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Asbury Park Police Department
Sunday May 12th, 2019 :: 06:15 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Coastal Flood Advisory until 08:00AM Monday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 2:00 AM until 8:00 AM Monday.

* LOCATIONS...Coastal areas of Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and southeastern Burlington Counties.

* TIMING...High tide on the New Jersey oceanfront occurs between 2:45 AM and 3:45 AM Monday. High tide on the back bays and along Raritan Bay occurs later than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Minor flooding is anticipated around the time of tonight's high tide. Up to 1 foot of saltwater inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. Localized roadway flooding is expected. Some roads may be closed due to high water.

* WAVES...Wave heights on the ocean waters off the coast are forecast to be 6 to 10 feet.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MIDDLESEX ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... COASTAL OCEAN ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... OCEAN ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON

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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