Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
328 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

ANZ400-220815-
328 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED JUST OFF THE EASTERN SEABOARD
THROUGH MIDWEEK. A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL
LIKELY DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES INTO THE REGION LATE THURSDAY. LOW
PRESSURE ORGANIZING OVER THE SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS IS FORECAST TO
STRENGTHEN WHILE IT TRACKS NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE MIDWEST AND
GREAT LAKES REGION LATE IN THE WEEK. MEANWHILE, A WARM FRONT AHEAD
OF THIS LOW WILL LIFT NORTHWARD THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC ON FRIDAY.
THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE
AREA ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST LATE
IN THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ450-451-220815-
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-
328 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ452-453-220815-
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-
328 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ454-455-220815-
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-
328 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ431-220815-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
328 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN
THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 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 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ430-220815-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
328 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT
THIS EVENING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG EARLY
IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.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 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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