Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
332 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

Sandy Hook NJ TO Fenwick Island DE to 20 NM offshore and Delaware
Bay

ANZ400-152015-
332 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

A surface low will move from the Carolinas early this morning to
offshore the Mid-Atlantic tonight. High pressure will build into
southeast Canada, allowing a backdoor cold front to move into or
through the area Saturday night and Sunday. This front will then
stall before lifting northward as a warm front Sunday night and
Monday. A cold front will progress through the region around the
middle of next week. Another system may affect the area near the
close of next week.

$$

ANZ450-451-152015-
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-
332 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...N winds around 5 kt, becoming S early this afternoon,
then becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas
around 3 ft early this morning, then 2 ft or less. Mainly in N
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.  A chance of snow
early this afternoon. Snow and rain likely late.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming
NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late in the evening, then
becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in N swell with a dominant period of
5 seconds.  Snow and rain likely early in the evening, then a
chance of snow late in the evening.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming
N 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the late evening and
overnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in SW swell with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the morning,
then 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then 3 to 4 ft in
the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ452-453-152015-
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-
332 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt late. Seas around 3 ft early this morning, then 2 ft
or less. Mainly in N swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
A chance of rain with a slight chance of snow early this
afternoon. Rain with snow likely late.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in N swell
with a dominant period of 5 seconds.  Rain and snow likely early
in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow late in the
evening.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming
NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming N 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mainly in SW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then around
3 ft after midnight.
.MON...W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the morning,
then 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ454-455-152015-
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-
332 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Mainly in N
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.  A chance of rain late
this morning. Rain this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in N swell with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.  Rain likely with a chance of snow
early in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly
in NW swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming
NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming N 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft
until early morning, then 2 ft or less. Mainly in SW swell with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SUN...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ431-152015-
Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
332 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less, then around
3 ft late. A chance of snow late this morning and early
afternoon. Rain likely this afternoon. Snow late.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt late.
Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Snow likely early in the
evening.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
NW 5 to 10 kt in the late evening and early morning, then
becoming N late. Waves around 3 ft early in the evening, then
2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ430-152015-
Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
332 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E winds around 5 kt, becoming N this afternoon. Waves
2 ft or less. A chance of snow late this morning. Snow this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 ft or
less, then around 3 ft after midnight. A chance of snow early in
the evening.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
N late. Waves 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 3 ft.

$$



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