Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
301 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

Sandy Hook NJ to Fenwick Island DE to 20 NM offshore and Delaware
Bay

ANZ400-251930-
301 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

A warm front will lift north and east into the area by early
afternoon. Then a cold front will pass through the area late this
afternoon and evening. Strengthening high pressure is then
forecast to build into the Mid-Atlantic states Tuesday. A cold
front will drop down through the region on Wednesday night while
low pressure develops over Illinois. That low slides to the Mid-
Atlantic coast by Friday morning, then intensifies into a strong
storm over the western Atlantic Friday night before heading slowly
out to sea over the weekend.

$$

ANZ450-451-251930-
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-
301 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late this
morning, then becoming SW early this afternoon, becoming W 5 to
10 kt late. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from
the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Areas of fog this
morning. Rain with a slight chance of tstms. Patchy drizzle. Vsby
1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less until late afternoon, then
increasing to 1 to 3 NM late.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from
the SE with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the
SE with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the
evening, then 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the E with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, then 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ452-251930-
Coastal waters from Little Egg Inlet to Great Egg Inlet NJ out
20 nm-
301 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW late this morning and
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from
the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Areas of fog this
morning. Rain with a slight chance of tstms. Patchy drizzle. Vsby
1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less until late afternoon, then
increasing to 1 to 3 NM late.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the late evening
and overnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the
S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly
from the E with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ453-251930-
Coastal waters from Great Egg Inlet to Cape May NJ out 20 nm-
301 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW late this morning and
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from
the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Areas of fog this
morning. Rain with a slight chance of tstms. Patchy drizzle. Vsby
1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less until late afternoon, then
increasing to 1 to 3 NM late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the late evening
and overnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly from
the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell
mainly from the E with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ454-455-251930-
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-
301 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW late this morning and
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then 3 to 4 ft.
Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Areas of fog this morning. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of
rain with patchy heavy drizzle. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM
or less early this morning, increasing to 1 to 3 NM this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the late evening
and overnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a
dominant period of 6 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then
2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of
7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly
from the E with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ431-251930-
Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
301 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SE
5 to 10 kt early this morning, then becoming SW with gusts up to
20 kt late this morning and afternoon. Waves around 3 ft after
midnight, then 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft early this
afternoon, then 2 ft or less. Areas of fog this morning. Rain
with patchy drizzle early this morning. A slight chance of tstms
this morning. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle late this
morning and this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early, decreasing to 1
NM or less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the late evening
and overnight. Waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...S winds around 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 3 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves around 3 ft. Rain likely.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ430-251930-
Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
301 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt early this morning, then becoming S late this
morning, becoming SW this afternoon. Waves 2 ft or less. Areas of
fog early this morning. Rain with a slight chance of tstms.
Patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early, decreasing to 1 NM or less,
increasing to 1 to 3 NM early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 2 ft or less. Rain likely.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$



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