Synopsis For The Tidal Potomac And Md Portion Of The Chesapeake Bay
Forecast as of 3:47 PM EDT on March 12, 2014 - A strong wave of low pressure will cross just north of the Chesapeake Bay early this evening...dragging a cold front across the waters tonight. Canadian high pressure will build through Thursday evening before moving off the coast Friday. A Small Craft Advisory is likely for Thursday night.
Tidal Potomac From Key Bridge To Indian Head-
Forecast as of 3:47 PM EDT on March 12, 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening
Rest Of This Afternoon
S winds 15 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 45 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 ft.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt...becoming W around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming light. Waves 1 ft.
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers through the night. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.