Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
641 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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

ANZ400-142315-
641 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS OUR REGION TODAY AND IT
SHOULD PASS OFF THE COAST TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO
DEVELOP OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI AND TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEYS ON
MONDAY. THE LOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHEASTWARD AND IT SHOULD PASS
OVER OR NEAR OUR REGION ON TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT FROM THE NORTHWEST
IS ANTICIPATED TO ARRIVE ON WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FOR
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY.


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ANZ450-451-142315-
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-
641 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THIS
MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
MAINLY IN W SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET
IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ452-453-142315-
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-
641 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THIS
MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN SLEET WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ454-455-142315-
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-
641 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THIS
MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. SNOW LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SLEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...INCREASING
TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ431-142315-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
641 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THIS
MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS
AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SNOW UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. SLEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ430-142315-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
641 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THIS
MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FOOT OR
LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW. RAIN AND SLEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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