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Sunrise 7:05AMSunset 4:38PM Thursday December 5, 2019 3:09 PM EST (20:09 UTC) Moonrise 1:27PMMoonset 12:22AM Illumination 64% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 9 days in cycle
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ANZ430 Delaware Bay Waters North Of East Point Nj To Slaughter Beach De- 1247 Pm Est Thu Dec 5 2019
.small craft advisory in effect until 7 pm est this evening...
This afternoon..W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
Tonight..W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft in the evening, then 2 ft or less.
Fri..SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft in the afternoon.
Fri night..W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves around 3 ft.
Sat..N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft or less.
Sat night..N winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves 2 ft or less.
Sun..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less.
Sun night..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. Rain likely in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
Mon..S winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft or less. Showers likely.
Mon night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft or less. Showers likely.
ANZ400 1247 Pm Est Thu Dec 5 2019
Synopsis for the coastal waters from sandy hook nj to fenwick island de and for delaware bay.. High pressure will build into the region through early Friday as a weakening area of low pressure retreats northeast into the canadian maritimes. A strong, but moisture-limited cold front will sweep across the region Friday night into Saturday, before high pressure builds into the region for the weekend. By Sunday afternoon, a warm front will lift northward across the region ahead of a larger storm system and attendant cold front that is poised to affect our region through the beginning of next week.


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Area Discussion for - Philadelphia/Mount Holly, PA
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FXUS61 KPHI 051437 AFDPHI

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 937 AM EST Thu Dec 5 2019

SYNOPSIS. High pressure will build into the region through early Friday as a weakening area of low pressure retreats northeast into the Canadian Maritimes. A strong, but moisture-limited cold front will sweep across the region Friday night into Saturday, before high pressure builds into the region for the weekend. By Sunday afternoon, a warm front will lift northward across the region ahead of a larger storm system and attendant cold front that is poised to affect our region through the beginning of next week. This cold front is forecast to cross the mid-Atlantic Tuesday, with perhaps a secondary cold front passing through Wednesday.

NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/. The mid-morning update only extended the pops/wx for snow showers across the Poconos into the morning later. Clouds were also adjusted somewhat.

Previous discussion .

A fairly potent shortwave trough is moving through the Northeast early this morning. Despite a rather moisture-starved atmosphere, sufficient lift has been generated by the vort max to continue to produce some scattered/occasional snow showers in the Poconos overnight, and these will likely linger through daybreak or so before the ascent associated with the trough moves east of the area. Meanwhile, cold/dry advection on the upstream side of the trough in the low levels is slowly but surely scouring lower clouds in much of the rest of the area. This process should continue through the early morning, but will quickly be countered by strong mixing as daytime heating begins. Should see a midlevel cloud deck develop during the day before diminishing late in the day, which will impede insolation and warming to some degree.

Regarding aforementioned mixing, expect northwest winds to increase today as the pressure gradient generated by the passing shortwave trough (via low pressure to the northeast and building high pressure to the southwest) increases. Wind speeds of 15 to 25 mph will be common, with gusts to 30+ mph or so possible.

I went slightly lower than consensus guidance for highs today given potential for cloud cover to inhibit diabatic heating. This resulted in highs in the 30s north of I-80 and in the 40s elsewhere.

SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH 6 AM FRIDAY/. Expect the area to be between systems tonight, as the next northwest- flow shortwave trough moves through the Great Lakes region during the period. A surface ridge axis will move through the northern Mid- Atlantic overnight, which should allow for quickly diminishing winds after sunset. This may promote a fairly rapid decrease in temperatures during the evening (if the winds decrease quickly enough), but this cooling will be stunted overnight by increasing mid and high clouds in advance of the Great Lakes system approaching the area. As a result, expect temperatures to stall after midnight as clouds inhibit radiational cooling.

The temperature forecast is tricky, as readings will be quite sensitive to the winds and cloud cover. I was tempted to go somewhat above guidance, but I do think there will be a period of fairly efficient cooling, so I was not confident to stray too much from consensus at this point. I did, however, modify hourly temperatures to exhibit a quick drop during the evening and very little change after midnight. Forecast lows should be near freezing in the urban corridor and at the beaches, and in the 20s elsewhere.

