Tuesday, March31, 2020
Privacy Policy
L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Ocean Gate, NJ

Version 3.4
NOTICE
12/16/2019 NOAA is having trouble with requests that include wind gusts. I am posting graphs without wind gusts until it gets fixed.
10/9/2019 Updated the Marine Zones.
9/4/2019 Fixed the weather maps due to NOAA moving them.
7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.

Sunrise 6:39AMSunset 7:21PM Tuesday March 31, 2020 3:44 PM EDT (19:44 UTC) Moonrise 11:03AMMoonset 1:28AM Illumination 52% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 8 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
ANZ451 Coastal Waters From Manasquan Inlet To Little Egg Inlet Nj Out 20 Nm- 335 Pm Edt Tue Mar 31 2020
.small craft advisory in effect through late Wednesday night...
Tonight..NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. SWell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Wed..NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. SWell mainly from the ne with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Wed night..N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming nw 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. SWell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Thu..NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. SWell mainly from the N with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Thu night..NW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
Fri..N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.
Fri night..NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Sat..NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Sat night..SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Sun..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sun night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
ANZ400 335 Pm Edt Tue Mar 31 2020
Synopsis for the coastal waters from sandy hook nj to fenwick island de and for delaware bay.. An upper level disturbance will yield continued unsettled conditions today. An area of low pressure will move off the southeast coast tonight and will end up remaining stalled well offshore for much of the week. Meanwhile, high pressure will gradually build in across our region from late Wednesday through Saturday bringing mainly dry conditions. A weak cold front will likely approach by Sunday or Monday as low pressure tracks through the great lakes.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Ocean Gate borough, NJ
   Hourly   EDIT   Help
location: 39.87, -74.16     debug


Area Discussion for - Philadelphia/Mount Holly, PA
      (on/off)   Help   NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS61 KPHI 311619 AFDPHI

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 1219 PM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

SYNOPSIS. An upper level disturbance will yield continued unsettled conditions today. An area of low pressure will move off the Southeast coast tonight and will end up remaining stalled well offshore for much of the week. Meanwhile, high pressure will gradually build in across our region from late Wednesday through Saturday bringing mainly dry conditions. A weak cold front will likely approach by Sunday or Monday as low pressure tracks through the Great Lakes.

NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/. A cool, moist marine layer lies over the eastern half of the forecast area, while a somewhat dryer airmass lies over the western half, and a boundary between these two airmasses is right along the I-95 corridor.

For the eastern half of the CWA, there are areas of fog that will last through daybreak, as well as low stratus that will be in place for much of the day, although ceilings will lift as the day progresses.

For the western half of the CWA, the marine layer/stratus deck will spread to the west as the morning progresses, although ceilings will not be quite as low as they are across portions of New Jersey.

Some pockets of light rain is passing through New Jersey, and this is helping to dissipate some of the fog that developed last night.

There is a deep closed low north of New York state, and several strong shortwaves will rotate around the base of the low across eastern Pennsylvania and central New Jersey. Weak low pressure develops over the area, and some light rain is possible this afternoon.

A noticeably cooler day with highs in the 40s to near 50, except for southern Delmarva, where highs could get into the low 50s. Temperatures will be cooler along the coasts.

SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH 6 AM WEDNESDAY/. As the closed low sags into northern New York state tonight, low pressure develops over Delmarva. Some light rain is possible, mainly across portions of southeast Pennsylvania and Delmarva. Another shot of light rain, possibly mixed with some sleet, may occur across the southern Poconos.

A cloudy, damp, and cool night on tap with lows in the 30s.

LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. Overview .

On the large scale, the long term period will be characterized by both a -NAO and a -PNA. For the first time in months, we are experiencing a true blocking pattern (-NAO) with strong ridging in the vicinity of Greenland. However, the -PNA is helping to yield troughing over the West Coast, subsequent downstream ridging over the Midwest and Southeast, and a trough over the East Coast which will shift offshore this week. So while the cold weather and snow enthusiast may be tempted to curse the late arrival of the blocking pattern, in reality this is a dry and quiet pattern more than anything as we are immediately downstream the Southeast/Midwestern ridge, and the trough underneath the Greenland block will be too far east to bring offshore storminess into our region. This all will be on display nicely over the next several days, as through the duration of this period (Wednesday-Monday) most of our area will likely receive little or no measurable precipitation.

Dailies .

Wednesday-Wednesday night . Southern stream area of low pressure moves offshore of the Carolinas by early Wednesday. This looks to be a fairly intense low, but is tracking far enough south to keep us out of its precipitation shield. However, we also have upper level low pressure and associated cold air aloft overhead on Wednesday, along with some residual low level moisture thanks to prolonged light easterly flow. Because of this, expect a mostly cloudy day and some spotty showers are possible especially to the northwest as a bit of shortwave energy embedded in the broad cyclonic flow regime approaches us from the north.

