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
245 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

DEZ002>004-NJZ012>014-020>027-060745-
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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-
245 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM
EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM
EDT SATURDAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

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

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT OCCURS BETWEEN 7 AND 9 PM
  EDT THIS EVENING. FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR ON THE
  OCEAN FRONT 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 OCEAN FRONT.

* 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.

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

SEASIDE HEIGHTS        705 PM THU      NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY             733 AM FRI      6.0 TO 6.5 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)           755 PM FRI      7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW

ATLANTIC CITY          713 PM THU      NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY             740 AM FRI      6.0 TO 6.5 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)           804 PM FRI      7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW

CAPE MAY               747 PM THU      7.5 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY             814 AM FRI      7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)           838 PM FRI      NEAR 8.0 FEET MLLW

LEWES                  826 PM THU      NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW
DELAWARE               855 AM FRI      6.0 TO 6.5 FEET MLLW
(DELAWARE BAY)         918 PM FRI      7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW

REHOBOTH BEACH         729 PM THU      NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW
DELAWARE               755 AM FRI      6.0 TO 6.5 FEET MLLW
(OCEANFRONT)           822 PM FRI      7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW

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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NEW CASTLE-SALEM-
245 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 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-
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GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-
245 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 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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