Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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WHUS71 KPHI 280736
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
336 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

ANZ450>452-282100-
/O.EXT.KPHI.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-140829T0200Z/
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-
336 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10
PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

* SWELLS...INCREASING TO 12 TO 16 SECONDS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELLS CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH
FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN NORMAL. REMEMBER, BREAKING WAVES
CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN A LARGE VESSEL.

&&

$$

ANZ453>455-282100-
/O.CON.KPHI.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-140828T2200Z/
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-
336 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.

* SWELLS...INCREASING TO 12 TO 16 SECONDS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELLS CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH
FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN NORMAL. REMEMBER, BREAKING WAVES
CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN A LARGE VESSEL.

&&

$$

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