Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
920 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

ANZ450-451-072300-
/O.CON.KPHI.SW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-161207T2300Z/
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-
920 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW JERSEY ATLANTIC
  COASTAL WATERS.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FT THIS MORNING SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* OUTLOOK...AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF INTERMITTENT NORTHWEST FLOW
  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS IS ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP
  THURSDAY AND LAST THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY NIGHT. ISOLATED
  GUSTS TO 35 KT POSSIBLE FRIDAY OR FRIDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

ANZ452>455-080300-
/O.CON.KPHI.SW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-161208T0300Z/
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-
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-
920 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...THE SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE ATLANTIC
  COASTAL WATERS.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET AND THEN SUBSIDING TONIGHT.

* WIND...ISOLATED NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 25 KT POSSIBLE THIS
  MORNING, ESPECIALLY NEAR THE ENTRANCE TO DELAWARE BAY.

* OUTLOOK...AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF INTERMITTENT NORTHWEST FLOW
  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS IS ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP
  THURSDAY AND LAST THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY NIGHT. ISOLATED
  GUSTS TO 35 KT POSSIBLE FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$



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