Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
530 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

ANZ400-212215-
530 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER SOUTHERN QUEBEC EARLY THIS MORNING WILL
SLIDE SOUTHEASTWARD AND IT SHOULD PASS OFF THE COASTS OF NEW ENGLAND
AND NOVA SCOTIA LATE TODAY. THE HIGH IS THEN FORECAST TO PROGRESS
SOUTHWARD TO THE WATERS OFF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC COAST FOR
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THE HIGH IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LOSING ITS
INFLUENCE OVER OUR WEATHER ON FRIDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES
FROM THE WEST. THE COLD FRONT IS ANTICIPATED TO ARRIVE ON SATURDAY
AFTERNOON FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE FOR SUNDAY
AND MONDAY.

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ANZ450-451-212215-
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-
530 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ452-453-212215-
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-
530 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ454-455-212215-
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-
530 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ431-212215-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
530 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ430-212215-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
530 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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