Coastal Flood Advisory This Evening

Coastal Flood Advisory

River road and Chiefs road in Oak Orchard and Riverdale. This is typical of this area for minor tidal flooding … photo by Danielle McLane
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR PA...NJ...DE...AND MD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
331 AM EDT THU JUN 22 2017

DEZ003-004-NJZ012>014-020-022>027-222100-
/O.NEW.KPHI.CF.Y.0013.170622T2100Z-170623T0100Z/
INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-
EASTERN MONMOUTH-OCEAN-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-
ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-
331 AM EDT THU JUN 22 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...COASTAL AREAS OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE AND AREAS
  ALONG LOWER DELAWARE BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED AROUND THE TIME OF
  HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE ON THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE OCEANFRONT
  OCCURS BETWEEN 7:00 PM AND 8:00 PM THIS EVENING.

* SURGE...1 TO 1 1/2 FEET ABOVE THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* WAVES...WAVE HEIGHTS ON THE OCEAN WATERS OFF THE COAST ARE
  FORECAST TO BE 3 TO 4 FEET. WAVE HEIGHTS ON LOWER DELAWARE BAY
  ARE EXPECTED TO BE 1 TO 2 FEET.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED. SOME ROADS
  MAY BE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

FOR A LIST OF THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT TIDE HEIGHTS IN YOUR
COUNTY PLEASE GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/TIDES

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