Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
326 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

ANZ400-282015-
326 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE LOCATED OVER THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES AND THE OHIO
RIVER VALLEY EARLY THIS MORNING WILL BUILD TO THE EAST. THE HIGH
IS FORECAST TO PASS OFF THE COAST EARLY ON SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON SUNDAY AND IT SHOULD
PASS THROUGH OUR REGION ON SUNDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER AREA
OF HIGH PRESSURE FOR MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE IS
ANTICIPATED TO MOVE ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
NIGHT, THEN DOWN THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY ON WEDNESDAY. THE
LOW IS FORECAST TO PULL A COLD FRONT SLOWLY THROUGH OUR REGION ON
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWING IN ITS
WAKE FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

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ANZ450-451-282015-
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-
326 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS THIS MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING... BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ452-453-282015-
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-
326 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM
LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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ANZ454-455-282015-
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-
326 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. MAINLY IN NE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ431-282015-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
326 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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


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ANZ430-282015-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
326 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

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