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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KPHI 180438
CWFPHI

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1238 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

ANZ400-181615-
1238 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH WILL MOVE THROUGH OUR AREA OVERNIGHT. A
COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH LATE IN THE DAY SATURDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD IN ON SUNDAY, THEN LOW PRESSURE
ORGANIZING ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REGION LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
WILL SLOWLY MOVE EASTWARD. THIS WILL PULL A WARM FRONT INTO OUR
AREA MONDAY, THEN A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. A
COUPLE OF COLD FRONTS THEN CROSS OUR AREA TUESDAY AND LATER
WEDNESDAY.



ANZ450-451-181615-
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-
1238 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

OVERNIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 2 NM.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.  

SUN
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN PERIODS OF RAIN WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ452-453-181615-
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-
1238 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

OVERNIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 2 NM.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.

SUN
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS IN THE MORNING... BECOMING LIGHT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN PERIODS OF RAIN WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.

WED
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ454-455-181615-
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-
1238 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

OVERNIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT...
THEN BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.  

SUN
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SE WINDS AROUND 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN PERIODS OF RAIN WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ431-181615-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1238 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

OVERNIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN PERIODS OF RAIN WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PERIODS OF
RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ430-181615-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1238 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

OVERNIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

SAT
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 1 TO 2 FT LATE.  

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING N WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.  

SUN
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.  

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN PERIODS OF RAIN WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. PERIODS OF
RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.