Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
632 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

Sandy Hook NJ TO Fenwick Island DE to 20 NM offshore and Delaware
Bay

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632 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

A low pressure system will cross to the north of the region today,
dragging a cold front through this evening. High pressure builds in
for Wednesday. A weak low pressure system will cross the region on
Thursday with another system moving up the coast on Friday. A brief
return to high pressure for the start of the weekend with yet
another system moving through our area late Sunday or Monday.

$$

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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-
632 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Gusts up
to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Mainly in SW swell with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.  A slight chance of showers early this
afternoon. A chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.WED...W winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt late.
Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 6 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight.
Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.  A chance
of snow showers after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of snow
showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. A chance of snow
and rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

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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-
632 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds around 20 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Gusts
up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in SW swell with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.  A slight chance of showers early this
afternoon. A chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.WED...W winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period
6 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late evening and
overnight. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of
5 seconds.  A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after
midnight.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain
and snow showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then
2 ft or less. A chance of snow in the morning. A chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

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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-
632 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Mainly in SW swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.  A slight
chance of showers early this afternoon. A chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.WED...W winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period
6 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.  A
chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after midnight.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the
evening, then 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less. A chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

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Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
632 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt early this
afternoon, then increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. Gusts up to
30 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers early this afternoon.
A slight chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 4 to
6 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 4 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Waves
3 to 4 ft until early morning, then 2 ft or less. A chance of
snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after midnight.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft or
less. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of snow in the morning. A
chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 3 ft in the evening, then 2 ft or less.

$$

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Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
632 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late this
morning and early afternoon, then becoming W 15 to 20 kt late.
Gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 35 kt late. Waves around 3 ft. A
slight chance of showers late this morning. A chance of showers
early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, diminishing to
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming
SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the late evening and
overnight. Waves around 3 ft until early morning, then 2 ft or
less. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after midnight.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of snow
and rain showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
2 ft or less. A chance of snow and rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft in the morning,
then 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.

$$



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