Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
319 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

ANZ400-102015-
319 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE ACROSS NEW ENGLAND WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST AWAY
FROM THE REGION TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EASTWARD INTO THE
REGION THURSDAY AND THEN MOVE THROUGH ON FRIDAY BEFORE GIVING WAY TO
A ARCTIC COLD FRONTAL BOUNDARY BY THE END OF THE WEEK. ON SUNDAY,
ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SOUTHWARD INTO THE REGION
AS LOW PRESSURE FORMS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES BY MONDAY.
THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN TRACK UP THE EAST COAST ON
TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ450-451-102015-
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-
319 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... INCREASING
TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...
BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.

$$

ANZ452-453-102015-
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-
319 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT... INCREASING TO
40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ454-455-102015-
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-
319 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED FLURRIES. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT. SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE EVENING. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING SW
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...
THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ431-102015-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
319 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING... THEN ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... INCREASING
TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED FLURRIES. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE EVENING. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ430-102015-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
319 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.   SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING... THEN
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... INCREASING
TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED FLURRIES. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.   SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$


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