059  
FZUS51 KPHI 241132  
CWFPHI  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
632 AM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE TO 20 NM OFFSHORE AND DELAWARE  
BAY  
 
ANZ400-242330-  
632 AM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK  
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...  
 
A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY NORTHWARD TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY. A  
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS TO THE NORTH OF OUR AREA WITH ITS  
ATTENDANT COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE  
WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION THROUGH MIDWEEK. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT  
WILL DROP DOWN THROUGH THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY, FOLLOWED BY AN  
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE CROSSING THE AREA THURSDAY AND PERHAPS  
INTENSIFYING ALONG THE COAST EARLY FRIDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ450-451-242330-  
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-  
632 AM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S EARLY THIS AFTERNOON,  
THEN BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS AROUND 3 FT EARLY THIS MORNING, THEN  
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL MAINLY FROM THE E WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING, THEN A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING. A  
CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THROUGH LATE THIS  
MORNING.   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS, THEN 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SWELL MAINLY FROM THE SE WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.  
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE UNTIL EARLY MORNING, THEN RAIN LATE.  
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT, DECREASING TO 1 NM OR  
LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL MAINLY FROM  
THE SE WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN  
THE MORNING. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT,  
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. SWELL MAINLY FROM THE S WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
7 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT IN THE  
EVENING, THEN 2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS, THEN AROUND  
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.  
 

 
 
ANZ453-242330-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 NM-  
632 AM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS  
AROUND 3 FT THIS MORNING, THEN 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL MAINLY FROM  
THE E WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS  
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1  
NM OR LESS, INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE  
EVENING. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS, THEN 3 TO 4 FT EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
SWELL MAINLY FROM THE SE WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.  
PATCHY FOG, DRIZZLE, AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM, DECREASING TO 1 NM  
OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW  
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. SWELL MAINLY FROM THE SE WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY WITH  
PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS, INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT,  
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. SWELL MAINLY FROM THE S WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.  
 

 
 
ANZ452-242330-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET TO GREAT EGG INLET NJ OUT  
20 NM-  
632 AM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS  
AROUND 3 FT THIS MORNING, THEN 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL MAINLY FROM  
THE E WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY  
THIS MORNING, THEN PATCHY FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY THIS  
MORNING, THEN PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT  
OR LESS, THEN 3 TO 4 FT EARLY IN THE EVENING. SWELL MAINLY FROM  
THE SE WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG, DRIZZLE,  
AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING,  
DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT  
LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP  
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL MAINLY FROM THE  
SE WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS, INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM LATE.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT,  
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. SWELL MAINLY FROM THE S WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
7 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT IN THE  
EVENING, THEN 2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.  
 

 
 
ANZ454-455-242330-  
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-  
632 AM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SE LATE THIS MORNING AND  
EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING E LATE. SEAS AROUND 3 FT THIS  
MORNING, THEN 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL MAINLY FROM THE E WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS  
MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A  
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS, INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM  
THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT  
OR LESS, THEN AROUND 3 FT EARLY IN THE EVENING. SWELL MAINLY FROM  
THE SE WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG, DRIZZLE,  
AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM, DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.   
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON, THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. GUSTS UP TO  
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL MAINLY FROM THE SE WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE  
OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS,  
INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT,  
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT. SWELL MAINLY FROM THE S WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.  
 

 
 
ANZ431-242330-  
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-  
632 AM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING E LATE THIS MORNING AND  
EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT  
OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY  
1 NM OR LESS, INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE  
EVENING. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS, THEN AROUND 3 FT EARLY IN THE  
EVENING, THEN 2 FT OR LESS LATE. PATCHY FOG, DRIZZLE, AND RAIN.  
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.   
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN  
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES AROUND 3 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY  
DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON,  
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS, INCREASING TO 1 TO  
3 NM IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
2 FT OR LESS.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.  
 

 
 
ANZ430-242330-  
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-  
632 AM EST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT, BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT  
LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.  
PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS  
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS, INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM THIS  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG  
EARLY IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND  
OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING S LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN  
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY  
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS, INCREASING TO 1 TO  
3 NM IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    
WED
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    
WED NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.  
 

 
 
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