Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
859 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

ANZ400-051315-
859 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

SEVERAL WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEASTWARD ALONG A
COLD FRONTAL BOUNDARY THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS COLD FRONTAL BOUNDARY
WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THURSDAY NIGHT AND WILL GIVE WAY TO AN AREA OF
HIGH PRESSURE MOVING INTO THE REGION ON FRIDAY. FOR THE WEEKEND
AND EARLY NEXT WEEK, WE WILL ALTERNATE BETWEEN AREAS OF HIGH
PRESSURE AND COLD FRONTS MOVING THROUGH THE REGION.

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ANZ450-451-051315-
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-
859 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.   RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE
MORNING. SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.   FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  ..BECOMING MAINLY IN NE WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ452-453-051315-
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-
859 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.   AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY THIS
EVENING.  RAIN EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN
LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS...INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE
MORNING. SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.   A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW
5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  ..BECOMING MAINLY IN NE WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

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ANZ454-455-051315-
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-
859 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SLEET
AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. SNOW
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO
1 NM OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   A CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE EVENING. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

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ANZ431-051315-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
859 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY THIS EVENING.  RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS...INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. SNOW. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ430-051315-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
859 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...
THEN 1 TO 2 FT LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF DENSE
FOG EARLY THIS EVENING. RAIN EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS... INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.   SLEET...RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SNOW LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.   A CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE EVENING. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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