Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

ANZ430-431-450>455-012300-
/O.CON.KPHI.GL.A.0005.150202T2300Z-150203T1100Z/
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
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-
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-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET ON THE COASTAL WATERS, AND 3 TO 5 FEET ON
  DELAWARE BAY.

* TIMING...SEAS WILL GRADUALLY BUILD THROUGHOUT THE DAY MONDAY
  ALONG WITH INCREASING NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS. THE MAIN PERIOD
  FOR GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS IS LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO THE PRE
  DAWN HOURS ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED, BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

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