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Fairton, NJ

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Sunrise 6:18AMSunset 7:49PM Tuesday August 21, 2018 10:03 PM EDT (02:03 UTC) Moonrise 3:49PMMoonset 12:55AM Illumination 81% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 11 days in cycle
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Marine Forecasts
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ANZ430 Delaware Bay Waters North Of East Point Nj To Slaughter Beach De- 943 Pm Edt Tue Aug 21 2018
Overnight..S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed..W winds around 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. Scattered showers until late afternoon. Scattered tstms early in the afternoon.
Wed night..NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Waves 2 ft or less.
Thu..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until late afternoon. Waves 2 ft or less.
Thu night..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
Fri..NE winds around 5 kt, becoming se around 5 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft or less.
Fri night..S winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
Sat..S winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
Sat night..S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming sw after midnight. Waves 2 ft or less.
Sun..S winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
Sun night..SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
ANZ400 943 Pm Edt Tue Aug 21 2018
Synopsis for the coastal waters from sandy hook nj to fenwick island de and for delaware bay.. A warm front will lift through our region this evening and overnight. A cold front approaching from the west is expected to move slowly across our area on Wednesday. High pressure is anticipated to follow for Thursday and Friday. The main center of the high should move out to sea over the weekend but it is expected to continue influencing our weather into early next week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Fairton, NJ
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Area Discussion for - Philadelphia/Mount Holly, PA
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national weather service mount holly nj
949 pm edt Tue aug 21 2018

Synopsis
A warm front is forecast to lift through our region this
evening and overnight. A cold front approaching from the west is
expected to move slowly across eastern pennsylvania,
northeastern maryland, delaware and new jersey on Wednesday.

High pressure is anticipated to follow for Thursday and Friday.

The main center of the high should move out to sea over the
weekend but it is expected to continue influencing our weather
into early next week.

Near term until 6 am Wednesday morning
Warm front currently extends across central pennsylvania
southeastward into delaware and southern new jersey accompanied
by cluster of heavy showers and thunderstorms. This front
connects back to a surface low moving NE across eastern canada.

As we head through tonight, have concerns once again for heavy
rainfall with an associated flash flood threat. The main concern
right now is across eastern pennsylvania where 1-hour flash
flood guidance is around 0.50 inches or less. Heavy rain is
falling from these storms and can easily produce upwards of 2-3
inch per hour rates.

Thinder chances will continue through the next few hours but the
best instability is already waning and lapse rates are weak
across our region. Have reduced the thunder threat through the
overnight hours to a slight chance, removing any mention of
thunder by daybreak.

Showers storms will move out through the predawn hours as the
low tracks into quebec with the cold front right on our doorstep
by morning. It will be a mild, muggy night in the warm sector
with lows generally in the upper 60s to low 70s.

Short term 6 am Wednesday morning through 6 pm Wednesday
Low pressure will move northeast across quebec through the day
with its attendant cold front slowly moving south east across
the forecast area through the day. Also, the upper level trough
will be continuing to linger over the NE CONUS in the system's
wake. As a result, expect considerable cloud cover to persist
across the area with some scattered showers and storms possible.

Highs will generally be in the low to mid 80s except 70s across
the southern poconos. The main change through the day though
will be falling dew points as the front moves across. It will
start out quite muggy but by late day expect dew points in the
low to mid 60s... Much more comfortable in comparison!

Long term Wednesday night through Tuesday
A long wave mid level trough is forecast to be located over
eastern canada and the northeastern states on Wednesday night
and Thursday before it lifts northeastward and away from our
region. The mid level pattern is expected to flatten a bit over
the weekend before some ridging begins over the eastern states
early in the new week.

Surface high pressure is anticipated to be centered in the
middle mississippi river valley on Wednesday night. The high
will build eastward with its center forecast to pass through our
region on Friday before moving out to sea. Dry weather is
expected for Thursday and Friday with noticeably lower humidity
than we've been experiencing. Dew point readings should drop
into the 50s.

The surface high is expected to get absorbed into the large
high over the western north atlantic. The surface flow should
begin to favor the south and southwest resulting in an increase
in heat and humidity during the period from Saturday through
Tuesday. The anticipated rise in humidity levels may bring about
isolated showers and thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday mainly
during the afternoon and early evening hours.

Daytime highs should favor the upper 70s and lower 80s on
Thursday and Friday, the 80s on Saturday and Sunday, and the
upper 80s and lower 90s on Monday and Tuesday. Overnight lows
should also increase gradually during the period, starting in
the 50s and 60s on Wednesday night and ending in the upper 60s
and lower 70s on Monday night.

Aviation 02z Wednesday through Sunday
The following discussion is for kphl, kpne, kttn, kabe, krdg,
kilg, kmiv, kacy and surrounding areas.

