MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS, SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY

The beaches today will see a moderate risk of rip currents on Long Island but a low risk in New Jersey. Small Craft Advisories are posted for all of the coastal waters for today and likely to be up through Monday night for gusty winds and rough ocean seas.

FOR COASTAL NEW JERSEY

…SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON…

Synopsis: LOW PRESSURE OVER NEW YORK STATE MOVES NORTHEASTWARD TO NEW ENGLAND LATER TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND WILL BE THE DOMINANT WEATHER FEATURE FOR MOST OF THE UPCOMING WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL PROBABLY CROSS OUR REGION NEXT WEEKEND.

Today
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. a slight chance of showers early this morning…then a chance of showers late this morning and afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in W swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. a chance of showers early in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Mainly in NW swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Mon Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt…becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
FOR LONG ISLAND OCEAN COASTAL WATERS
Today
W winds 5 to 10 kt…increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms this afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Mon
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
FOR LONG ISLAND SOUND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY BEGINNING THIS EVENING
Today
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. A chance of showers this morning…then showers likely with a chance of tstms this afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Mon
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt…diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
surf
RIP CURRENT RISK….MODERATE. IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE
CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONGER
AND/OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. PLEASE SWIM
ONLY IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.
LIGHTNING RISK……MODERATE. IMPLIES THAT THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE.
SURF HEIGHT………4 TO 6 FEET.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX…MODERATE.
WATER TEMPERATURE…72 DEGREES.
WEATHER………….MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 10 AM.
MAX TEMPERATURE…..AROUND 77.
WINDS……………WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.HERE IS THE TIDE INFORMATION…AT JONES INLET…HIGH TIDE IS AT 8:16 AM SUNDAY AND AT 8:26 PM SUNDAY.
LOW TIDE IS AT 2:21 PM SUNDAY.

AT FIRE ISLAND INLET…

HIGH TIDE IS AT 7:57 AM SUNDAY AND AT 8:07 PM SUNDAY.
LOW TIDE IS AT 2:19 PM SUNDAY.

FOR NEW JERSEY BEACHES A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
SKY WEATHER……… PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE…. IN THE UPPER 70S.
BEACH WINDS……… WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF……………. AROUND 3 FEET.
SWELL…………… SOUTH SWELL AROUND 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD….. 7 SECONDS.
SURF TEMPERATURE…. AROUND 75 DEGREES.
UVI INDEX……….. 4 – MODERATE.
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.TIDE INFORMATION…AT BARNEGAT INLET…LOW TIDE AT 2:32 AM…
HIGH TIDE AT 8:27 AM…
LOW TIDE AT 2:41 PM…
HIGH TIDE AT 8:39 PM…

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