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Brigantine, NJ

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Sunrise 6:16AMSunset 7:44PM Friday August 23, 2019 2:27 AM EDT (06:27 UTC) Moonrise 12:00AMMoonset 1:49PM Illumination 48% Phase: Third Quarter Moon; Moon at 22 days in cycle
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Marine Forecasts
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ANZ452 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- 936 Pm Edt Thu Aug 22 2019
Overnight..W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. SWell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms late this evening, then a slight chance of showers and tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm late this evening and early morning.
Fri..N winds around 10 kt, becoming ne late. Seas around 3 ft. SWell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers.
Fri night..NE winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the evening, then 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft late. SWell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers early in the evening.
Sat..NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. SWell mainly from the ne with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Sat night..E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sun..NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun night..NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.
Mon..NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers in the morning.
Mon night..NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue night..SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
ANZ400 936 Pm Edt Thu Aug 22 2019
Synopsis for the coastal waters from sandy hook nj to fenwick island de and for delaware bay.. A slow moving cold front will track through the forecast area tonight into Friday. The front will settle well to our south through early next week as high pressure builds to our north. The high will retreat northward on Wednesday as low pressure lifts northward off the eastern seaboard and a cold front approaches the region from the west. The cold front is then forecast to move into the mid-atlantic region late next week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Brigantine, NJ
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Area Discussion for - Philadelphia/Mount Holly, PA
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Fxus61 kphi 230436
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area forecast discussion
national weather service mount holly nj
1236 am edt Fri aug 23 2019

Synopsis
A slow moving cold front will track through the forecast area
tonight into Friday. The front will settle well to our south through
early next week as high pressure builds to our north. The high will
retreat northward on Wednesday as low pressure lifts northward off
the eastern seaboard and a cold front approaches the region from the
west. The cold front is then forecast to move into the mid-atlantic
region late next week.

Near term until 6 am this morning
1230 am update: showers have redeveloped from long island west-
southwest to the harrisburg area. Some of these showers have
occasionally produced lightning. Meanwhile, the precipitation
upstream of the line of storms moving through DELMARVA and
southern new jersey has featured fairly frequent anvil
lightning. For these reasons, increased pops the rest of the
night across the area and maintained isolated thunder mention as
well.

Moisture-channel imagery indicates a couple of vorticity maxima
are associated with the current convection. The first is
approaching the coast, with the precipitation likely to move
offshore with it in the next 2 to 3 hours. However, another
perturbation is expected to strengthen as large-scale ascent
increases downstream of a digging shortwave trough to the north.

As such, expect the showers along the i-78 corridor to remain
for much of the night as they slowly migrate eastward.

Temperature forecast remains unchanged for now, given the quite
heterogeneous chaotic behavior associated with the
precipitation.

Short term 6 am this morning through 6 pm Saturday
1230 am update: I expanded pops northward given initial glance
at 00z guidance. Would not be surprised to see fairly widespread
precipitation along south of the i-76 corridor this afternoon
with more scattered precipitation extending as far north as the
i-78 corridor. This will be somewhat dependent on convection
farther south, which may ultimately dampen coverage in our area
as descent surrounding the more-widespread precipitation
develops. However, hi-res models are virtually unanimous in
providing another round of storms near south of philadelphia.

Previous discussion...

the cold front is forecast to extend across far southern new jersey,
central delaware and adjacent areas of northeastern maryland around
daybreak on Friday. It expected expected to drift southward,
reaching the virginia capes late in the day. The slow movement of
the boundary will translate into a very gradual improving trend from
north to south in our region on Friday.

We will keep a chance of showers from the philadelphia metropolitan
area and southern new jersey southward for Friday morning. We will
limit the mention of showers to areas from about dover de and ocean
city nj southward for the afternoon. It appears as though any
substantial instability will have drifted to our south by Friday
morning, so we will not include any thunder.

It should remain mostly cloudy across northeastern maryland,
delaware and southern new jersey through the day. However, some
clearing from the northwest and north is anticipated for eastern
pennsylvania, and for northern and central new jersey.

The wind is expected to be from the northwest and north around 10
mph. Temperatures will be considerably cooler than those of recent
days with highs mostly in the 80 degree neighborhood. Readings will
likely not get above the lower and middle 70s in the elevated
terrain on the poconos and far northern new jersey.

Long term Saturday night through Thursday
The long term forecast will begin with below normal
temperatures and more comfortable dewpoints and end with normal
to above normal temperatures and greater chances of convectively
driven precipitation.

For Friday night, lingering showers and thunderstorms could remain
across southern new jersey, and southern delaware and maryland. Pw
values remain near 2.0 inches, so some locally heavy rain is
possible.

Saturday could end up the better of weekend days as high pressure
builds well to our north across eastern canada and winds just start
to turn onshore. Temperatures will be below normal.

