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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 04:54 p.m. EDT

Advisory

High Surf Advisory until 08:00AM Monday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has cancelled the Coastal Flood Watch.

* TIMING...High tide occurs between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm tonight, and then high tide occurs between 7:00 am and 9:00 am Monday morning. 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 expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. At this level, widespread flooding of roadways is expected with many roads becoming impassable. Lives may be at risk when people put themselves in harm's way. Some damage to vulnerable structures may begin to occur.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...High.

* WAVES...6 to 10 feet.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...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 ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... DELAWARE BEACHES ... COASTAL ATLANTIC

Instructions:

A Coastal Flood Warning means that moderate or major tidal flooding is occurring or imminent. be prepared for rising water levels and take appropriate action to protect life and property. Follow the recommendations of local emergency management officials. 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. A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.

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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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