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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Tuesday September 19th, 2017 :: 03:01 a.m. EDT
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Coastal Flood Warning until 01:00AM Wednesday

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING. IT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1:00 AM WEDNESDAY.

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THIS MORNING`S HIGH TIDE AND MODERATE FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED WITH THIS EVENING`S HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE ON THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE OCEANFRONT OCCURS BETWEEN 7:15 AM AND 8:15 AM THIS MORNING...AND BETWEEN 7:30 PM AND 8:30 PM THIS EVENING. HIGH TIDE ON THE BACK BAYS OCCURS LATER THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT.

* SURGE...AROUND 2 FEET ABOVE THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* WAVES...WAVE HEIGHTS ON THE OCEAN WATERS OFF THE COAST ARE FORECAST TO BUILD AROUND 15 FEET. BREAKING WAVES ALONG THE COAST ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 8 TO 10 FEET.

* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED AND MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND THIS EVENING`S HIGH TIDE. SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION IS ANTICIPATED.

* RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF DANGEROUS LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS. FORECAST TIME OF PREDICTED LOCATION HIGH TIDE WATER LEVEL SANDY HOOK NEW JERSEY 8:03 PM TUE 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW (SANDY HOOK BAY) SEASIDE HEIGHTS NEW JERSEY 7:33 PM TUE NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW (OCEANFRONT) ATLANTIC CITY NEW JERSEY 7:45 PM TUE NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW (OCEANFRONT) CAPE MAY NEW JERSEY 8:19 PM TUE NEAR 8.0 FEET MLLW (OCEANFRONT) LEWES DELAWARE 9:00 PM TUE 7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW (DELAWARE BAY) REHOBOTH BEACH DELAWARE 8:00 PM TUE 7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE ON THE BACK BAYS OCCURS LATER THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT. &&

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

Instructions:

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. 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 VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/TIDES

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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:
Moderate - Possible 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:
Coastal Flood Warning

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