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Coastal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:58 AM EDT Sep. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Warning in effect until 1 am EDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a coastal
Flood Warning. It is in effect until 1:00 am Wednesday.

* Location... coastal areas of New Jersey and Delaware and areas
along Delaware Bay.

* Coastal flooding... minor flooding is expected with this
morning's high tide and moderate flooding is anticipated with
this evening's high tide.

* Timing... high tide on the New Jersey and Delaware oceanfront
occurs between 7:15 am and 8:15 am this morning... and between
7:30 PM and 8:30 PM this evening. High tide on the back
bays... along Delaware Bay and along Raritan Bay occurs later
than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* Surge... around 2 feet above the astronomical tide.

* Waves... wave heights on the ocean waters off the coast are
forecast to build around 15 feet. Breaking waves along the coast
are expected to reach 8 to 10 feet.

* Impacts... widespread roadway flooding is expected and minor
property damage is possible... especially around this evening's
high tide. Significant beach erosion is anticipated.

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

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

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
New Jersey 8:03 PM Tue 7.5 to 8.0 feet MLLW
(sandy hook bay)

Seaside Heights
New Jersey 7:33 PM Tue near 7.0 feet MLLW

Atlantic City
New Jersey 7:45 PM Tue near 7.0 feet MLLW

Cape May
New Jersey 8:19 PM Tue near 8.0 feet MLLW

Delaware 9:00 PM Tue 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
(delaware bay)

Rehoboth Beach
Delaware 8:00 PM Tue 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW

high tide on the back bays... along Delaware Bay and along Raritan
Bay occurs later than the high tide on the oceanfront.


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