Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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987
FZUS51 KPHI 181133
CWFPHI

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
633 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

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

ANZ400-182315-
633 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

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

LOW PRESSURE SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND WILL INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES EASTWARD
TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THIS DEPARTING LOW FOR
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS THROUGH THE
REGION ON FRIDAY WITH A MUCH LARGER LOW IMPACTING THE AREA EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

$$

ANZ450-451-182315-
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-
633 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.   PATCHY
FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ452-453-182315-
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-
633 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ454-455-182315-
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-
633 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ431-182315-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
633 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ430-182315-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
633 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG
EARLY THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$



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