Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR PENNSYLVANIA...CORRECTED
AND MARYLAND
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
257 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...ATLANTIC OCEAN WATERS ALONG THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE
BEACHES WILL BE ROUGH AT TIMES THIS WEEK AND POSSIBLY THROUGH THE
LABOR DAY WEEKEND AS WELL...

.A COMBINATION OF PROBABLE MULTIPLE TROPICAL CYCLONES OF VARYING
INTENSITY IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN...WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF NEW
JERSEY AND DELAWARE THIS WEEK...AND PERIODS OF ONSHORE WIND...
WILL NOTICEABLY INCREASE THE DANGER FOR THE FORMATION OF RIP
CURRENTS. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY SHOULD SEE SOME OF THE ROUGHEST
CONDITIONS. THERE IS A CONCERN THAT THE RIP CURRENT RISK COULD
ALSO BE ELEVATED THIS WEEKEND.

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DELAWARE BEACHES-EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-
COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
257 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

IF GOING TO THE SHORE OR AREA BEACHES TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY...BE
ALERT FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SWIM ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS
PATROLLED BY LIFEGUARDS.

SWELLS FROM TROPICAL SYSTEMS HAVE ARRIVED AND SHOULD CONTINUE TO
BUILD TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. THE BREAKERS IN THE BEACH SWIMMING
ZONE WILL LIKELY BE LARGER. THIS WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR
DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND CAN ALSO KNOCK SWIMMERS AND WADERS INTO
THE SAND.

SWIM ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS WATCHED BY LIFEGUARDS. SWIMMING
AFTER THE LIFEGUARDS GO HOME AND WHERE LIFEGUARDS DO NOT HAVE YOU
IN SIGHT RAISES THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH DUE TO RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

$$

JOHNSON



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