Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
358 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

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

ANZ400-230815-
358 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED EAST OF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
WEST THURSDAY THEN STALL AT NIGHT, BEFORE LIFTING NORTHWARD AS A
WARM FRONT FRIDAY. A STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE PLAINS AND TRACK ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES SATURDAY,
WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT SWEEPING ACROSS OUR AREA SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS TO OUR SOUTH LATER SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT ARRIVES MONDAY BEFORE STALLING
TO OUR SOUTH, THEN IT SHOULD MOVE NORTHWARD AS A WARM FRONT
WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ450-451-230815-
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-
358 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 TO 3 NM IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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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-
358 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3
NM.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ454-455-230815-
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-
358 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE
LATE WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE EARLY
IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ431-230815-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
358 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE
EARLY IN THE MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ430-230815-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
358 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM LATE.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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