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Coastal Flood Statement
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WHUS41 KPHI 270434
CFWPHI

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1134 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...THE STRONG NORTHEASTER AFFECTING THE MID ATLANTIC COAST AND NEW
ENGLAND LOOKS LIKE IT WILL PASS 60 TO 90 MILES FURTHER EAST THAN
PREVIOUSLY FORECAST...

.THE STORMS FURTHER EAST PASSAGE WILL PROBABLY RESULT IN LOWER TIDES.
THE WARNING CONTINUES BUT WITH LESS CONFIDENCE ON THE STORM TIDE
REACHING THE PREDICTED VALUES AS LISTED BELOW.

DEZ002>004-NJZ012>014-020>027-271200-
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150127T1200Z/
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-
1134 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...COASTAL AREAS OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE... 
  INCLUDING DELAWARE BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED AROUND THE 
  TIME OF TONIGHT'S HIGH TIDE.

* AT SANDY HOOK... NEW JERSEY (SANDY HOOK BAY) HIGH TIDE OCCURS 
  AT 107 AM TUESDAY...WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL OF 7.5 TO 8.0 
  FEET ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT SEASIDE HEIGHTS... NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS 
  AT 1237 AM TUESDAY...WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET 
  ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT ATLANTIC CITY... NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS 
  AT 1250 AM TUESDAY...WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET 
  ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT CAPE MAY... NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT 124 
  AM TUESDAY...WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET ABOVE 
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT LEWES... DELAWARE (DELAWARE BAY) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT 159 AM 
  TUESDAY...WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN 
  LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT REHOBOTH BEACH... DELAWARE (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT 
  1259 AM...WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN 
  LOWER LOW WATER.

* HIGH TIDE ON THE BACK BAYS...ALONG DELAWARE BAY AND ALONG 
  RARITAN BAY OCCURS LATER THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT.

* IMPACTS...NUMEROUS ROADWAYS WILL FLOOD AND MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE
  IS POSSIBLE. THERE IS A LESSENING CHANCE FOR MORE SIGNIFICANT
  DAMAGE. THE TIDES AND WAVE ACTION WILL RESULT IN MODERATE TO
  SEVERE BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS. THE WATER MAY BE
DEEPER THAN YOU THINK. 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.ERH.NOAA.GOV/PHI/TIDES.HTM (ALL IN
LOWER CASE).

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