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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Saturday September 8th, 2018 :: 05:29 p.m. EDT

Advisory

High Surf Advisory until 06:00AM Monday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a High Surf Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM Sunday to 6 AM EDT Monday. A Coastal Flood Watch has also been issued. This Coastal Flood Watch is in effect from Sunday evening through late Sunday night.

* LOCATIONS...Coastal areas of eastern Monmouth, coastal Atlantic, and Coastal Ocean. This includes the beaches along the Atlantic coast of New Jersey.

* TIMING...High tide occurs between 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm this evening. Coastal Flood Advisory and the high risk for rip currents are in effect through tonight. There will be several rounds of coastal flooding beyond tonight. The high risk for rip currents may need to be extended through early next week.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...One to two feet of saltwater inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. Minor roadway flooding is possible on Long Beach Island, Seaside Heights, Point Pleasant Beach and other locations near Barnegat Bay. At this level, widespread flooding of roadways is expected with many roads becoming impassable. Some damage to vulnerable structures may begin to occur.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...High.

* WAVES...Building to 5 to 8 feet in the surf zone.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Up to 8 foot breaking waves will be dangerous to anyone who enters the surf. Very strong rip currents will be life threatening to anyone who enters the surf.

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

Instructions:

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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