Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1000 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

ANZ400-130215-
1000 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN TO OUR SOUTHEAST TODAY, WHILE
ANOTHER MOVES OUT OF THE GREAT LAKES AND INTO NEW ENGLAND TONIGHT
INTO SATURDAY MORNING, PULLING A COLD FRONT ACROSS OUR AREA. BITTER
COLD AIR WILL MOVE IN DURING THE WEEKEND, BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS ACROSS OUR AREA SUNDAY. THIS HIGH WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
MONDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE UP THE EAST COAST AND
AFFECT OUR AREA MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
RETURN FOR THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY

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ANZ450-451-130215-
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-
1000 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN
NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN NW
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.   SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.   FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

$$

ANZ452-453-130215-
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-
1000 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN
NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.   FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

$$

ANZ454-455-130215-
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-
1000 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 KT LATE. SEAS AROUND 2 FT EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FOOT
OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.   FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

$$

ANZ431-130215-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1000 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

$$

ANZ430-130215-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1000 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON... THEN 1 FOOT OR
LESS.   SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KT LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 4 FT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.   SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$


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