Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
610 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

ANZ400-211115-
610 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

WEAK LOW PRESSURE PASSES NORTH OF THE REGION THIS EVENING, AND
THEN WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS EAST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.
A STRONG AND COMPLEX AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE MID-
ATLANTIC FROM SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. CONDITIONS BRIEFLY DRY OUT
FOR THE MID- WEEK PERIOD, AND THEN UNSETTLED WEATHER RETURNS TO
CLOSE OUT THE WORK WEEK.

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ANZ450-451-211115-
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-
610 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. RAIN EARLY
THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE. MAINLY
IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.   RAIN...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 KT. SEAS 11 TO
16 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ452-453-211115-
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-
610 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN
THE EVENING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ454-455-211115-
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-
610 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE
MORNING...THEN 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN
E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIODS OF
RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ431-211115-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
610 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 1 TO 2 FT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
EVENING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING N AROUND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ430-211115-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
610 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY DRIZZLE
EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY
FOG EARLY IN THE EVENING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 3 FT EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
BECOMING N AROUND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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