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
402 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...MULTIPLE TIDE CYCLES OF TIDAL INUNDATION FLOODING ANTICIPATED
INTO AT LEAST FRIDAY MORNING ALONG THE ATLANTIC COASTS OF NEW
JERSEY AND DELAWARE...

.A BLOCKED PATTERN OF STRONG EASTERLY SURFACE WINDS WILL CONTINUE
INTO AT LEAST FRIDAY MORNING. THIS ALREADY CAUSED STORM SURGES OF
AROUND 1 TO 2 FEET THIS MORNING. THAT SURGE SHOULD INCREASE TO
2.5 FEET TONIGHT ALONG THE SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE
ATLANTIC COASTS AS THE EASTERLY WIND STRENGTHENS 5 TO 10 MPH
STRONGER THAN WHAT OCCURRED THIS MORNING. WINDS SHOULD DIMINISH
CONSIDERABLY DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS FRIDAY ALONG THE DELAWARE
AND FAR SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY COASTS.

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DELAWARE BEACHES-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-
COASTAL OCEAN-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY SHORE AND
  DELAWARE BEACHES.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OCCURRED THIS
  MORNING ALONG THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY COASTS AND
  THE DELAWARE COAST. TIDAL INUNDATION FLOODING WILL OCCUR AGAIN
  TONIGHT AND PROBABLY BE HALF A FOOT TO A FOOT DEEPER THAN WHAT
  OCCURRED THIS MORNING...LEADING TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING
  WITH THIS EVENINGS HIGH TIDE CYCLE. EASTERLY WINDS WILL WHIP
  WAVES OF 5 TO 9 FEET ONTO THE SHORE AS WELL.

* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS THROUGH TONIGHT.

* TIMING...THE OCEANFRONT COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THE
  HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 7 AND 9 PM. HIGH TIDE ON THE BAY SIDE MAY
  OCCUR UP TO 3 HOURS LATER. THE HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH
  TIDE.

* SURGE...TIDES WILL BE AROUND 2 TO 2.5 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL
  TIDES. HEAVY RAIN AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDES COULD EXACERBATE
  COASTAL FLOODING...LEADING TO TOTAL WATER LEVELS EVEN HIGHER.

* WAVES...5 TO 9 FEET.

* OUTLOOK...AT LEAST MINOR TIDAL INUNDATION FLOODING IS
  ANTICIPATED WITH THE FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE...AND
  POSSIBLY AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING.

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 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.

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.

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

SEASIDE HEIGHTS        7:07 PM THU     NEAR 7.3 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY
(OCEANFRONT)

ATLANTIC CITY          7:30 PM THU     NEAR 7.1 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY
(OCEANFRONT)

CAPE MAY               8:29 PM THU     NEAR 7.7 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY
(OCEANFRONT)

REHOBOTH BEACH         7:35 PM THU     NEAR 7.4 FEET MLLW
DELAWARE
(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.

&&

$$

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KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

* LOCATION...COASTAL NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE AND THE LOWER
  DELAWARE BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS HAVE REMAINED ELEVATED SINCE THE
  HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING...WITH MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ALREADY
  OCCURRING IN SOME LOCATIONS. EVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN
  THESE LOCATIONS...WITH MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...ONGOING COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED AND WILL PEAK WITH
  THE HIGH TIDE WHICH WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 7 AND 9 PM ON THE OCEAN
  FRONT. HIGH TIDE ON THE DELAWARE BAY AND BACK BAYS MAY OCCUR UP
  TO THREE HOURS LATER.

* WAVES...AROUND 3 TO 5 FEET.

* SURGE...TIDES WILL BE AROUND 2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.
  HEAVY RAIN AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDES COULD EXACERBATE COASTAL
  FLOODING...LEADING TO TOTAL WATER LEVELS EVEN HIGHER.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR BOTH HIGH TIDES.

* OUTLOOK...AT LEAST MINOR TIDAL INUNDATION FLOODING IS
  ANTICIPATED WITH THE FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE... AND
  POSSIBLY AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING.

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 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 VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/TIDES

&&

FORECAST               TIME OF         PREDICTED
LOCATION                HIGH TIDE      WATER LEVEL

LEWES                  8:36 PM THU     NEAR 7.3 FEET MLLW
DELAWARE
(DELAWARE BAY)

&&

$$

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EASTERN MONMOUTH-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...THE NORTHERN NEW JERSEY ATLANTIC SHORE OF MONMOUTH
  COUNTY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...TIDAL INUNDATION FLOODING WILL BE DEEPER
  THAN WHAT OCCURRED THIS MORNING. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS
  LIKELY WITH THE HIGH TIDE THIS THIS EVENING...AND MAY APPROACH
  MODERATE FLOODING.

* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS THROUGH TONIGHT.

* TIMING...THE OCEANFRONT COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THE
  HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 7 AND 9 PM. HIGH TIDE ON THE BAY SIDE MAY
  OCCUR UP TO 3 HOURS LATER. THE HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH
  TIDE.

* SURGE...TIDES WILL BE 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.
  HOWEVER...HEAVY RAIN AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDES COULD
  EXACERBATE COASTAL FLOODING...LEADING TO TOTAL WATER LEVELS
  EVEN HIGHER.

* WAVES...4 TO 8 FEET.

* OUTLOOK...AT LEAST MINOR TIDAL INUNDATION FLOODING IS
  ANTICIPATED WITH THE FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE...AND
  POSSIBLY AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING.

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.

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.

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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MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

* LOCATION...COASTAL NORTHERN NEW JERSEY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE WITH THE
  HIGH TIDE THIS THIS EVENING. TIDAL FLOODING MAY APPROACH
  MODERATE WITH THE HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING. NOTE THAT THERE IS
  ALSO A RISK OF FLOODING DUE TO HEAVY RAIN THROUGH OUT THE DAY.

* TIMING...THE COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED IS WITH THE HIGH TIDES
  WHICH WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 7 AND 9 PM ON THE OCEAN FRONT.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR BOTH HIGH TIDES.

* SURGE...TIDES WILL BE UP TO 2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.
  HOWEVER...HEAVY RAIN AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDES COULD
  EXACERBATE COASTAL FLOODING...LEADING TO TOTAL WATER LEVELS
  EVEN HIGHER.

* WAVES...AROUND 2 TO 4 FEET.

* OUTLOOK...AT LEAST MINOR TIDAL INUNDATION FLOODING IS
  ANTICIPATED WITH THE FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE...AND
  POSSIBLY AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING.

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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NEW CASTLE-SALEM-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...ALONG UPPER DELAWARE BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE WITH THE
  HIGH TIDE THIS THIS EVENING. TIDAL FLOODING MAY APPROACH
  MODERATE WITH THE HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING. NOTE THAT THERE IS
  ALSO A RISK OF FLOODING DUE TO HEAVY RAIN THROUGH OUT THE DAY.

* TIMING...THE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGH TIDE
  WHICH WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 11 AND 12 AM TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR BOTH HIGH TIDES.

* SURGE...TIDES WILL BE UP TO 2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.
  HOWEVER...HEAVY RAIN AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDES COULD
  EXACERBATE COASTAL FLOODING...LEADING TO TOTAL WATER LEVELS
  EVEN HIGHER.

* WAVES...AROUND 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

&&

$$

DRAG/FRANCK



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