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Asbury Park Police Department
Wednesday March 7th, 2018 :: 01:14 a.m. EST

Advisory

Coastal Flood Advisory until 06:00PM Wednesday

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Coastal areas of Middlesex County, Monmouth County and Ocean County.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Minor flooding is anticipated around the time of the midday high tide on Wednesday.

* TIMING....High tide on the oceanfront occurs between 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM Wednesday. High tide on the back bays and on Raritan Bay occurs later than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* IMPACTS....Roadways flooding is expected. Some roads will be closed due to high water. A long period easterly swell will continue to cause additional beach erosion. Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Perth Amboy NJ MLLW Categories - Minor 7.1 FT, Moderate 8.1 FT, Major 9.1 FT MHHW Categories - Minor 1.5 FT, Moderate 2.5 FT, Major 3.5 FT Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact -------- --------- --------- --------- -------- 07/12 AM 6.9 1.2 1.6 None 07/12 PM 7.5 1.8 2.8 Minor 08/12 AM 6.3 0.7 1.2 None 08/01 PM 5.0 -0.7 0.6 None 09/01 AM 5.0 -0.7 0.2 None 09/02 PM 4.3 -1.4 0.2 None Sandy Hook NJ MLLW Categories - Minor 6.7 FT, Moderate 7.7 FT, Major 8.7 FT MHHW Categories - Minor 1.5 FT, Moderate 2.5 FT, Major 3.5 FT Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact -------- --------- --------- --------- -------- 07/12 AM 6.5 1.3 1.6 None 07/12 PM 6.7 1.5 2.4 Minor 08/12 AM 6.0 0.8 1.3 None 08/01 PM 4.8 -0.4 0.8 None 09/01 AM 4.9 -0.3 0.4 None 09/02 PM 4.0 -1.2 0.2 None Manasquan NJ MLLW Categories - Minor 5.7 FT, Moderate 6.7 FT, Major 7.7 FT MHHW Categories - Minor 1.2 FT, Moderate 2.2 FT, Major 3.2 FT Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact -------- --------- --------- --------- -------- 07/12 AM 5.7 1.2 1.4 Minor 07/12 PM 6.1 1.6 2.2 Minor 08/12 AM 5.5 1.0 1.3 None 08/12 PM 4.6 0.1 1.0 None 09/01 AM 4.6 0.1 0.6 None 09/01 PM 3.8 -0.7 0.4 None Barnegat Light NJ MLLW Categories - Minor 3.5 FT, Moderate 4.5 FT, Major 5.5 FT MHHW Categories - Minor 1.0 FT, Moderate 2.0 FT, Major 3.0 FT Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact -------- --------- --------- --------- -------- 07/12 AM 3.7 1.2 1.5 Minor 07/12 PM 3.9 1.4 2.0 Minor 08/12 AM 3.5 1.0 1.3 Minor 08/12 PM 2.9 0.4 1.2 None 09/01 AM 2.8 0.3 0.7 None 09/01 PM 2.2 -0.3 0.6 None &&

* AFFECTED AREAS: COASTAL OCEAN ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... MIDDLESEX ... OCEAN ... WESTERN 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. Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at water.weather.gov/ahps for additional water level and flood impact information for your local tide gauge.

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Address/Location
Asbury Park Police Department
1 Municipal Plaza
Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-774-1300

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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:
Coastal Flood Advisory

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