Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
340 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

ANZ430-431-222145-
/O.EXT.KPHI.SC.Y.0009.180123T0900Z-180123T2300Z/
Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
340 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM EST
TUESDAY...

* Location...Delaware Bay.

* Winds...South 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt switching to
  the west Tuesday afternoon.

* Seas...2 to 4 feet.

* Timing...The strongest winds are expected late Monday night
  through early Tuesday morning. A cold front will bring an abrupt
  shift to westerly winds around midday Tuesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

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ANZ450>455-222145-
/O.CON.KPHI.GL.A.0002.180123T1100Z-180123T2000Z/
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-
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-
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-
340 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* Location...The Delaware and New Jersey Coastal waters.

* Winds...South 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt switching to
  the west Tuesday afternoon.

* Seas...5 to 8 feet.

* Timing...The strongest winds are expected during the day
  Tuesday.

* Outlook...Tuesday afternoon, a cold front will bring an abrupt
  shift to westerly winds of 15 to 20 kt with gusts near 30 kt.
  A prolonged period of small craft advisory conditions is
  likely to continue through at least Wednesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

CMS



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