Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

ANZ400-130915-
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES SUNDAY AND THEN DEPART TO THE EAST SUNDAY
NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN ACROSS THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY MONDAY,
MOVING NORTH ALONG THE APPALACHIANS TUESDAY AND THEN INTO CANADA WEDNESDAY.
MORE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FOR THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ450-451-130915-
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-
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.   HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
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. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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ANZ452-453-130915-
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-
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 3 TO 4 FT.
MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT LATE IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 TO 3 NM
LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.  HEAVY 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 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT 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 W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ454-455-130915-
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-
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. 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 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT 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 SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ431-130915-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
GUSTS TO 40 KT.  SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ430-130915-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W WITH GUSTS UP TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 3 FT LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.   SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.   FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.   FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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