Dover Beaches South, NJ Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Dover Beaches South, NJ

April 15, 2024 9:00 PM EDT (01:00 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:16 AM   Sunset 7:36 PM
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ANZ451 Coastal Waters From Manasquan Inlet To Little Egg Inlet Nj Out 20 Nm- 702 Pm Edt Mon Apr 15 2024

Tonight - SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming nw late this evening, then becoming N after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. E swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds. Isolated showers early this evening.

Tue - N winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. SE swell 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds.

Tue night - SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. SE swell 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds.

Wed - E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. SE swell around 2 ft at 6 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

Wed night - E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. SE swell around 2 ft at 6 seconds. Showers.

Thu - E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. SE swell around 2 ft at 6 seconds. Showers, mainly in the morning.

Thu night - NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. SE swell around 2 ft at 7 seconds in the evening. A chance of showers in the evening.

Fri - NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E in the evening, then becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.

Sat - W winds around 10 kt, becoming nw after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the morning. A chance of showers through the night.

ANZ400 702 Pm Edt Mon Apr 15 2024

Synopsis for the coastal waters from sandy hook nj to fenwick island de and for delaware bay - A slow moving front settles south of the delmarva tonight. High pressure builds back in tonight through Tuesday, before a series of fronts and low pressure systems affect the east coast Wednesday through early next weekend.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Dover Beaches South, NJ
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Area Discussion for - Philadelphia/Mount Holly, PA
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FXUS61 KPHI 152317 AFDPHI

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 717 PM EDT Mon Apr 15 2024

SYNOPSIS
A cold front will settle south and east of our area tonight.
High pressure builds in later tonight and lingers through Tuesday, before a series of fronts and low pressure systems affect the East Coast Wednesday through early this upcoming weekend.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TUESDAY/
As of 715 PM, a cold front looks to be in the process of crossing the I-95 corridor. This front will continue to settle south and eastward this evening with a wind shift to the northwest in its wake. Drier air will also be filtering in through the overnight. Ahead of this front, a few showers or a thunderstorm are around in parts of mainly southern New Jersey into Delmarva. The coverage has decreased and therefore sped up the lowering of the PoPs some. A sea breeze has works its way inland some across southern New Jersey and also across Delaware.

As we go through tonight, the sky will become clear across the the region. The overnight lows will drop to the low/mid 40s for the N/W areas and only fall into the low 50s for south NJ and Delmarva.

On Tuesday, upper ridging will continue over the area as a surface high moves southeast from the Great Lakes. Fair weather is expected with mostly sunny skies expected. high temperatures will be a little above normal with highs in the upper 60s to low 70s for most spots.
A decently dry airmass too with dew points in the upper 30s/low 40s.
Winds will be mostly West at 5 to 10 mph.

SHORT TERM /TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/
Upper level ridging will slide eastward toward our region Tuesday night. This should limit coverage of showers despite a warm front approaching from the south. Lows in the upper 40s to low 50s.

On Wednesday, the shortwave ridge weakens ahead of the next closed low approaching from the west, leading to increasing chances for showers though the day. Thanks in large part to the warm front in the region, there will likely be a robust temperature inversion through the day, resulting in limited instability. Therefore, not expecting any thunderstorms at this time. Daytime highs will only be in the low to mid 60s.

The closed low and a trailing cold front approach the region Wednesday night into Thursday. Consequently, there are chances for widespread showers and thunderstorms in the Wednesday night/Thursday period. As far as thunderstorms, instability, especially surface based instability may remain limited through this period, so it is uncertain how widespread the coverage of storms will be. At this point, it appears as if we are likely to have widespread showers with some embedded thunderstorms, primarily late Wednesday night into Thursday morning, though there still remains quite a bit of uncertainty with the timing.

For the rest of the day Thursday, global guidance is showing the potential for a backdoor front arriving as high pressure off the coast of Maine interacts with a weak coastal low off the Delmarva seaboard that will spin off from the decaying parent cold front from the previous night. Resultant E to NE flow will help keep temperatures much cooler than earlier in the week.
Depending on how far south this backdoor front advances, temperatures to the north will be in the 50s with mid to upper 60s to the south.

