Marine Weather for AN 455

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 3:33 PM EST on November 15, 2017
Small Craft Advisory in effect through Thursday afternoon
Gale Warning in effect from Thursday evening through late Thursday night
Coastal Waters From Cape Henlopen To Fenwick Island De Out 20 Nm-
Rest Of Today
E winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Tonight
Se winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight. Showers likely late.
Thu
W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Thu Night
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt late. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Fri
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Sat
SW winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Sat Night
SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W around 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
Sun
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sun Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch
Issued: 3:31 PM EST Dec. 11, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory in effect from 6 am to 6 PM EST Tuesday...
... Gale watch in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 6 am to 6 PM EST Tuesday.
A gale watch has also been issued. This gale watch is in effect
from Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon.

* Winds... increasing south winds late tonight and lasting through
Tuesday with gusts and seas in the Small Craft Advisory range
developing. Gales probably developing Tuesday night and lasting
into Wednesday.

* Seas... mostly 2 to 4 feet tonight. Seas building late tonight
and Tuesday reaching 5 to 7 ft on the ocean by Wednesday.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

A gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased... but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.





Marine Weather

Marine Weather Links

Tidal Potomac River and Maryland portion of Chesapeake Bay.

Sandy Hook NJ to Fenwick Island de to 20 nm offshore and Delaware Bay

Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay...Currituck Sound and Atlantic coastal waters from Fenwick Island de to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles

Surf City NC to South Santee River SC out 20 nm

South Santee River SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm and Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 60 nm...including Charleston Harbor and Grays Reef National marine Sanctuary

Atlantic coastal waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm

Atlc coastal waters from Flagler Beach to Jupiter Inlet out 60 nm

From S of Currituck Beach Light to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm... including the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds and The Monitor National marine Sanctuary

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Ocean City Inlet, MD 48.9 °F
Lewes, DE 46.0 °F
Cape May, NJ 44.1 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
DELAWARE BAY NM Southeast of Cape May, NJ 44009 53 °F 1.97 ft
Lower Delaware Bay Buoy 44054
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Cape May Point, Sunset Beach, Delaware Bay, New Jersey:  
2017-12-11 03:17 PM EST High Tide 4.65
2017-12-11 09:27 PM EST Low Tide -0.01
2017-12-12 04:02 AM EST High Tide 4.70
2017-12-12 09:59 AM EST Low Tide 0.37
2017-12-12 04:18 PM EST High Tide 4.45
2017-12-12 10:21 PM EST Low Tide 0.01
Inlet (Coast Guard Station), Indian River, Delaware:  
2017-12-11 03:23 PM EST High Tide 2.48
2017-12-11 09:20 PM EST Low Tide -0.07
2017-12-12 04:07 AM EST High Tide 2.47
2017-12-12 09:51 AM EST Low Tide 0.17
2017-12-12 04:21 PM EST High Tide 2.37
2017-12-12 10:13 PM EST Low Tide -0.08
Keydash, Isle of Wight Bay, Maryland:  
2017-12-11 09:25 PM EST Low Tide 0.00
2017-12-12 01:54 AM EST High Tide 1.49
2017-12-12 09:57 AM EST Low Tide 0.22
2017-12-12 02:09 PM EST High Tide 1.42
2017-12-12 10:17 PM EST Low Tide 0.01
Lewes, Fort Miles, Delaware:  
2017-12-11 03:22 PM EST High Tide 4.01
2017-12-11 09:35 PM EST Low Tide -0.01
2017-12-12 04:07 AM EST High Tide 4.05
2017-12-12 10:07 AM EST Low Tide 0.32
2017-12-12 04:23 PM EST High Tide 3.83
2017-12-12 10:29 PM EST Low Tide 0.01
Ocean City (Isle of Wight Bay), Maryland:  
2017-12-11 02:31 PM EST High Tide 2.15
2017-12-11 08:54 PM EST Low Tide 0.00
2017-12-12 03:16 AM EST High Tide 2.12
2017-12-12 09:26 AM EST Low Tide 0.25
2017-12-12 03:31 PM EST High Tide 2.03
2017-12-12 09:46 PM EST Low Tide 0.01
Ocean City (fishing pier), Maryland:  
2017-12-11 02:06 PM EST High Tide 3.21
2017-12-11 08:31 PM EST Low Tide 0.00
2017-12-12 02:51 AM EST High Tide 3.16
2017-12-12 09:03 AM EST Low Tide 0.27
2017-12-12 03:06 PM EST High Tide 3.03
2017-12-12 09:23 PM EST Low Tide 0.01
Ocean City Inlet, Maryland:  
2017-12-11 02:54 PM EST High Tide 2.28
2017-12-11 08:44 PM EST Low Tide 0.12
2017-12-12 03:36 AM EST High Tide 2.27
2017-12-12 09:13 AM EST Low Tide 0.28
2017-12-12 03:50 PM EST High Tide 2.19
2017-12-12 09:36 PM EST Low Tide 0.12
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware:  
2017-12-11 02:21 PM EST High Tide 3.62
2017-12-11 08:39 PM EST Low Tide 0.00
2017-12-12 03:06 AM EST High Tide 3.57
2017-12-12 09:11 AM EST Low Tide 0.36
2017-12-12 03:21 PM EST High Tide 3.42
2017-12-12 09:31 PM EST Low Tide 0.02