Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
800 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

ANZ400-240000-
800 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE EAST COAST TODAY, THEN SHIFT
OFFSHORE TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT TO OUR NORTHWEST FRIDAY,
THEN A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY. THIS
FRONT IS FORECAST TO STALL NEAR THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE AREA
THROUGH SUNDAY, BUT MAY RETURN NORTHWARD AS A WARM FRONT MONDAY. A
COUPLE OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS ARE FORECAST MOVE ACROSS THE EAST
COAST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ450-451-240000-
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-
800 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT EARLY THIS
MORNING.  ..BECOMING MAINLY IN NE WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN AROUND 2 FT LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING SW
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN S
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.

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ANZ452-453-240000-
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-
800 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT EARLY
THIS MORNING. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN AROUND 2 FT LATE. MAINLY IN
NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 4 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ454-455-240000-
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-
800 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT EARLY
THIS MORNING. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN NE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 4 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

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ANZ431-240000-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
800 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING
NW 5 TO 10 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT EARLY THIS MORNING... THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 1 TO
2 FT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON... THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 1 TO
2 FT LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.

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ANZ430-240000-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
800 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING
NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 1 TO
2 FT LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.

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