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Jersey Shore Report for Tue 8/16


Notice

MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. People considering getting into surfing should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure to swim within sight of a lifeguard and never swim alone or at night.

ADVICE ON SMALL BOATS in effect until Wednesday 12 pm.

at the shore

Current conditions and forecast as of Tue morning

Current risk of tearing Moderate
Waves 2 – 6 feet
The winds From the northeast
13 – 22 mph (Gust 25 mph)
11 – 19 knots (Gust 22 knots)
Ocean temperature 67° – 71°
(Normal 73°)
Air temperature 74° – 81°
Sunrise 6:08 a.m. – 7:54 p.m.
The UV index 7 (high)
MORE WEATHER: Dan Zarrow’s 5-day forecast

Tide times

SAND HOOK
Sandy Hook Bay
Down
Tue 5:45a
High
Tue 12:05 p.m.
Down
Tue 6:16 p.m.
High
Wed 12:22a
LONG BRANCH
Atlantic Ocean
Down
Tue 5:09a
High
Tue 11:39a
Down
Tue 5:40 p.m.
High
Tue 11:56 p.m.
MANASQUAN ENTRANCE
Atlantic Ocean
Down
Tue 5:21a
High
Tue 11:53a
Down
Tue 5:52 p.m.
High
Wed 12:10 p.m.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS
Atlantic Ocean
Down
Tue 5:13a
High
Tue 11:35a
Down
Tue 5:44 p.m.
High
Tue 11:52 p.m.
SEASIDE PARK
Barnegat Bay
Down
Tue 9:50 a.m.
High
Tue 3:45 p.m.
Down
Tue 10:21 p.m.
High
Wed 4:02a
BARNEGAT ENTRANCE
Barnegat Bay
Down
Tue 5:50
High
Tue 11:57a
Down
Tue 6:20 p.m.
High
Wed 12:15 p.m.
MANAHAWKIN BRIDGE
Manahawkin Bay
Down
Tue 9:24a
High
Tue 2:52 p.m.
Down
Tue 9:55 p.m.
High
Wed 3:09a
SMALL EGG STARTER
Great Bay
Down
Tue 6:15a
High
Tue 12:36 p.m.
Down
Tue 6:42 p.m.
High
Wed 12:51a
ATLANTIC CITY
Atlantic Ocean
Down
Tue 5:24a
High
Tue 11:38a
Down
Tue 5:52 p.m.
High
Tue 11:55 p.m.
OCEAN TRAINING DECK
Townsends Entrance
Down
Tue 5:46a
High
Tue 12:05 p.m.
Down
Tue 6:13 p.m.
High
Wed 12:23a
WILD WOOD CREST
Atlantic Ocean
Down
Tue 5:27a
High
Tue 11:45a
Down
Tue 5:52 p.m.
High
Wed 12:02a
CAPE MAY
Delaware Bay
Down
Tue 6:24a
High
Tue 12:45 p.m.
Down
Tue 6:51 p.m.
High
Wed 1:05a
MORE TIDES: Info for 132 points along the NJ coast

Marine forecasts

From the National Weather Service, Mt. Holly

TUE: NE wind around 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

TUES EVENING: Winds from NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 feet.

MARRY: wind NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

WED EVENING: SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

GAME: Wind from the NW around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

GAME EVENING: Winds from SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRI: W with winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon and evening, then becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SAT: Winds from E 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Sea about 2 feet. Chance of showers all night.

MORE MARINE INFO: Rip current forecasts and more

Plan your trip

NJ TRAFFIC: If it bothers you, it’s in our report
NJ BEACHES: Water Quality Alerts, Jellyfish Sightings, and More

The data on this page comes from several sources, including the National Weather Service (weather), the National Ocean Service (tides), the US Naval Observatory (sun) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (UV index).

Dan Zarrow is chief meteorologist for Townsquare Media New Jersey. The Shore Report is generated semi-automatically daily at 5 a.m. from mid-May to the end of September. Follow Dan’s weather blog, his Facebook page and Twitter feed for your latest real-time weather forecasts and updates.

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