Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1027 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

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1027 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EASTWARD INTO THE REGION LATE TODAY AND
THEN MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONTAL
BOUNDARY WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT. BY 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
TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

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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-
1027 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...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 NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. MAINLY IN SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 3 TO 5 FT.   SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

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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-
1027 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
LATE.
.TONIGHT...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 AFTER MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FOOT OR LESS. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS IN THE MORNING... BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING W 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS...THEN 3 TO 5 FT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.

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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-
1027 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. MAINLY IN
NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN
4 TO 5 FT.   SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN LIKELY.

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DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1027 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED 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 WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

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DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1027 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.   SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
LIKELY.

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