Thursday-Thursday night . With strengthening low pressure well offshore, northwest flow develops on Thursday, and it could be gusty at times with some gusts over 30 mph looking possible. Still some cold air aloft on Thursday but the profiles look drier with the gusty northwest winds, so the risk of showers looks low. Overnight, may need to watch what looks like an inverted trough backing southward as low pressure well offshore stalls out or even retrogrades southward a bit under the intense block to the north. This could yield some light showers especially for eastern areas later Thursday night, though it may remain far enough offshore that all areas stay dry.

Friday-Saturday . Depending on its track and timing, may need to continue watching the inverted trough feature for light coastal shower potential into Friday, at least for the morning. Outside of that, dry and seasonable conditions are expected for these days with high pressure building in from the west and strong, blocked low pressure offshore much too far east to affect us.

Sunday-Monday . Most indications are for a weak cold front to slowly approach late in the weekend, with a passage possibly around Sunday night. Given the upper level pattern, would tend to favor slower outcomes with regards to the frontal passage, and expect that it will come through with limited fanfare, probably just a few showers. Heading deeper into next week, a more progressive pattern may return as the -NAO breaks down.

AVIATION /16Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. The following discussion is for KPHL, KPNE, KTTN, KABE, KRDG, KILG, KMIV, KACY and surrounding areas.

Today . Mainly MVFR ceilings expected through at least 00Z. Some occasional lowering to IFR with MVFR visibility restrictions possible in patch drizzle. Winds E then SE 5-10 kt. Moderate confidence.

Tonight . MVFR/VFR CIGs for most of the night. E winds, turning NE, less than 10 kt. Moderate confidence.

Outlook .

Wednesday-Wednesday night . Mainly VFR, but localized MVFR possible especially during the day on Wednesday. Winds shifting from northeast to northwest at 5 to 10 kt during the day, then remaining northwest at 5 to 10 kt overnight. Moderate confidence.

Thursday . VFR. Northwest winds of 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt possible. High confidence.

Thursday night-Friday . Mainly VFR, but MVFR conditions possible especially northeast of PHL. Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt Thursday night, becoming northerly then northeasterly at 10 to 15 kt on Friday. Moderate confidence.

Friday night-Saturday . VFR. Winds light and variable. High confidence.

MARINE. Sub-SCA criteria for most of today, but winds and seas will build to SCA levels by late afternoon on the ocean, and SCA conditions will develop on lower DE Bay for tonight.

SCA conditions continue on the ocean waters through tonight. Seas will average 4-6 feet and wind gusts will range from 25-30 kt.

Outlook .

Wednesday . SCA conditions will continue on the ocean waters due to seas running 4 to 6 ft, though they should gradually diminish later in the day.

Wednesday night . SCA flags may continue through the night due to seas running near 5 ft and northwest winds increasing during the latter part of the night.

Thursday-Thursday night . SCA conditions likely Thursday with northwest winds gusting to 25 kt. A period of sub-SCA conditions is possible Thursday night though we will still likely be close to criteria. Seas generally 3 to 5 ft.

Friday-Saturday . SCA conditions expected due to building seas associated with offshore low pressure.

PHI WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. PA . None. NJ . None. DE . None. MD . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory from 4 PM this afternoon to 7 PM EDT Wednesday for ANZ452>455. Small Craft Advisory from 6 PM this evening to 7 PM EDT Wednesday for ANZ450-451. Small Craft Advisory from 6 PM this evening to 7 AM EDT Wednesday for ANZ431.

Synopsis . O'Brien Near Term . MPS/Staarmann Short Term . MPS Long Term . O'Brien Aviation . MPS/O'Brien/Staarmann Marine . MPS/O'Brien


Weather Reporting Stations
   EDIT       (on/off)   Help   NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44091 22 mi45 min 46°F5 ft
JCRN4 - Jacques Cousteau Reserve, NJ 28 mi75 min N 11 46°F 1016 hPa39°F
NBLP1 - 8548989 - Newbold, PA 36 mi75 min SE 2.9 G 8.9 46°F 49°F1016.1 hPa
ACYN4 - 8534720 - Atlantic City, NJ 38 mi75 min 43°F 48°F1015.8 hPa
BDRN4 - 8539094 - Burlington, Delaware River, NJ 40 mi69 min E 5.1 G 6 45°F 49°F1015.4 hPa
44065 - Entrance to New York Harbor 42 mi45 min E 7.8 G 9.7 42°F 1016 hPa (-1.4)35°F
SDHN4 - 8531680 - Sandy Hook, NJ 42 mi75 min ESE 7 G 9.9 43°F 48°F1016.4 hPa
BDSP1 49 mi75 min 45°F 1015.9 hPa

Wind History for Newbold, PA
(wind in knots)    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
Last
24hr
SE3
S5
SE3
SE5
G8
S5
G8
SW5
S3
SE3
S5
NE4
E4
SE2
G5
S4
SE3
S5
G11
SE5
SE5
G9
SE7
G10
SE4
G9
SE8
G12
E6
E4
G10
SE4
G9
S4
G8
1 day
ago
E4
E3
SE5
E5
G8
E5
NE7
E4
NE5
NE4
E6
NE2
G5
SE2
NE1
NE2
G7
SE4
G7
--
SE1
G4
W3
G6
SW3
SW4
W3
G6
W6
G9
W2
N1
2 days
ago
SE5
G12
E7
G11
E4
G8
E7
G11
E4
G10
E6
E5
G12
NE5
G11
E5
G10
NE7
E9
G14
E6
G15
E7
G11
E7
G12
E5
G8
E9
G12
E7
G11
SE7
G11
NE5
E6
G11
E6
NE3
SE4
G10
E8

