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WHUS41 KPHI 081801
CFWPHI

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
101 PM EST MON DEC 8 2014

DEZ001-NJZ016-082000-
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-141208T2000Z/
NEW CASTLE-SALEM-
101 PM EST MON DEC 8 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED AROUND HIGH
  TIDE TODAY IN THE MOST VULNERABLE SPOTS.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE TODAY OCCURS BETWEEN NOW AND 130 PM.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED 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).

&&

$$

DEZ002>004-NJZ012>014-020>027-090215-
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.A.0003.141209T1200Z-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-
101 PM EST MON DEC 8 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED AROUND HIGH
  TIDE THIS EVENING. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE COASTAL
  FLOODING DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE.

* AT SANDY HOOK... NEW JERSEY...HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING WILL OCCUR
  AT 910 PM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 6.8 FEET ABOVE MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER. THE HIGH TIDE TUESDAY 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...HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING WILL
  OCCUR AT 840 PM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 6.4 FEET ABOVE
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. THE HIGH TIDE TUESDAY 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...HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING WILL
  OCCUR AT 846 PM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 6.2 FEET ABOVE
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. THE HIGH TIDE TUESDAY MORNING WILL OCCUR
  AT 857 AM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL OF NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT CAPE MAY... NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT)...HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING
  WILL OCCUR AT 931 PM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 6.8 FEET
  ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. THE HIGH TIDE TUESDAY 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...HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING WILL OCCUR AT 956
  PM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 6.2 FEET ABOVE MEAN LOWER
  LOW WATER. THE HIGH TIDE TUESDAY MORNING WILL OCCUR AT 1011 AM
  WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW
  WATER.

* AT REHOBOTH BEACH... DELAWARE...HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING WILL
  OCCUR AT 854 PM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 6.4 FEET ABOVE
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. THE HIGH TIDE TUESDAY MORNING WILL OCCUR
  AT 921 AM WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 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 ROADWAYS PRONE TO MINOR TIDAL FLOODING TO FLOOD
  THIS EVENING. EXPECT ROAD CLOSURES DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE
  TUESDAY MORNING WHEN HIGHER WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED. IN ADDITION WIND
  DRIVEN HEAVY RAINS AND WAVE ACTION WILL EXACERBATE THE POTENTIAL
  FOR BEACH EROSION TUESDAY.

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.

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR THE
DEVELOPMENT OF MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING. PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO UPDATED FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS AND TAKE
APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. FOLLOW THE
RECOMMENDATIONS OF LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

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).

THIS COASTAL FLOOD WATCH WILL MOST LIKELY BE ELEVATED TO A COASTAL
FLOOD WARNING LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

&&

$$








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