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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
402 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...A STRONG NORTHEASTER WILL AFFECT DELAWARE AND NEW JERSEY ON
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE LOCATED OVER THE LOWER OHIO RIVER VALLEY THIS
AFTERNOON WILL PROGRESS EASTWARD AND IT WILL MOVE OFF THE MIDDLE
ATLANTIC COAST ON MONDAY. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY RAPIDLY IS IT
MOVES NORTHEASTWARD, PASSING NEAR CAPE COD LATE ON TUESDAY BEFORE
REACHING NOVA SCOTIA ON WEDNESDAY.

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NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-MIDDLESEX-
WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-SALEM-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-
CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-
402 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD WATCH. IT IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT.

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED AROUND THE
  TIME OF MONDAY NIGHT`S HIGH TIDE.

* AT SANDY HOOK, NEW JERSEY (SANDY HOOK BAY) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT
  107 AM TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL OF 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET
  ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT
  1237 AM TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT
  1250 AM TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT CAPE MAY, NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT 124 AM
  TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT LEWES, DELAWARE (DELAWARE BAY) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT 159 AM
  TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT REHOBOTH BEACH, DELAWARE (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT
  1259 AM, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER.

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

* SEAS...WAVE HEIGHTS ON THE OCEAN WATERS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE
  FROM 10 TO 16 FEET WITH BREAKING WAVES EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 5
  TO 8 FEET. WAVES ON DELAWARE BAY ARE FORECAST TO BE 3 TO 7 FEET.

* IMPACTS...NUMEROUS ROADWAYS WILL FLOOD AND MINOR TO MODERATE
  PROPERTY DAMAGE IS LIKELY. THE TIDES AND WAVE ACTION WILL RESULT
  IN MODERATE TO SEVERE BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING. PAY CLOSE ATTENTION
TO UPDATED FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. FOLLOW THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF LOCAL
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

FOR A LIST OF THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT TIDE HEIGHTS IN YOUR COUNTY
PLEASE GO TO WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV/PHI/TIDES.HTM (ALL IN LOWER CASE).

&&

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