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Tropical Storm Bertha moving toward northeastern Caribbean

The National Hurricane Center is currently monitoring Tropical Storm Bertha as it moves toward the northeastern Caribbean, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, with Bertha expected to pass just south of Puerto Rico on Saturday, before eventually curving to the north and northeast, away from the U.S. mainland.
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Last Update: 951 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisSEVERAL WEAK SURFACE TROUGHS WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TODAY, BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC PUSHES AN OFFSHORE WARM FRONT NORTHWESTWARD ACROSS THE EAST COAST THIS WEEKEND. SEVERAL DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ALONG THIS BOUNDARY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.
  • Rest Of Today SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. isolated showers and tstms this afternoon.
  • Tonight E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. showers likely...mainly after midnight.
  • Sat E winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds. numerous showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Sat Night SE winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to around 5 kt late. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds. numerous showers early in the evening...then scattered showers in the late evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm early in the evening...then 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
  • Sun E winds around 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
  • Sun Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers.
  • Mon W winds around 5 kt...becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
  • Tue SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

    winds and seas higher in and near tstms.




WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm
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