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Coastal Flood Statement
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WHUS41 KPHI 251528
CFWPHI

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1128 AM EDT THU SEP 25 2014

DEZ004-NJZ024-252330-
/O.CAN.KPHI.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140925T1600Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-140926T0300Z/
DELAWARE BEACHES-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-
1128 AM EDT THU SEP 25 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS CANCELLED THE
HIGH SURF ADVISORY.

* LOCATION...ATLANTIC COASTAL SUSSEX COUNTY DELAWARE AND CAPE 
  MAY COUNTY NEW JERSEY.

* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 6 FEET AND SLOWLY LOWERING.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST SURF HAS PASSED. THE HIGH RISK FOR RIP
  CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE
CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIPS
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
AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

&&

$$

NJZ014-025-026-252330-
/O.CON.KPHI.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140925T2200Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-140926T0300Z/
EASTERN MONMOUTH-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
1128 AM EDT THU SEP 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...ATLANTIC COASTAL MONMOUTH... OCEAN AND ATLANTIC 
  COUNTIES.

* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 8 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* SEAS...6 TO 11 FEET.

* IMPACTS...BEACH EROSION IS LIKELY. RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE 
  THREATENING TODAY EVEN FOR EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS AND SURFERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED
BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE
CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIPS
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
AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

&&

$$








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