Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1128 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

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

ANZ400-231500-
1128 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

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

LARGE HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES WILL SLIDE
SOUTHEAST AND CREST OVER OUR REGION THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT TO OUR NORTHWEST FRIDAY, WHILE A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT PUSHES
THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. THIS FRONT IS
FORECAST TO STALL NEAR THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE AREA OR JUST
TO OUR SOUTH INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. LOW PRESSURE IS LIKELY TO MOVE
MOVE EAST ALONG THAT MID ATLANTIC COAST WARM FRONT.

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ANZ450-451-231500-
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-
1128 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW
10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN NE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT LATE. MAINLY IN
S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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ANZ452-453-231500-
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-
1128 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SW 10 TO
15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN NE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6
SECONDS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ454-455-231500-
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-
1128 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SW LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN NE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY
IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ431-231500-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1128 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5
TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 1
TO 2 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ430-231500-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1128 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT LATE THIS EVENING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE IN
THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING
SW LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 1 TO
2 FT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

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