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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1228 PM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

NJZ014-024>026-140000-
/O.NEW.KPHI.RP.S.0003.140813T1628Z-140814T0000Z/
EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-
COASTAL OCEAN-
1228 PM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK. IT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM.

* LOCATION...THE NEW JERSEY COAST.

* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...3 TO 5 FEET.

* TIMING AND TIDES...LOW TIDE OCCURS AROUND 430 PM ON THE
  OCEANFRONT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE
CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIPS
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
AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

&&

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