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Coastal Flood Statement
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WHUS41 KPHI 090928
CFWPHI

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
428 AM EST TUE DEC 9 2014

DEZ002>004-NJZ012>014-020>027-091730-
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.W.0005.141209T1200Z-141209T1800Z/
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-
428 AM EST TUE DEC 9 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED DURING
  THIS MORNINGS HIGH TIDE...ESPECIALLY FROM ATLANTIC CITY SOUTH
  THROUGH CAPE MAY AND THE DELAWARE COAST. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN
  AND ROUGH SURF AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE WILL ENHANCE THE
  FLOODING.

* AT SANDY HOOK... NEW JERSEY...THE HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING WILL
  OCCUR AT 919 AM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL OF 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET
  ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT SEASIDE HEIGHTS... NEW JERSEY...THE HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING
  WILL OCCUR AT 849 AM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET
  ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT ATLANTIC CITY... NEW JERSEY... THE HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING
  WILL OCCUR AT 857 AM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL OF 7.0 TO 7.5 FEET
  ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT CAPE MAY... NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT)... THE HIGH TIDE THIS
  MORNING WILL OCCUR AT 931 AM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL OF 7.5
  TO 8.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT LEWES... DELAWARE... THE HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING WILL OCCUR AT
  1011 AM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL OF 7.0 TO 7.5 FEET ABOVE
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT REHOBOTH BEACH... DELAWARE... THE HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING
  WILL OCCUR AT 921 AM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.1 FEET
  ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ROAD CLOSURES FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR BEFORE AND
  AFTER THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING. IN ADDITION WIND
  DRIVEN PERIODIC HEAVY RAINS AND STRONG OCEAN WAVE ACTION WILL
  EXACERBATE THE POTENTIAL FOR BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING INDICATES THAT MODERATE OR MAJOR 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).

&&

$$

DEZ001-NJZ016-091730-
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.Y.0025.141209T1500Z-141209T2000Z/
NEW CASTLE-SALEM-
428 AM EST TUE DEC 9 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...COASTAL SECTIONS OF NEW CASTLE AND SALEM COUNTIES 
  ALONG THE UPPER DELAWARE BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED AROUND HIGH TIDE
  LATE THIS MORNING INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE OCCURS BETWEEN 10 AM AND 2 PM.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS
ANTICIPATED. 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.ERH.NOAA.GOV/PHI/TIDES.HTM (ALL IN LOWER CASE).

&&

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