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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Tuesday September 19th, 2017 :: 09:30 p.m. EDT
Advisory

High Surf Advisory until 06:00AM Wednesday

...HURRICANE JOSE CONTINUES TO IMPACT THE MID-ATLANTIC COASTLINE... THE WORST OF THE IMPACTS FROM HIGH SURF, BEACH EROSION, DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND STORM SURGE WILL PERSIST ALONG THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE COASTS THROUGH THIS EVENING. ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED WITH HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE ON THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE OCEANFRONT OCCURS 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...1.5 TO 2.5 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* WAVES...LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 11 FEET ALONG THE COAST THROUGH TONIGHT.

* RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED AND MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION, LOCALIZED DUNE OVERWASH AND MINOR DAMAGE TO PIERS HAVE ALREADY BEEN REPORTED TODAY. DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST FOR THOSE WHO DECIDE TO ENTER THE SURF ZONE.

* OUTLOOK...THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR TIMES OF HIGH TIDE AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY AND POSSIBLY THURSDAY. 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 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW (OCEANFRONT) LEWES DELAWARE 9:00 PM TUE NEAR 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:
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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