Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
612 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

ANZ400-141115-
612 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE MIDWEST THIS EVENING WILL
BUILD OVER OUR REGION THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND. THE
HIGH THEN RETREATS OFF THE COAST SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. LOW
PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN GULF COAST
STATES MONDAY AND THEN TRACK NORTHEASTWARD UP THE EASTERN SEABOARD
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT SHOULD PASS THROUGH THE
MID- ATLANTIC REGION WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS FOR THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY.

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ANZ450-451-141115-
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-
612 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.   FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...
THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SLEET LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ452-453-141115-
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-
612 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.   FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5
SECONDS. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING N
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN NW
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   SNOW LIKELY. RAIN OR SLEET LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ454-455-141115-
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-
612 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5
SECONDS. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT...
THEN BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN NW
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 4 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.   SNOW LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. SLEET LIKELY EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ431-141115-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
612 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON. SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ430-141115-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
612 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.   SNOW. SLEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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