Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
648 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

ANZ430-312300-
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/O.CON.KPHI.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150131T2300Z/
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DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
648 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

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

* SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE DAY TIME HOURS.

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 ENTER 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.

&&

$$

ANZ431-450>455-312300-
/O.CON.KPHI.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150131T2300Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.UP.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150131T2300Z/
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-
648 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE DAY TIME HOURS.

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 ENTER 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.

&&

$$

JOHNSON



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