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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR PA...NJ...DE...AND MD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
320 AM EDT TUE SEP 26 2017

DEZ004-NJZ024-025-262200-
/O.NEW.KPHI.SU.Y.0003.170926T2200Z-170927T2200Z/
/O.EXT.KPHI.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-170927T2200Z/
DELAWARE BEACHES-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-
320 AM EDT TUE SEP 26 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A HIGH
SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
EDT WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATION...THE BEACHES OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE.

* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 7 FEET.

* TIMING AND TIDES...LOW TIDE ALONG THE OCEAN FRONT WILL BE EARLY
  THIS MORNING AND IN THE EVENING HOURS TONIGHT. HIGH SURF
  CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  AT LEAST WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SURF AND BEACH EROSION.

* OUTLOOK...THE THREAT FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY BE
  HIGH FOR MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK. HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ARE
  LIKELY THROUGH THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL
BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$

NJZ014-026-262200-
/O.EXT.KPHI.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-170927T2200Z/
EASTERN MONMOUTH-COASTAL OCEAN-
320 AM EDT TUE SEP 26 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...THE BEACHES OF CENTRAL NEW JERSEY.

* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...3 TO 5 FEET.

* TIMING...LOW TIDE ALONG THE OCEAN FRONT WILL BE EARLY THIS
  MORNING AND IN THE EVENING HOURS TONIGHT.

* OUTLOOK...THE THREAT FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY BE
  HIGH FOR MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND
FLOAT. DON`T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL
BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES
AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL FLAGS AND
SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$

MPS



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