Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
430 PM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

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

ANZ400-290815-
430 PM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

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

HURRICANE SANDY CONTINUES TO MOVE TO THE NE AROUND 14
MPH WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 75MPH. THERE IS A STALLED BNDRY DRAPED
ACROSS THE NEW ENGLAND STATES...JUST WEST OF THE DELMARVA...THROUGH
THE CAROLINAS AND INTO THE ATLANTIC JUST OFF THE GA AND FL COAST.
HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THE SFC ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES SOUTH THROUGH
THE OHIO VALLEY AND ALL OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. IN THE MID LEVELS
L/W TROUGH IS DOMINATING MUCH OF THE EASTERN CONUS WITH THE TROUGH
AXIS STRETCHING SSE FROM ONTARIO THROUGH THE TN VALLEY AND INTO THE
SOUTHEAST. LONG STRETCH OF NW FLOW IN PLACE OVER THE CNTRL AND WRN
CONUS.

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ANZ450-451-290815-
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-
430 PM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS
13 TO 18 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS...INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 KT...INCREASING
TO 45 TO 60 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
17 TO 22 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 55 TO 60 KT...BECOMING SE 50 TO 60 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 19 TO 24 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. GUSTS UP TO
70 KT.
.TUE...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
17 TO 22 FT...SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 20 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.

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ANZ452-453-290815-
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-
430 PM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS
13 TO 18 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS...INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...INCREASING TO 50 TO 60 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 55 TO 60 KT...BECOMING SW 50 TO 55 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. GUSTS UP TO
70 KT.
.TUE...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 65 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.

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ANZ454-455-290815-
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-
430 PM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO
18 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS...INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...INCREASING TO 50 TO 55 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 70 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 55 TO 60 KT...BECOMING W 50 TO 55 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. GUSTS UP TO
70 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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ANZ431-290815-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
430 PM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS...INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 KT... INCREASING
TO 45 TO 55 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 55 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 70 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 65 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ430-290815-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
430 PM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 35 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS...INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 KT... INCREASING
TO 45 TO 55 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 50 TO 60 KT...BECOMING NW 50 TO 55 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 KT...BECOMING S
35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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