Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
332 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HAZARDOUS SEAS IS ANTICIPATED THROUGH AT
LEAST NEXT THURSDAY...

.POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE JOSE WILL LIKELY KEEP SEAS AT OR ABOVE
5 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING THEN SWELLS FROM MARIA WILL START
BUILDING AND BECOME NOTICEABLE THIS WEEKEND. POWERFUL SOUTHEAST
SWELLS FROM HURRICANE MARIA WILL PROBABLY EXCEED 10 FEET AROUND
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY OF NEXT WEEK WITH A 15-SECOND PERIOD.

ANZ450>455-232100-
/O.CON.KPHI.SW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170924T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK TO MANASQUAN INLET NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MANASQUAN INLET TO LITTLE EGG INLET NJ OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET TO GREAT EGG INLET NJ OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO CAPE HENLOPEN DE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 NM-
332 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...THE ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS OF NEW JERSEY AND
  DELAWARE.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.

* OUTLOOK...SWELLS FROM MARIA WILL DETERMINE IF THERE IS ANY BRIEF
  LULL BELOW 5 FOOT SEAS SUNDAY. NEXT WEEK, SOUTHEAST SWELLS WILL
  LIKELY EXCEED 10 FEET IN THE ATLANTIC WATERS TUESDAY AND
  WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS WHERE LONG PERIOD SWELLS CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE
BREAKING WAVES.

&&

$$

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