718  
WHUS71 KPHI 161032  
MWWPHI  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
632 AM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
ANZ451>455-161800-  
/O.CON.KPHI.SW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170816T1800Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MANASQUAN INLET TO LITTLE EGG INLET NJ OUT  
20 NM-  
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-  
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 EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...  
 
* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET....MOSTLY A 10 TO 13 SECOND SOUTH TO  
SOUTHEAST SWELL.  
 
* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 KT.  
 
* FOG...THERE MAY BE VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS TO 1 MILE EARLY  
THIS MORNING IN PATCHY FOG.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID  
SHOALING AREAS WHERE LONG PERIOD SWELLS CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE  
BREAKING WAVES. BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE A VESSEL.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ450-161800-  
/O.CON.KPHI.SW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170816T1800Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK TO MANASQUAN INLET NJ OUT 20 NM-  
632 AM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...  
 
* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET...MOSTLY A 10 TO 13 SECOND SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST  
SWELL.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KT.  
 
* FOG...THERE MAY BE VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS TO ONE MILE EARLY  
THIS MORNING IN PATCHY FOG.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID  
SHOALING AREAS WHERE LONG PERIOD SWELLS CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE  
BREAKING WAVES. BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE A VESSEL.  
 

 
 

 
 
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