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AND MARYLAND
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
643 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WAS LOCATED OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST THIS
AFTERNOON. THE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES
NORTHEASTWARD AND OUT TO SEA. THE LOW WILL BRING AN ONSHORE FLOW
TO THE COASTS OF DELAWARE AND NEW JERSEY INTO MONDAY. ANOTHER
DEVELOPING LOW APPROACHING FROM THE WEST IS FORECAST TO PASS OFF
THE VIRGINIA COAST LATE ON MONDAY NIGHT.

NJZ012>014-090045-
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T0300Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.A.0002.160209T0900Z-160209T1800Z/
MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-
643 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...NORTHERN NEW JERSEY SHORE.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WIDESPREAD MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS
  ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS MORNING.
  MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS AGAIN POSSIBLE WITH THE MONDAY
  EVENING HIGH TIDE. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD
  MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING AGAIN ON TUESDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 7 AND 8 AM
  EST. HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 7 AND 9 PM EST.
  IT WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 730 AM TO 830 AM ON TUESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST TO BUILD TO 8 TO 12 FEET ON
  THE NEAR-SHORE WATERS OFF NEW JERSEY.

* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD ROAD FLOODING AND SOME DAMAGE TO
  VULNERABLE STRUCTURES IS POSSIBLE FOR THE NEXT THREE HIGH TIDE
  CYCLES. WAVE ACTION WILL LIKELY RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT BEACH
  EROSION.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT MODERATE OR MAJOR TIDAL
FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. BE PREPARED FOR RISING WATER
LEVELS AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.
FOLLOW THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS.

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR THE
DEVELOPMENT OF MODERATE OR MAJOR 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 (ALL IN LOWER CASE).

&&

LOCATION               TIME OF         PREDICTED WATER LEVEL
HIGH TIDE

SANDY HOOK... NJ   718 AM MON           NEAR 8.0 FEET MLLW
(SANDY HOOK BAY)   742 PM MON           NEAR 8.0 FEET MLLW
                   803 AM TUE           NEAR 8.0 FEET MLLW

$$

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