Marine Weather for AN 455

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 4:22 am EDT on October 24, 2017
Gale Warning in effect until 4 PM EDT this afternoon
Coastal Waters From Cape Henlopen To Fenwick Island De Out 20 Nm-
Today
Mostly S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft late. Mainly in se swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Showers this morning, then showers with a slight chance of tstms this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight, then becoming NW late. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Mainly in se swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Showers likely with scattered tstms early in the evening, then a chance of showers in the late evening and overnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm early in the evening, then 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Mainly in se swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers early in the morning. Patchy fog early in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Mainly in se swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Thu
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri
SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat
Se winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat Night
Se winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Watches & Warnings

Gale Warning
Issued: 4:27 AM EDT Oct. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning in effect until 4 PM EDT this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Gale
Warning, which is in effect until 4 PM EDT this afternoon. The
Small Craft Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Location... the Atlantic coastal waters of Delaware.

* Winds... southeast to south 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.

* Seas... 6 to 9 feet.

* Thunderstorms... isolated thunderstorms today, especially
between 11 am and 5 PM may produce a southerly wind gust to 45
knots.

* Outlook... seas will likely remain above 5 feet into Thursday
morning. Once the gale has passed this warning will be
converted to a Small Craft Advisory for tonight through Thursday
morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...


A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.






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Sandy Hook NJ to Fenwick Island de to 20 nm offshore and Delaware Bay

Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay...Currituck Sound and Atlantic coastal waters from Fenwick Island de to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles

Surf City NC to South Santee River SC out 20 nm

South Santee River SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm and Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 60 nm...including Charleston Harbor and Grays Reef National marine Sanctuary

Atlantic coastal waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm

Atlc coastal waters from Flagler Beach to Jupiter Inlet out 60 nm

From S of Currituck Beach Light to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm... including the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds and The Monitor National marine Sanctuary

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Locus Calor
Ocean City Inlet, MD 68.0 °F
Lewes, DE 66.9 °F
Cape May, NJ 66.9 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
DELAWARE BAY NM Southeast of Cape May, NJ 44009 68 °F 6.23 ft
Lower Delaware Bay Buoy 44054
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Cape May Point, Sunset Beach, Delaware Bay, New Jersey:  
2017-10-24 05:38 AM EDT Low Tide 0.67
2017-10-24 12:09 PM EDT High Tide 5.31
2017-10-24 06:26 PM EDT Low Tide 0.65
2017-10-25 12:32 AM EDT High Tide 4.18
2017-10-25 06:19 AM EDT Low Tide 0.87
2017-10-25 12:54 PM EDT High Tide 5.13
Inlet (Coast Guard Station), Indian River, Delaware:  
2017-10-24 05:24 AM EDT Low Tide 0.55
2017-10-24 12:13 PM EDT High Tide 3.04
2017-10-24 06:28 PM EDT Low Tide 0.70
2017-10-25 12:29 AM EDT High Tide 2.45
2017-10-25 06:04 AM EDT Low Tide 0.68
2017-10-25 12:58 PM EDT High Tide 2.96
Keydash, Isle of Wight Bay, Maryland:  
2017-10-24 05:41 AM EDT Low Tide 0.43
2017-10-24 10:12 AM EDT High Tide 1.85
2017-10-24 06:30 PM EDT Low Tide 0.54
2017-10-24 10:32 PM EDT High Tide 1.43
2017-10-25 06:25 AM EDT Low Tide 0.58
2017-10-25 10:57 AM EDT High Tide 1.78
Lewes, Fort Miles, Delaware:  
2017-10-24 05:46 AM EDT Low Tide 0.58
2017-10-24 12:14 PM EDT High Tide 4.58
2017-10-24 06:34 PM EDT Low Tide 0.56
2017-10-25 12:37 AM EDT High Tide 3.60
2017-10-25 06:27 AM EDT Low Tide 0.75
2017-10-25 12:59 PM EDT High Tide 4.42
Ocean City (Isle of Wight Bay), Maryland:  
2017-10-24 05:10 AM EDT Low Tide 0.49
2017-10-24 11:34 AM EDT High Tide 2.63
2017-10-24 05:59 PM EDT Low Tide 0.63
2017-10-24 11:54 PM EDT High Tide 2.04
2017-10-25 05:54 AM EDT Low Tide 0.67
2017-10-25 12:19 PM EDT High Tide 2.53
Ocean City (fishing pier), Maryland:  
2017-10-24 04:47 AM EDT Low Tide 0.53
2017-10-24 11:09 AM EDT High Tide 3.93
2017-10-24 05:36 PM EDT Low Tide 0.67
2017-10-24 11:29 PM EDT High Tide 3.05
2017-10-25 05:31 AM EDT Low Tide 0.71
2017-10-25 11:54 AM EDT High Tide 3.78
Ocean City Inlet, Maryland:  
2017-10-24 04:54 AM EDT Low Tide 0.24
2017-10-24 11:36 AM EDT High Tide 2.36
2017-10-24 05:57 PM EDT Low Tide 0.42
2017-10-24 11:48 PM EDT High Tide 1.89
2017-10-25 05:37 AM EDT Low Tide 0.34
2017-10-25 12:20 PM EDT High Tide 2.26
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware:  
2017-10-24 04:55 AM EDT Low Tide 0.70
2017-10-24 11:24 AM EDT High Tide 4.44
2017-10-24 05:44 PM EDT Low Tide 0.89
2017-10-24 11:44 PM EDT High Tide 3.44
2017-10-25 05:39 AM EDT Low Tide 0.95
2017-10-25 12:09 PM EDT High Tide 4.27