BEACH WEATHER GREAT TODAY FOR NEW JERSEY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SUNDAY

New Jersey shore beach weather today will be great. Small Craft Advisory is posted for later Sunday into Monday as high pressure builds from the north and it interacts with low pressure off the east coast. This will create a strengthening NE flow.

 

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT…

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE FARTHER OFFSHORE TODAY WHILE A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTHEAST STATES SUNDAY AND MONDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST IS FORECAST TO DRIFT NORTHWARD THROUGH MIDWEEK. CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO BUILD BACK IN BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

Today
N winds around 5 kt…becoming S late this morning and early afternoon…then increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 1 foot or less…then around 2 ft late this morning and afternoon. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt… Becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt…becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft… Building to 4 to 5 ft late. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Sun Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

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SKY WEATHER……… SUNNY.
HIGH TEMPERATURE…. IN THE UPPER 70S.
BEACH WINDS……… SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SURF……………. AROUND 2 FEET.
SWELL…………… SOUTHEAST SWELL AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD….. 8 SECONDS.
SURF TEMPERATURE…. 74 DEGREES.
UVI INDEX……….. 6 – HIGH.
RIP CURRENT RISK…. LOW. HOWEVER…STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR
PIERS AND JETTIES. RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
ELSEWHERE…ESPECIALLY DURING THE LOWER
PORTION OF THE TIDE CYCLE. SWIM IN AREAS WHERE
LIFE GUARDS ARE PRESENT AND TALK WITH THEM
ABOUT ANY HAZARDS IN THE SURF ZONE.
LIGHTNING THREAT…. NONE.

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