Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1230 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

ANZ400-270515-
1230 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS WILL TRACK TO THE
VIRGINIA CAPES BY NOON THEN INTENSIFY RAPIDLY IN ITS NORTHEAST
TURN...NEARING CAPE COD BY NOON TUESDAY AND THEN WEAKENING OFF TO
NOVA SCOTIA ON WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE WEST IS FORECAST TO
ARRIVE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A WEAK LOW IS EXPECTED TO FOLLOW AND PASS
OVER OUR REGION THURSDAY NIGHT OR FRIDAY. ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE IS THEN ANTICIPATED FOR NEXT WEEKEND.

$$

ANZ450-451-270515-
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-
1230 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT LATE. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. GUSTS UP TO 55 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW AND RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN SNOW
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO
16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.   SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.   SNOW IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ452-453-270515-
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-
1230 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT LATE. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...
DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.
RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW IN THE EVENING. SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.   SNOW... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.   SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ454-455-270515-
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-
1230 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS... BUILDING
TO 11 TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS LATE. RAIN UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS.   SNOW. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN N
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ431-270515-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1230 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM... DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW...MAINLY
IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...THEN BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ430-270515-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1230 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
0 SECONDS. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 0 SECONDS.
RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS...INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM LATE IN THE EVENING...
DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.   SNOW...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...THEN BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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