17 12:20 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 2:49 PM EDT Max Flood 0.27 knots
2014-04-17 5:23 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 8:28 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.32 knots
Hog Point, 0.6 n.mi. north of, Maryland Current (13d):  
2014-04-16 12:05 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 1:55 PM EDT Max Flood 0.29 knots
2014-04-16 4:07 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 7:03 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.40 knots
2014-04-16 11:01 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 1:53 AM EDT Max Flood 0.55 knots
2014-04-17 4:48 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 8:03 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.60 knots
2014-04-17 12:54 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 2:40 PM EDT Max Flood 0.27 knots
2014-04-17 4:49 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 7:44 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.38 knots
Hog Point, 0.6 n.mi. north of, Maryland Current (41d):  
2014-04-16 10:26 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 1:46 PM EDT Max Flood 0.29 knots
2014-04-16 4:30 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 6:25 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.20 knots
2014-04-16 9:22 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 1:44 AM EDT Max Flood 0.55 knots
2014-04-17 5:11 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 7:25 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.30 knots
2014-04-17 11:15 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 2:31 PM EDT Max Flood 0.27 knots
2014-04-17 5:12 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 7:06 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.19 knots
Persimmon Point, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-16 11:55 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.80 knots
2014-04-16 3:41 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 6:05 PM EDT Max Flood 0.87 knots
2014-04-16 8:19 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 11:39 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.21 knots
2014-04-17 2:37 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 6:03 AM EDT Max Flood 1.64 knots
2014-04-17 9:00 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 12:39 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.80 knots
2014-04-17 4:30 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 6:50 PM EDT Max Flood 0.80 knots
Point Patience, 0.1 mile southwest of, Maryland Current (15d):  
2014-04-16 11:43 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 1:12 PM EDT Max Flood 0.35 knots
2014-04-16 3:20 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 7:02 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.67 knots
2014-04-16 10:39 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 1:10 AM EDT Max Flood 0.65 knots
2014-04-17 4:01 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 8:02 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.00 knots
2014-04-17 12:32 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 1:57 PM EDT Max Flood 0.32 knots
2014-04-17 4:02 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 7:43 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.63 knots
Potomac River Bridge, 0.4 mile south of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-16 12:02 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.80 knots
2014-04-16 3:25 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 5:56 PM EDT Max Flood 0.64 knots
2014-04-16 8:28 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 11:46 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.21 knots
2014-04-17 2:21 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 5:54 AM EDT Max Flood 1.20 knots
2014-04-17 9:09 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 12:46 PM EDT Max Ebb -1.80 knots
2014-04-17 4:14 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 6:41 PM EDT Max Flood 0.59 knots
Sandy Point, 0.5 mile south of, Maryland Current:  
2014-04-16 11:42 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 1:35 PM EDT Max Flood 0.29 knots
2014-04-16 4:13 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 8:08 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.40 knots
2014-04-16 10:38 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 1:33 AM EDT Max Flood 0.55 knots
2014-04-17 4:54 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 9:08 AM EDT Max Ebb -0.60 knots
2014-04-17 12:31 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 2:20 PM EDT Max Flood 0.27 knots
2014-04-17 4:55 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
Swan Point, Virginia Current:  
2014-04-16 11:10 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.00 knots
2014-04-16 2:56 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-16 5:20 PM EDT Max Flood 0.23 knots
2014-04-16 7:34 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-16 10:54 PM EDT Max Ebb -0.67 knots
2014-04-17 1:52 AM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 5:18 AM EDT Max Flood 0.44 knots
2014-04-17 8:15 AM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots
2014-04-17 11:54 AM EDT Max Ebb -1.00 knots
2014-04-17 3:45 PM EDT Slack, Flood Begins 0.00 knots
2014-04-17 6:05 PM EDT Max Flood 0.21 knots
2014-04-17 8:16 PM EDT Slack, Ebb Begins -0.00 knots