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
133 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED WITH HIGH TIDE CYCLES THROUGH
TONIGHT FOR THE ATLANTIC OCEAN FRONTS AND NEARBY BACK BAYS...

DEZ002>004-NJZ012>014-020>027-070500-
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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-
133 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 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 EXPECTED WITH THIS
  EVENING`S HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING...THE 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 4 FEET.

* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD ROADWAY FLOODING IS LIKELY THIS EVENING.

* 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.............825 PM FRI......NEAR 8.0 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY.............
(SANDY HOOK BAY)

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

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

CAPE MAY...............838 PM FRI......NEAR 8.0 FEET MLLW
NEW JERSEY.............
(OCEANFRONT)

LEWES..................918 PM FRI......7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW
DELAWARE...............
(DELAWARE BAY)

REHOBOTH BEACH.........822 PM FRI......7.0 TO 7.5 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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NEW CASTLE-SALEM-
133 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* 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 1100 PM
  AND 1 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 POSSIBLE AROUND THE
  TIME OF HIGH TIDE SATURDAY NIGHT.

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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