Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
321 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

ANZ400-271945-
321 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED OVER THE CAROLINAS WILL DRIFT
SLOWLY OUT TO SEA TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA ON
SUNDAY, THEN STALL TO OUR SOUTH AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM RIDES
ALONG IT MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. A STRONG CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL REACH THE NORTHER PLAINS BY TUESDAY AND IS THEN
EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY BUILD SOUTH AND THEN EAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ450-451-271945-
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-
321 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.   SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

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ANZ452-453-271945-
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-
321 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
12 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.   SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN S
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   RAIN LIKELY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

ANZ454-455-271945-
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-
321 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN S SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.   SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.   RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ431-271945-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
321 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ430-271945-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
321 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.   SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.   RAIN LIKELY
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

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