By late in the night, the large-scale lift generated by the approaching vort max may reach the Poconos, with generation of flurries/snow showers possible by around daybreak. Models appear to hold off timing until later Friday morning, but would not be surprised to see observations of snow showers by the end of the period.

LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. Synoptic Overview . A weak shortwave perturbation will drive a clipper-like surface low across the Great Lakes and into the mid- Atlantic Friday. With limited moisture, only scattered showers and snow showers are anticipated with this system. Zonal flow will largely dominate the eastern two thirds of the CONUS over the weekend as a larger synoptic trough begins to dig into the western third of the country. High pressure will begin to build across the Northeast Saturday and Saturday night, exiting the region Sunday as the aforementioned system draws a warm front northward across the mid-Atlantic. A significant warm up looks to be in store after the warm front lifts northward, though bouts of rain will work against this. The system will take its time crossing our region, with the cold front not forecast to move offshore until Tuesday evening. High pressure looks to build eastward out of the Tennessee Valley Wednesday into Thursday as the system pulls off to the north and east. There is the possibility a weak secondary cold front may push far enough south to bring a few scattered snow showers Wednesday night into Thursday, though the details still remain somewhat uncertain with this.

Friday . a shortwave trough will slip across the Great Lakes and into New England, deepening as it does so by Friday night. A weak surface low will slip across the PA/NY border, eventually making its way across the northern portions of our CWA Friday night. The main area of forcing for ascent still looks to remain north of our CWA, however, a few light snow showers with light accumulations will be possible across the Poconos and NW NJ. The lack of moisture should keep the rest of our area mostly dry through Saturday. Highs should range from the mid 30s to near 50 across Delmarva Friday and from the upper 20s to low 40s Saturday behind this system.

A fairly strong surface high will quickly build across the Ohio Valley and translate into the Northeast into Sunday, leading to warmer weather as a warm front lifts northward across the mid- Atlantic and return flow ushers in warmer, southwesterly flow. Highs look to range from the upper 30s to the lower 50s.

As the synoptic trough across the Inner-mountain West begins to shift eastward, a strong surface low will begin to develop across the middle of the country. Several rounds of rain look to move out of the Ohio Valley and into the mid-Atlantic as a series of vort maxima roll eastward ahead of the evolving system. The first of these looks to arrive Sunday night with another Monday afternoon into Monday night. There is some disagreement in how quickly the front will ultimately move through the region with the GFS being the much more progressive of the two, while the EC keeps a more shy approach and sluggishly pushes the front through the region, not completing fropa until Wednesday afternoon. This could be problematic in terms of excessive rainfall and will need to be watched over the coming days to see if this trend continues. Highs will be quite mild ahead of this system with widespread 50s and possibly even 60s into Delmarva Monday and Tuesday. Slightly cooler highs Wednesday (depending on the timing of the front, of course) with upper 30s and 40s. A similar story Thursday with even cooler highs in the upper 20s and 30s.

AVIATION /15Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. The following discussion is for KPHL, KPNE, KTTN, KABE, KRDG, KILG, KMIV, KACY and surrounding areas.

Today . Mainly VFR, though some CIGs around 3500-7000 feet may develop/continue during the day. West to northwest winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts 20-25+ kt. Moderate confidence.

Tonight . VFR with northwest winds diminishing to around or below 10 kt by late evening. High confidence.

OUTLOOK . Friday . generally VFR, though some rain/snow showers will be possible mainly near and north of ABE. MVFR CIGS also possible for TTN, PNE, RDG, and ABE. Southwest winds around 10 knots, becoming west and northwest by late in the afternoon. High confidence in winds; moderate confidence in restrictions.

Saturday and Sunday . VFR prevailing. Northwest winds from 5-10 knots becoming light and variable Saturday night. Southerly winds from 5 to 10 knots Sunday.

Monday . Sub-VFR conditions probable as showers move into the region early Monday morning. South-southwest winds from 10-15 knots. Moderate confidence.

Tuesday . Sub-VFR conditions, especially in the morning with showers ahead of a cold front that will pass through the region in PM. Southwesterly winds from 10 to 15 knots with gusts from 20-25 knots turning westerly behind the cold front Tuesday night. Low confidence.

