Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
340 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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

ANZ400-230900-
340 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STALL NEAR THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH
TUESDAY. THIS STALLED BOUNDARY WILL EVENTUALLY LIFT NORTHWARD INTO
THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT BY WEDNESDAY. MEANWHILE, LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPING NEAR THE NORTHERN GULF COAST LATE TUESDAY IS EXPECTED TO
STRENGTHEN AS IT TRACKS NORTHWARD INTO THE MIDWEST WEDNESDAY AND
GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES FOR
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ARRIVE LATE
SATURDAY.

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ANZ450-451-230900-
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-
340 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
PERIODS OF RAIN DEVELOPING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING S
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ452-453-230900-
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-
340 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
PERIODS OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING S
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.  A CHANCE OF RAIN
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 30 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ454-455-230900-
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-
340 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING
E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. PERIODS OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.   RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

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ANZ431-230900-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
340 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PERIODS OF
RAIN. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY
WITH PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
AROUND 4 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ430-230900-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
340 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PERIODS OF
RAIN. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN
1 TO 2 FT LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.   RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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