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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KPHI 120231
CWFPHI

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
931 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

ANZ400-121430-
931 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND THEN MOVE TO
THE EAST FRIDAY. A LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN
CANADA AND CAUSE AN ARCTIC FRONT TO CROSS OUR AREA FRIDAY NIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN OVER THE WEEKEND AND CREST OVER THE
REGION SUNDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE ARE EARLY NEXT
WEEK.     



ANZ450-451-121430-
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-
931 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

OVERNIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE. MAINLY IN W SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT
WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
MORNING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 4
TO 6 FT. WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SAT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...INCREASING
TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ452-453-121430-
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-
931 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

OVERNIGHT
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...
BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN W SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 5 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...
THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 3
TO 5 FT LATE IN W SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1
TO 3 NM.

SAT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
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.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. 



ANZ454-455-121430-
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-
931 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

OVERNIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN W SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. MAINLY IN
NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM LATE.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN
3 TO 5 FT LATE... MAINLY IN W SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SAT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

TUE
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. 



ANZ431-121430-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
931 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

OVERNIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SAT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

TUE
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT. 



ANZ430-121430-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
931 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

OVERNIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.   LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.

FRI
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.   A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS... THEN 2 TO 3 FT EARLY IN THE EVENING.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1
TO 3 NM.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

TUE
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.