MARINE. A decent pressure gradient has set up across the waters behind the departing potent midlevel system this morning. The strong northwest winds will continue on the waters today. Gusts have already reached advisory criteria on the open waters and on Delaware Bay. Advisory conditions are expected to continue for Delaware Bay until early this evening. Here, the advisory expires at 7 pm. On the Atlantic waters, advisory conditions should persist through late evening, so extended the advisory through midnight. Winds should diminish thereafter as high pressure moves in.

Seas of 3 to 5 feet are forecast on the waters today and tonight.

OUTLOOK . Friday and Saturday . A period of Small Craft Advisory wind gusts is possible Friday afternoon and Friday night, then winds will begin to diminish into Saturday afternoon, dropping below 25 knots.

Sunday . Sub-SCA criteria expected with light and variable to southwest winds below 10 knots.

Monday . Southwesterly winds increase later in the day, with gusts approaching 25 knots. This is less certain however given a warm air advection regime. Seas building to 4 to 6 feet.

Tuesday . SCA conditions likely with southwest winds from 15 to 20 knots and gusts from 25 to 30 knots. Seas will remain elevated from 8 to 10 feet.

PHI WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. PA . None. NJ . None. DE . None. MD . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until midnight EST tonight for ANZ450>455. Small Craft Advisory until 7 PM EST this evening for ANZ430- 431.

Synopsis . Davis Near Term . CMS/po Short Term . CMS Long Term . Davis Aviation . CMS/Davis Marine . CMS/Davis/po


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PHBP1 - 8545240 - Philadelphia, PA 9 mi51 min 44°F 42°F1011.9 hPa
MRCP1 - 8540433 - Marcus Hook, PA 10 mi57 min 44°F 44°F1012.5 hPa
BDSP1 13 mi51 min 43°F 1012.5 hPa
BDRN4 - 8539094 - Burlington, Delaware River, NJ 26 mi93 min WNW 12 G 19 42°F 39°F1010.7 hPa
DELD1 - 8551762 - Delaware City, DE 26 mi57 min NW 13 G 18 44°F 46°F1013.1 hPa
RDYD1 - 8551910 - Reedy Point, DE 26 mi57 min 43°F 44°F1012.8 hPa
NBLP1 - 8548989 - Newbold, PA 33 mi57 min NW 19 G 27 42°F 39°F1011.8 hPa
CHCM2 - 8573927 - Chesapeake City, MD 37 mi57 min WNW 13 G 18 44°F 43°F1013.6 hPa
SJSN4 - 8537121 - Ship John Shoal, NJ 37 mi57 min W 22 G 25 44°F 47°F1013.2 hPa
JCRN4 - Jacques Cousteau Reserve, NJ 45 mi99 min W 8 44°F 1012 hPa19°F

Wind History for Philadelphia, PA
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Airport Reports
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Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport, PA5 mi75 minWNW 16 G 2710.00 miMostly Cloudy44°F18°F35%1012.2 hPa
Philadelphia, Northeast Philadelphia Airport, PA21 mi75 minNW 13 G 2010.00 miOvercast44°F19°F38%1011.9 hPa
Mount Holly, South Jersey Regional Airport, NJ22 mi75 minWNW 15 G 2510.00 miOvercast43°F18°F37%1011.8 hPa
Philadelphia - Wings Field Airport, PA22 mi74 minW 16 G 2610.00 miOvercast41°F21°F46%1011.5 hPa
Wilmington, New Castle County Airport, DE22 mi78 minWNW 19 G 2510.00 miMostly Cloudy and Breezy44°F21°F41%1013.1 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Paulsboro, Mantua Creek, New Jersey
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Thu -- 12:22 AM EST     Moonset
Thu -- 02:19 AM EST     0.23 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 07:06 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 08:07 AM EST     4.94 feet High Tide
Thu -- 01:26 PM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 02:35 PM EST     0.43 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 04:36 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 08:24 PM EST     5.27 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Current
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Thu -- 12:22 AM EST     Moonset
Thu -- 03:30 AM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 04:58 AM EST     0.86 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 06:05 AM EST     0.76 knots Min Flood
Thu -- 07:06 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:08 AM EST     0.84 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 08:43 AM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 11:51 AM EST     -1.42 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 01:26 PM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 03:43 PM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 04:35 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 05:15 PM EST     1.01 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 07:01 PM EST     0.74 knots Min Flood
Thu -- 07:12 PM EST     0.74 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 08:57 PM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
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