Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
947 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

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947 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

A warm frontal boundary will continue to lift north of the region
today with high pressure building into the southeast United States.
A cold front will then move through the region late Tuesday into
Wednesday. High pressure will then build southeastward into the
region for the middle of the week. On Friday, an area of low
pressure will track northeast into the Great Lakes bringing a warm
front through our region. This will be followed by a cold frontal
passage at the end of the week or early next week.

$$

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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-
947 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late this morning and
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft
or less. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or
less, then around 3 ft in the late morning and afternoon. Mainly
in S swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.WED...NW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then
2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
5 to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of rain.

$$

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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-
947 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Mainly in SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft
or less. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 ft or
less. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or
less, then around 3 ft early in the evening. Mainly in S swell
with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then
2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
5 to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of rain.

$$

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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-
947 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Mainly in S swell
with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Mainly in S
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Gusts
up to 20 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less. Mainly in S swell with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or
less, then around 3 ft late in the evening, then 2 ft or less
after midnight. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of
5 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then
2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
5 to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of rain.

$$

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Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
947 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. Patchy fog late
this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft or less.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of
rain.

$$

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Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
947 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. Patchy fog late
this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft or
less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of rain
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of
rain.

$$



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