Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
349 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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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-
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-
349 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM
EST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 1 AM
EST Sunday. The Gale Watch is no longer in effect.

* Location...The Atlantic coastal waters of southern New Jersey
  and Delaware.

* Winds...West-northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* Seas...3 to 5 feet.

* Timing...Winds are expected to increase late this evening and
  overnight. The strongest winds will occur late tonight when
  gusts could briefly approach gale force for an hour or two,
  especially in our offshore waters.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

ANZ450-451-161000-
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/O.UPG.KPHI.GL.A.0025.171216T0600Z-171216T1500Z/
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-
349 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM
EST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to
1 AM EST Sunday. The Gale Watch is no longer in effect.

* Location...The northern coastal waters of New Jersey.

* Winds...West-northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* Seas...3 to 5 feet.

* Timing...Winds are expected to increase late this evening and
  overnight. The strongest winds will occur late tonight when
  gusts could briefly approach gale force for an hour or two,
  especially in our offshore waters.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

ANZ430-431-161000-
/O.CON.KPHI.SC.Y.0102.171216T0600Z-171216T2300Z/
Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
349 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST
SATURDAY...

* Location...The Delaware Bay

* Winds...West-northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* Seas...2 to 4 feet.

* Timing...Winds are expected to increase overnight. The strongest
  winds will occur overnight. There may be a brief lull in the
  winds toward sunrise, but gusts above 25 kt are expected again
  later in the morning and afternoon on Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$
JRK



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