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
912 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED WITH HIGH TIDE CYCLES THROUGH
FRIDAY...

DEZ002>004-NJZ012>014-020>027-061415-
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160507T0500Z/
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-
912 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...DELAWARE BEACHES...NEW JERSEY SHORE...DELAWARE
  BAY... AND THE SOUTHERN SHORE OF THE RARITAN BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE TIDAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE FRIDAY
  EVENING HIGH TIDE. WIDESPREAD MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED WITH THE HIGH TIDE ON FRIDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR ON THE OCEANFRONT
  BETWEEN 7 AND 9 AM EDT. ON FRIDAY EVENING...HIGH TIDE IS
  EXPECTED ALONG THE OCEANFRONT BETWEEN 730 AND 930 PM EDT. HIGH
  TIDE ON THE BACK BAYS CAN OCCUR UP TO 5 HOURS LATER THAN HIGH
  TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT.

* SURGE...NEAR 1.5 FEET ABOVE THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* WAVES...WAVE HEIGHTS ON THE OCEAN WATERS OFF THE COAST WILL BE
  5 TO 8 FEET. WAVE HEIGHTS ON DELAWARE BAY WILL BE 2 TO 5 FEET.

* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD ROADWAY FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

* OUTLOOK...MINOR TIDAL FLOODING MAY CONTINUE WITH THE HIGH TIDE
  CYCLES ON SATURDAY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/TIDES

&&

FORECAST...............TIME OF.........PREDICTED
LOCATION...............HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL

SANDY HOOK.............803 AM FRI......7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY.............825 PM FRI......NEAR 8.0 FEET MLLW
(SANDY HOOK BAY)

SEASIDE HEIGHTS........733 AM FRI......6.0 TO 6.5 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY.............755 PM FRI......7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)

ATLANTIC CITY..........740 AM FRI......6.0 TO 6.5 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY.............804 PM FRI......7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)

CAPE MAY...............814 AM FRI......7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY.............838 PM FRI......NEAR 8.0 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)

LEWES..................855 AM FRI......6.0 TO 6.5 FEET MLLW
DELAWARE...............918 PM FRI......7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW
(DELAWARE BAY)

REHOBOTH BEACH.........755 AM FRI......6.0 TO 6.5 FEET MLLW
DELAWARE...............822 PM FRI......7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)

HIGH TIDE ON THE BACK BAYS...ALONG THE DELAWARE BAY...AND ALONG
THE RARITAN BAY OCCURS LATER THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE
OCEANFRONT.

&&

$$

DEZ001-NJZ016-060500-
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NEW CASTLE-SALEM-
912 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...THE TIDAL DELAWARE RIVER DOWNSTREAM FROM THE
  COMMODORE BARRY BRIDGE AREA AND THE EXTREME UPPER PART OF
  DELAWARE BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED AROUND THE
  TIME OF TONIGHT`S HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE WORKS ITS WAY UP ALONG NEW CASTLE COUNTY IN
  DELAWARE AND SALEM COUNTY IN NEW JERSEY BETWEEN ABOUT 1000 PM
  AND MIDNIGHT.

* SURGE...AROUND 1.0 FOOT ABOVE THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED ROADWAY FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED. SOME
  ROADS MAY BE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.

* OUTLOOK...MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS AGAIN EXPECTED AROUND THE
  TIMES OF HIGH TIDE ON FRIDAY AND PERHAPS ON SATURDAY... AS
  WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS
EXPECTED. MINOR TIDAL FLOODING OFTEN RESULTS IN SOME ROAD
CLOSURES. USUALLY... THE MOST VULNERABLE ROADWAYS WILL FLOOD.

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.

&&

$$

NJZ017>019-PAZ070-071-060700-
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.Y.0013.160506T0300Z-160506T0700Z/
GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-
912 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...THE TIDAL DELAWARE RIVER DOWN TO THE COMMODORE
  BARRY BRIDGE AREA.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED AROUND THE
  TIME OF TONIGHT`S HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE WORKS ITS WAY UP THIS SECTION OF THE TIDAL
  DELAWARE RIVER BETWEEN ABOUT MIDNIGHT AND 300 AM.

* SURGE...AROUND 1.0 FOOT ABOVE THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED ROADWAY FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED. SOME
  ROADS MAY BE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.

* OUTLOOK...MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS AGAIN EXPECTED AROUND THE
  TIMES OF HIGH TIDE ON FRIDAY AND PERHAPS ON SATURDAY... AS
  WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS
EXPECTED. MINOR TIDAL FLOODING OFTEN RESULTS IN SOME ROAD
CLOSURES. USUALLY... THE MOST VULNERABLE ROADWAYS WILL FLOOD.

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.

&&

$$



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