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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KPHI

FZUS51 KPHI 210717
CWFPHI

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
317 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

Sandy Hook NJ to Fenwick Island DE to 20 NM offshore and Delaware
Bay

ANZ400-212000-
317 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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

An area of low pressure will lift northward along the eastern
seaboard today through Friday, then a cold front will sweep across
the east coast on Friday. This low will drift into the Canadian
Maritimes over the weekend. High pressure will build from the
Western Great Lakes Friday to our south by Sunday. This will keep
a strong northwest flow across the area through the weekend. A
cold front is expected to move across the east coast around
Monday. High pressure will then build toward the area for the
middle of the week.



ANZ450-451-212000-
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-
317 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming E
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to
6 to 8 ft late. Swell mainly from the NE with a dominant period
of 8 seconds.  Rain. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late in the
evening, then becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt
after midnight, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas
6 to 8 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of
8 seconds.  Rain in the evening. A chance of showers after
midnight. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Swell
mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 8 seconds.  Areas of
fog early in the morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM early in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Swell mainly from the W with a dominant period of
8 seconds.  A chance of showers early in the evening.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 ft or less.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.



ANZ452-453-212000-
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-
317 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing
to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft late this morning and afternoon.
Swell mainly from the N with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Rain. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming
SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late in the evening, then
becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight, becoming W
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Swell
mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 8 seconds.  Rain in
the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Areas of
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

FRI
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of
8 seconds.  Areas of fog early in the morning. A chance of
showers in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Swell mainly from the W with a dominant period of
8 seconds.  A chance of showers early in the evening.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 3 ft.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.



ANZ454-455-212000-
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-
317 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing
to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft late this morning and afternoon.
Swell mainly from the N with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Rain. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late in
the evening, then becoming SW after midnight, becoming W 15 to
20 kt late. Gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to 30 kt late. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of
9 seconds.  Rain likely early in the evening. A chance of showers
late in the evening. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

FRI
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft early in the afternoon. Swell mainly
from the SE with a dominant period of 8 seconds.  Areas of fog
early in the morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Vsby
1 to 3 NM early in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the W with a dominant period of
7 seconds.  A chance of showers early in the evening.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft in the morning,
then 2 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after midnight.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.



ANZ431-212000-
Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
317 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft or less, then 3 to 4 ft.
Rain. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late in
the evening, then becoming SW after midnight, becoming W 15 to
20 kt late. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely early
in the evening, then a chance of showers in the late evening and
early morning. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

FRI
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft. Areas of fog early in the morning. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers early in the evening.

SAT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Waves 2 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft or less.

MON
SW winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
W winds around 10 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of showers. 



ANZ430-212000-
Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
317 AM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft late this
morning and afternoon. Rain. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming
SE 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late in the evening, then
becoming SW after midnight, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt late. Waves around 3 ft in the evening, then 2 ft or
less, then around 3 ft late. Rain in the evening. A chance of
showers after midnight. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. Gusts
up to 40 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog early in the morning.
A chance of showers in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early in the
morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers early in the evening.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves around 3 ft in the evening, then 2 ft or less.

SUN
W winds around 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
N 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 ft
or less. A chance of showers. 



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