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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Monday September 18th, 2017 :: 07:29 a.m. EDT
Advisory

High Surf Advisory until 06:00PM Tuesday

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY. A HIGH SURF ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY.

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...EXPECTED TO INCREASE THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. SPOTTY MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING, WILL EXPAND IN COVERAGE TUESDAY MORNING, AND BECOME WIDESPREAD TUESDAY NIGHT. MODERATE TIDAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE ON THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE OCEANFRONT OCCURS BETWEEN 6:45 PM AND 8:15 PM THIS EVENING, 7:15 AM AND 8:30 AM TUESDAY MORNING, AND 7:30 PM AND 9:00 PM TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SURGE...UP TO TWO FEET ABOVE THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* WAVES...WAVE HEIGHTS ON THE OPEN OCEAN WATERS OFF THE COAST ARE FORECAST TO INCREASE TO AROUND 15 FEET. THE BREAKING SURF IS FORECAST TO INCREASE UP TO 10 FEET.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED DUE TO HIGH WATER AND WAVE SPLASH-OVER. SOME ROADS MAY BE CLOSED.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... COASTAL OCEAN ... EASTERN MONMOUTH

Instructions:

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. 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.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/TIDES A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

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Address/Location
Harvey Cedars Police Department
7606 Long Beach Boulevard
Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-494-6509

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
High Surf Advisory

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