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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
742 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

DEZ002>004-MDZ012-015-019-020-NJZ021-023-024-290100-
KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-KENT MD-QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-
CAROLINE-CUMBERLAND-CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...GEORGETOWN...REHOBOTH BEACH...
CHESTERTOWN...CENTREVILLE...EASTON...DENTON...MILLVILLE...
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE...OCEAN CITY
742 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.NOW...
MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SHOWERS CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHWARD
ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THIS EVENING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO
EMBEDDED IN THIS ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE LOWER MARYLANDS EASTERN
SHORE AND SOUTHERN DELAWARE, WHICH WILL ENHANCE THE RAIN LOCALLY.
THE HEAVIER RAIN CAN CAUSE WATER TO POND ON SOME ROADWAYS AND
PERHAPS LEAD TO POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING.

$$

GORSE




Rip Current Statement

AND MARYLAND
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
538 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

DEZ004-NJZ014-024>026-291045-
/O.NEW.KPHI.RP.S.0003.160928T2138Z-160930T0000Z/
DELAWARE BEACHES-EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-
COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
538 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

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

* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
  THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* SURF HEIGHT...WAVE HEIGHTS WILL BUILD TO 4 TO 6 FEET.

* TIMING AND TIDES...LOW TIDE...WHEN THERE IS THE HIGHEST RISK OF
  RIP CURRENTS...OCCURS BETWEEN 100 AM AND 200 AM EDT AND AGAIN
  BETWEEN 130 PM AND 230 PM. BOTH TIMES ARE FOR THURSDAY.

* OTHER HAZARDS...SPOTTY MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DURING
  THE THURSDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE. A MORE WIDESPREAD MINOR TIDAL
  FLOODING EVENT MAY OCCUR DURING THE THURSDAY EVENING/NIGHT HIGH
  TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

KRUZDLO




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
349 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

DEZ004-NJZ014-024>026-292000-
DELAWARE BEACHES-EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-
COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
349 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHERN DELAWARE...CENTRAL
NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR THE FORMATION OF DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS, DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF A STRENGTHENING ONSHORE FLOW
AND BUILDING WAVES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

AN MODERATE TO HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK WILL LIKELY EXTEND THROUGH
THE END OF THE WEEK.

A PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW COULD PRODUCE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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