LONG TERM /THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/
Tranquil weather should return again, albeit briefly, as the low departs our region Thursday night into Friday, before the next cold front approaches to start the weekend. At this point, the forecast has rain chances almost throughout this period (Friday night through Sunday), but it is unlikely to be a washout through the period, rather there remains uncertainty in the exact timing of the cold front. Once the cold front passes, we should have drying conditions.

AVIATION /23Z MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/
The following discussion is for KPHL, KPNE, KTTN, KABE, KRDG, KILG, KMIV, KACY and surrounding areas.

Tonight...A few showers or a thunderstorm around early in the vicinity of KACY and KMIV, otherwise VFR. Southwest winds 5-10 knots becoming northwest to north. Some terminals should have the wind go light and variable. Moderate confidence.

Tuesday...VFR. Locally light and variable winds early, then north- northwest winds around 10 knots becoming west to southwest later in the day. Moderate confidence.

Outlook...

Tuesday night...VFR.

Wednesday through Thursday...There is a chance (50 to 60 percent) for sub-VFR conditions at times due to stratus and showers. The best chances for this looks to be overnight Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Thursday night through Saturday...VFR, but a brief period of sub-VFR is possible (20 percent) especially Friday.

MARINE
A shower or thunderstorm around early this evening. Otherwise, winds and seas will remain below SCA levels through Tuesday.

Outlook...

Tuesday night through Wednesday...Winds and seas should stay below SCA criteria.

Wednesday night through Friday...SCA conditions possible for at especially over our northern ocean zones as winds and seas build.

Friday night through Saturday...Sub-SCA conditions.

PHI WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
PA...None.
NJ...None.
DE...None.
MD...None.
MARINE...None.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesinHgDewPt
44091 22 mi65 min 50°F4 ft
JCRN4 - Jacques Cousteau Reserve, NJ 35 mi91 min S 4.1 68°F 29.8653°F
SDHN4 - 8531680 - Sandy Hook, NJ 35 mi43 min S 5.1G5.1 54°F29.85
NBLP1 - 8548989 - Newbold, PA 36 mi43 min WSW 2.9G5.1 55°F29.85
BDRN4 - 8539094 - Burlington, Delaware River, NJ 41 mi85 min W 7G7 54°F29.81
ACYN4 - 8534720 - Atlantic City, NJ 45 mi43 min 50°F29.82
MHRN6 47 mi43 min WNW 8.9G12
ROBN4 - 8530973 - Robins Reef, NJ 48 mi43 min S 7G7 29.83


Wind History for Sandy Hook, NJ
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherTempDewPtRHinHg
KMJX OCEAN COUNTY,NJ 10 sm64 minS 0610 smA Few Clouds66°F54°F64%29.85
KBLM MONMOUTH EXECUTIVE,NJ 16 sm64 minS 0310 smA Few Clouds64°F54°F68%29.84
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Wind History from MJX
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Tide / Current for Goose Creek entrance, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey
   
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Goose Creek entrance
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Mon -- 02:30 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 05:49 AM EDT     0.38 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:17 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 11:30 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 12:57 PM EDT     0.06 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 03:14 PM EDT     First Quarter
Mon -- 06:34 PM EDT     0.32 feet High Tide
Mon -- 07:35 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Goose Creek entrance, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, Tide feet
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Tide / Current for Barnegat Inlet, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey Current
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Barnegat Inlet
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Mon -- 12:46 AM EDT     1.93 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 02:30 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 04:14 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 06:18 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:21 AM EDT     -2.05 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 11:29 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 11:31 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 01:38 PM EDT     1.20 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 03:14 PM EDT     First Quarter
Mon -- 04:35 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 07:35 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 08:25 PM EDT     -1.49 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 10:58 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Barnegat Inlet, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey Current, knots
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