Airport Reports
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help   Click EDIT to display multiple airports. Follow links for more data.
AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Miller Air Park, NJ8 mi49 minE 610.00 miOvercast43°F37°F80%1016.5 hPa
Lakehurst Naval Air Station, NJ14 mi1.7 hrsE 810.00 miOvercast46°F36°F68%1015.6 hPa
Belmar-Farmingdale, NJ21 mi49 minENE 510.00 miOvercast42°F36°F79%1016.2 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KMJX

Wind History from MJX (wind in knots)
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
Last 24hrE3SE5SE63SE4S6SE3CalmCalmCalmCalmCalmE4E5E5E4NE4NE764E7E9E7E6
1 day agoNE10N6N6NE8NE7N7NE9N8NE5N5N7N5CalmNE6NE6NE11N4CalmCalmCalmS5S7SE3E6
2 days agoE7E8E8E6E8NE9NE3NE8NE11NE9NE13NE12NE10NE8NE12NE12NE11NE7N6N7N8NE8N5NE8

Tide / Current Tables for Cedar Creek, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey
   EDIT   Weekend mode (on/off)   (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Cedar Creek
Click for Map
Tue -- 01:27 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 04:06 AM EDT     0.37 feet High Tide
Tue -- 06:41 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 11:02 AM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 11:11 AM EDT     0.07 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 04:58 PM EDT     0.31 feet High Tide
Tue -- 07:20 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 11:01 PM EDT     0.08 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
0.10.20.30.40.40.40.30.30.20.10.10.10.10.10.20.30.30.30.30.20.20.10.10.1

Tide / Current Tables for Barnegat Inlet, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey Current
   EDIT      (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Barnegat Inlet
Click for Map
Tue -- 12:19 AM EDT     2.20 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 01:27 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 03:15 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 06:41 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 07:51 AM EDT     -1.99 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 10:39 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 11:02 AM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 01:07 PM EDT     1.54 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 03:44 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 07:20 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 07:50 PM EDT     -1.55 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 10:19 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
2.221.30.2-0.6-1.3-1.7-1.9-2-1.6-0.70.41.21.51.30.6-0.2-0.8-1.2-1.5-1.5-1.3-0.40.8

Weather Map
       (on/off)   Help Weather Map
wmap_A
GEOS Local Image of Mid-Atlantic    EDIT
NOTE: East coast views moved to GEOS-16. They are experimental and not well supported by NOAA so they may not be correct so be warned. This change required redoing a large amount of the GOES code. If the image you are expecting is not showing, please let me know. You may need to use the EDIT function to update your location.
Link to Loop



Other links: Northern Pacific     Contential US     Full GOES-East
Wind Forecast for Philadelphia/Mount Holly, PA (15,3,4,5)
      (on/off)   Help

Ground Weather Radar Station Philadelphia, PA
   (on/off)   Help
weather_mapweather_map weather_map

Ad by Google

Cookie Policy:
This website uses cookies to save your settings. No personal information is saved. I do not collect statistics on your visit. You can disable cookies in your browser if you like but it is not recommended for this site. I do not sell cookies. Go to a bakery for that. In fact I do not sell anything. To disable cookies from L-36.com, please refer to the Help button in your browser.
Privacy Policy:
I do not sell or share any user data or anything else for that matter. The only personal information I save is in the site log which has a line for each page view which includes the IP address your browser sends in the header as well as which page you requested. I use this to block hackers and other bad actors. I do not use this raw data to create profiles on users. I periodically delete the log files. If you are subject to CCPA, Google ads on this site will not be based on your past behavior so you will likely not see an ad for a lawn mower just because you looked for one at a big box website. I do not believe this site is subject to CCPA but I am doing what I can to follow the guidelines anyway.
Disclaimer:
The information on this web site has not been checked for accuracy. It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason. There are five sources. 1) Documents and manuals from a variety of sources. These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L-36.com. I have no idea of they are useful or accurate, I leave that to the reader. 2) Articles others have written and submitted. If you have questions on these, please contact the author. 3) Articles that represent my personal opinions. These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. These are not intended to be fact, they are my opinions. 4) Small programs that generate result presented on a web page. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there are no errors. Please verify all results. 5) Weather information is from numerous of sources and is presented automatically. It is not checked for accuracy either by anyone at L-36.com or by the source which is typically the US Government. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Finally, tide and current data on this site is from 2007 and 2008 data bases, which may contain even older data. Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. This data is NOT FOR NAVIGATION. See the XTide disclaimer for details. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, river flow, and other factors beyond the ability of any predictive program.