Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1039 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

ANZ452>455-280345-
/O.CON.KPHI.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-140828T2200Z/
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-
1039 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM EDT THURSDAY...

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

* SWELLS...INCREASING TO 12 TO 16 SECONDS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS INTO THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO
  THURSDAY.

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 SWELLS CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE
BREAKING WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO
BREAK MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN NORMAL. REMEMBER...
BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN A LARGE VESSEL.

&&

$$

ANZ450-451-280345-
/O.CON.KPHI.SW.Y.0007.140827T1800Z-140828T2200Z/
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-
1039 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM EDT THURSDAY...

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

* SWELLS...INCREASING TO 12 TO 16 SECONDS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN
  BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING
  INTO THURSDAY.

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 SWELLS CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE
BREAKING WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO
BREAK MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN NORMAL. REMEMBER...
BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN A LARGE VESSEL.

&&

$$







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