Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
930 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE TO 20 NM OFFSHORE AND DELAWARE
BAY

ANZ400-251415-
930 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS AS IT LIFTS UP ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES
REGION INTO CANADA THROUGH TONIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL
SWEEP ACROSS OUR AREA EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN SETTLE TO OUR SOUTH THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY, BEFORE SHIFTING
OFFSHORE INTO SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SETTLE THROUGH
OUR AREA SUNDAY, HOWEVER IT MAY THEN STALL NEARBY. LOW PRESSURE
SHOULD DEVELOP AND MOVE ALONG THIS FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY,
TRACKING TO OUR SOUTH.

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ANZ450-451-251415-
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-
930 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.   PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE
THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ452-453-251415-
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-
930 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.   PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE THIS EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ454-455-251415-
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-
930 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.   PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE THIS EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ431-251415-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
930 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE THIS EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY... THEN RAIN LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ430-251415-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
930 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.   PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE THIS EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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