Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
401 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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

ANZ400-022030-
401 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WAS MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH OUR REGION EARLY THIS
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER IOWA WILL BUILD TO THE EAST
AND IT IS FORECAST TO PASS OFF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC COAST ON
TUESDAY. A WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO LIFT THROUGH OUR AREA ON
TUESDAY EVENING. A COLD FRONT FROM THE NORTHWEST IS ANTICIPATED TO
ARRIVE ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE BOUNDARY SHOULD SINK SLOWLY TO
THE SOUTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY AS LOW PRESSURE
RIDES ALONG IT. ANOTHER ARCTIC HIGH IS FORECAST TO BUILD ACROSS
OUR REGION FROM THE WEST FOR FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. A WARM FRONT
MAY BEGIN TO APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SUNDAY.

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ANZ450-451-022030-
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-
401 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 30 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY
FOG OR FREEZING FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR PATCHY
DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OR
PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN BECOMING S EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW AND SLEET LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SLEET AND RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE DAY.

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ANZ452-453-022030-
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-
401 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 30 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG OR FREEZING FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN
OR PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN OR PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...BECOMING
N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND
SLEET LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN AND SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE DAY.

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ANZ454-455-022030-
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-
401 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT. PATCHY FOG OR
FREEZING FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR PATCHY
DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OR
PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...BECOMING
N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SLEET... SNOW
AND RAIN LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN AND SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
THROUGH THE DAY.

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ANZ431-022030-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
401 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING NW 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 4 FT ON ICE FREE WATERS. PATCHY
FOG OR FREEZING FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR PATCHY
DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OR
PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...BECOMING
N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT ON ICE FREE WATERS. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND
SLEET LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE ON ICE FREE WATERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN AND SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN RAIN IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM ON ICE FREE WATERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ430-022030-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
401 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING NW 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 3 FT ON ICE FREE WATERS. PATCHY
FOG OR FREEZING FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR PATCHY
DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OR
PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT ON ICE FREE WATERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS ON ICE FREE WATERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW AND SLEET LIKELY LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. RAIN AND
SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT IN THE MORNING...
THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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