Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1214 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

ANZ400-251715-
1214 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE
REGION ON SUNDAY BEFORE MOVING INTO THE ATLANTIC ON MONDAY. A
SURFACE LOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE CENTRAL U.S. ON TUESDAY AND MOVE
NORTHEAST TO THE GREAT LAKES BY WEDNESDAY AND SOUTHEAST CANADA BY
THURSDAY. AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH THE
NORTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY BEFORE ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT SWEEPS
ACROSS THE EAST COAST ON THURSDAY.

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ANZ450-451-251715-
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-
1214 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10
SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS LATE. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.   SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY... MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ452-453-251715-
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-
1214 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10
SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG DEVELOPING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS LATE. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.   SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING SW AROUND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ454-455-251715-
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-
1214 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN
SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG LATE.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS LATE. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.   NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING SW AROUND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ431-251715-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1214 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ430-251715-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1214 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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