The period between Sunday and Tuesday, could see more cloud cover
and light precipitation. This is due to a persistent onshore flow.

Guidance, for a couple of days now, is showing precipitation for
this period. However onshore flow can manifest itself in a number
ways... Low clouds, fog, drizzle or light rain. At a minimum, expect
some cloud cover along the coastal plain.

As we move into Wednesday and Thursday, unsettled weather should
return to the area. An area of low pressure is forecast to be
lifting northward offshore of the east coast, while a cold front
approaches from the west. Showers and thunderstorms are likely to
develop as the cold front nears the forecast area.

Aviation 06z Friday through Tuesday
The following discussion is for kphl, kpne, kttn, kabe, krdg, kilg,
kmiv, kacy and surrounding areas.

Rest of tonight... MainlyVFR, though brief sub-vfr conditions
may occur in showers, especially at rdg abe ttn and miv acy.

Cannot rule out lightning, at least at miv acy through 09z or
so. Winds will be light but erratic.

Friday... MainlyVFR, but there is a chance of more storms
near south of phl, especially during the afternoon. Brief sub-
vfr conditions may occur. Winds becoming northwest or north
around 10 kts.

Outlook...

Friday night...VFR except MVFR possible across southern nj, southern
de, and the eastern shore of md due to showers and thunderstorms. N
to NE winds mainly 5 to 10 kts.

Saturday-Saturday night... MainlyVFR conditions expected. MVFR
conditions possible at kacy and kmiv Saturday night as an onshore
flow generates some clouds. Winds generally NE 5-10 knots.

Sunday... MainlyVFR conditions expected. MVFR conditions possible at
kacy and kmiv as an onshore flow generates some clouds drizzle light
rain. NE winds 5-10 kts with gusts up to 20 knots possible.

Sunday night-Tuesday... More widespread MVFR conditions developing
with the persistent onshore flow. E to NE winds 5-10 kts with gusts
up to 20 kts possible.

Marine
A south to southwest wind 10 to 15 knots this evening, becoming
northwest to north around 10 knots overnight. North wind around 10
knots on Friday, becoming variable 10 knots or less late in the day.

Waves on our ocean waters are forecast to be around 2 to 3 feet.

Waves on delaware bay are expected to be 2 feet or less.

Outlook...

Friday night-Saturday... Sub-sca conditions expected much of the
period. Low end SCA conditions possible late Saturday.

Saturday night... Low end SCA conditions possible due to long fetch e
to NE winds developing.

Sunday-Tuesday... A prolonged low end SCA may be needed through the
period as long fetch E to NE winds persist.

Rip currents...

a northerly wind around 10 mph is expected for Friday. Breaking
waves around 2 to 3 feet are likely along with a medium period
southerly swell. A low risk is forecast.

A long duration northeast to east wind is expected for the weekend
and into the early part of the new week. As a result, we are
anticipating a prolonged period with an enhanced risk for the
development of dangerous rip currents from Saturday through at
least Tuesday.

Phi watches warnings advisories
Pa... None.

Nj... None.

De... None.

Md... None.

Marine... None.

Synopsis... Kruzdlo
near term... Cms
short term... Cms iovino
long term... Kruzdlo
aviation... Cms kruzdlo
marine... Iovino kruzdlo


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
ACYN4 - 8534720 - Atlantic City, NJ 5 mi57 min 76°F 69°F1012.7 hPa
JCRN4 - Jacques Cousteau Reserve, NJ 10 mi57 min Calm 59°F 1012 hPa58°F
44091 40 mi57 min 77°F4 ft
CMAN4 - 8536110 - Cape May, NJ 44 mi57 min NW 1.9 G 4.1 77°F 78°F1012.5 hPa
BRND1 - 8555889 - Brandywine Shoal Light, DE 49 mi57 min 1013.6 hPa

Wind History for Cape May, NJ
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Atlantic City, Atlantic City International Airport, NJ12 mi93 minW 58.00 miLight Rain75°F71°F88%1013.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Brigantine Channel @ Hoffman Thorofare, New Jersey
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Brigantine Channel @ Hoffman Thorofare
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Fri -- 02:00 AM EDT     3.31 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:17 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:49 AM EDT     0.66 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 10:58 AM EDT     Last Quarter
Fri -- 01:49 PM EDT     Moonset
Fri -- 02:23 PM EDT     3.78 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:42 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 09:03 PM EDT     0.96 feet Low Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Absecon, Absecon Creek, U.S. Hwy. 30 bridge, New Jersey
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Fri -- 02:28 AM EDT     3.52 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:17 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:32 AM EDT     0.71 feet Low Tide
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Fri -- 02:51 PM EDT     4.02 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:42 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 09:46 PM EDT     1.02 feet Low Tide
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