Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
333 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...PERIODIC WEST NORTHWEST GALES AND FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THIS
WEEKEND AS THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON SO FAR... ARRIVES BY
SUNDAY...

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DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
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-
333 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY. A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE GALE
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE ATLANTIC COASTAL
  WATERS AND THE DELAWARE BAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWESTERLY 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY RATES ARE EXPECTED
  EARLY SATURDAY MORNING CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY MORNING. FREEZING
  SPRAY RATES MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT...REACHING
  GALES BEFORE DAWN. WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BEGIN TO DIMINISH
  UNTIL SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTERING THE ADVISORY AREA. MARINERS ARE URGED TO
ENSURE THEIR LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT REMAINS FREE OF ICE AND THAT
THEIR FIRE FIGHTING CAPABILITIES ARE NOT IMPACTED DUE TO ADVERSE
WEATHER CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
333 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY. A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...UPPER DELAWARE BAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWESTERLY 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...1 TO 3 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY RATES ARE EXPECTED
  EARLY SATURDAY MORNING CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY MORNING. FREEZING
  SPRAY RATES MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT...REACHING
  GALES BEFORE DAWN. WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BEGIN TO DIMINISH
  UNTIL SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTERING THE ADVISORY AREA. MARINERS ARE URGED TO
ENSURE THEIR LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT REMAINS FREE OF ICE AND THAT
THEIR FIRE FIGHTING CAPABILITIES ARE NOT IMPACTED DUE TO ADVERSE
WEATHER CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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