Tonight... MVFR conditions will lower to ifr at times through
tonight, especially in showers and thunderstorms. Showers and
storms are expected to push to the north and east through
tonight, ending by 06z at the terminals.

East southeast winds around 5 to 10 knots will continue through
tonight. Winds will turn more to the south and then southwest
overnight.

Wednesday... MVFR ifr conditions likely in the morning
with conditions lifting to lowVFR by early to mid afternoon.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms with sub-vfr conditions
possible as a cold front shifts offshore. Southwest to west
winds around 10-15 knots with gusts up to 20 to 25 knots through
the afternoon. Winds will turn more to the northwest late in
the TAF period.

Outlook...

Wednesday night and Thursday... MainlyVFR. Northwest wind 5 to
10 knots.

Thursday night through Saturday... MainlyVFR. Local late night
and early morning visibility restrictions are possible. Variable
wind 8 knots or less.

Saturday night and Sunday... MainlyVFR. Local late night and
early morning visibility restrictions are possible. Variable
wind 8 knots or less becoming southerly.

Marine
Winds seas increase this evening with SCA conditions expected
for over the ocean waters for all zones except the far northern
nj coast. There will also be some showers with possible storms
by the late evening into the overnight.

For Wednesday, winds seas slowly come down with SW winds
shifting to west in the wake of a cold front. Conditions should
be below SCA levels by afternoon.

Outlook...

Wednesday night through Sunday... No marine headlines are
anticipated.

Rip currents...

there is a moderate risk for the development of dangerous rip
currents for the new jersey and delaware beaches for Wednesday.

Phi watches warnings advisories
Pa... None.

Nj... None.

De... None.

Md... None.

Marine... Small craft advisory until noon edt Wednesday for anz451>455.

Synopsis... Iovino
near term... Fitzsimmons meola
short term... Fitzsimmons
long term... Iovino
aviation... Fitzsimmons iovino meola
marine... Fitzsimmons iovino meola


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
SJSN4 - 8537121 - Ship John Shoal, NJ 9 mi34 min S 16 G 30 78°F 80°F1011.2 hPa
RDYD1 - 8551910 - Reedy Point, DE 21 mi34 min 77°F 79°F1010.2 hPa
DELD1 - 8551762 - Delaware City, DE 23 mi34 min SSE 7 G 12 77°F 74°F1010.9 hPa
DRSD1 - Delaware Reserve, DE 23 mi94 min SE 4.1 77°F 1012 hPa74°F
BRND1 - 8555889 - Brandywine Shoal Light, DE 28 mi34 min SSW 12 G 14 76°F 1012.1 hPa
MRCP1 - 8540433 - Marcus Hook, PA 31 mi34 min 75°F 76°F1011 hPa
CHCM2 - 8573927 - Chesapeake City, MD 32 mi34 min SE 5.1 G 7 76°F 80°F1011.1 hPa
CMAN4 - 8536110 - Cape May, NJ 32 mi34 min S 7 G 9.9 75°F 76°F1011.6 hPa
PHBP1 - 8545240 - Philadelphia, PA 39 mi34 min 75°F 74°F1011.2 hPa
BDSP1 42 mi34 min 74°F 75°F1012 hPa
LWSD1 - 8557380 - Lewes, DE 42 mi34 min S 4.1 G 8 77°F 74°F1011.9 hPa
JCRN4 - Jacques Cousteau Reserve, NJ 42 mi94 min ESE 7 69°F 1013 hPa66°F
ACYN4 - 8534720 - Atlantic City, NJ 44 mi34 min 77°F 75°F1012.7 hPa

Wind History for Ship John Shoal, NJ
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Millville, Millville Municipal Airport, NJ9 mi70 minSE 510.00 miOvercast76°F73°F91%1012.2 hPa
Dover Air Force Base, DE21 mi68 minS 12 G 197.00 miLight Rain77°F74°F92%1011.8 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Tindalls Wharf, Cohansey River, Delaware Bay, New Jersey
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Tindalls Wharf
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Tue -- 01:55 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 02:31 AM EDT     0.68 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:19 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 09:16 AM EDT     5.87 feet High Tide
Tue -- 02:34 PM EDT     0.61 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 04:48 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 07:48 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 09:41 PM EDT     6.65 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Newport Landing, Nantuxent Creek, Delaware Bay, New Jersey
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Newport Landing
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Tue -- 01:55 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 02:05 AM EDT     0.46 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:19 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 08:12 AM EDT     3.99 feet High Tide
Tue -- 02:08 PM EDT     0.41 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 04:48 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 07:47 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 08:37 PM EDT     4.51 feet High Tide
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