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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR PENNSYLVANIA...NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE...
AND MARYLAND
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
142 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...AREAS OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH
TIDE THIS MORNING...

.LOW PRESSURE LOCATED OFF THE NEW JERSEY COAST DURING THE NIGHT
WILL BEGIN TO DRIFT FARTHER OUT TO SEA TODAY.

DEZ002>004-NJZ012>014-020>027-241600-
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170124T1600Z/
KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-
EASTERN MONMOUTH-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-
ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-
142 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATION...COASTAL AREAS OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE INCLUDING
  DELAWARE BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...AREAS OF MODERATE FLOODING ARE ANTICIPATED
  WITH THE HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE ON THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE OCEANFRONT
  OCCURS BETWEEN 4:30 AND 5:30 AM THIS MORNING. HIGH TIDE ON THE
  BACK BAYS...ALONG RARITAN BAY AND ALONG DELAWARE BAY OCCURS
  LATER THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT.

* SURGE...GENERALLY 2.5 TO 3.0 FEET ABOVE THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE
  AROUND THIS MORNING`S HIGH TIDE.

* WAVES...AROUND 8 TO 12 FEET OFF THE COASTS OF NEW JERSEY AND
  DELAWARE THIS MORNING...AND 2 TO 5 FEET ON DELAWARE BAY.

* IMPACTS...NUMEROUS ROADWAYS WILL FLOOD AND MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE
  IS POSSIBLE. THE EXTENT OF THE FLOODING WILL BE SIMILAR TO THAT
  EXPERIENCED ON MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AT MANY LOCATIONS
  AND IT MAY BE SLIGHTLY LESS AT OTHERS. BATTERING WAVES WILL CONTINUE
  TO RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION.

* OUTLOOK...WITH WINDS BECOMING OFFSHORE TODAY, THE SURGE WILL
  DIMINISH AND NO ADDITIONAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED FOR THE HIGH
  TIDE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS EXPECTED. COASTAL
RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...
AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

DO NOT LEAVE YOUR VEHICLE AT A LOCATION THAT IS PRONE TO TIDAL
FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS. THE
WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN YOU THINK IT IS. YOU WILL BE PUTTING
YOURSELF IN DANGER AND YOUR VEHICLE MAY BE DAMAGED...LEADING TO
COSTLY REPAIRS.

FOR A LIST OF THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT TIDE HEIGHTS IN YOUR COUNTY
PLEASE GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/TIDES

&&

FORECAST              TIME OF              PREDICTED
LOCATION              HIGH TIDE            WATER LEVEL

SANDY HOOK
NEW JERSEY            5:04 AM TUE          7.5 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW
(SANDY HOOK BAY)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS
NEW JERSEY            4:34 AM TUE          NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)

ATLANTIC CITY
NEW JERSEY            4:50 AM TUE          NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)

CAPE MAY
NEW JERSEY            5:24 AM TUE          7.5 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)

LEWES
DELAWARE              6:02 AM TUE          NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW
(DELAWARE BAY)

REHOBOTH BEACH
DELAWARE              5:01 AM TUE          NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)

$$

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