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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KPHI 212001
CWFPHI

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
401 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

ANZ400-220730-
401 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

BROAD LOW PRESSURE LOCATED OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION THIS
AFTERNOON WILL DRIFT OFF THE COAST TONIGHT. THE LOW IS FORECAST TO
MOVE SLOWLY NORTH AND NORTHEASTWARD REACHING THE WATERS OFF CAPE COD
ON THURSDAY NIGHT AND ARRIVING IN NOVA SCOTIA ON FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE IS ANTICIPATED TO BUILD INTO OUR REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST
FOR FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NORTHWEST IS
EXPECTED ON SATURDAY NIGHT WITH ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
FOLLOWING FOR SUNDAY AND FOR THE EARLY PART OF THE NEW WEEK.  



ANZ450-451-220730-
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-
401 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.   ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING. SCATTERED
SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE.

WED
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS.   RAIN.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ452-453-220730-
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-
401 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE THIS EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY
IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.   SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING N
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. 
RAIN.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.   RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE EVENING.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ454-455-220730-
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-
401 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.   SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN NE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.   RAIN.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.   RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE
EVENING.

THU
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ431-220730-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
401 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE
EVENING.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.



ANZ430-220730-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
401 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.   SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WED
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 1 TO 2 FT EARLY IN THE
MORNING.   RAIN.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.   RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM IN THE EVENING.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.   A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.