Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
340 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

...A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HAZARDOUS SEAS IS ANTICIPATED INTO THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...

.TROPICAL CYCLONE JOSE WILL LIKELY KEEP SEAS AT OR ABOVE 5 FEET
THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. THERE IS GOOD CHANCE THAT BUILDING SWELLS
FROM HURRICANE MARIA WILL ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

ANZ450>455-212100-
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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-
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-
340 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS TODAY AND TONIGHT...INCREASING TO
  10 TO 20 KNOTS FOR FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

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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