Storms A Comin’
unless you live under a rock you know the first noreaster of the winter season is headed this way. We have some irregular higher tides due to the full moon. Coastal flooding will be an issue. Not to mention a solid day of an easterly blow will push a lot of water into the inland bays. You all know the drill, it is a typical noreaster.
Make sure trash cans etc are secured outside for wind and flooding. Stay out of flood waters it is usually salt water. Tomorrow morning you will wake up to these conditions. If you plan to drive onto a beach for some crazy reason, keep an eye on the tide.
Tides Indian River Inlet ..
Marine Forecast ..
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY…
High pressure will shift offshore by midday today. Low pressure will
track along the Gulf Coast and lift across the Southeast through the
day. This system will strengthen as it moves northward along the
East Coast through Saturday before moving north of our area through
Sunday. Another weaker and faster moving low pressure system will
track across the region on early Monday. High pressure then settles
across the Mid-Atlantic through the middle of next week. Another low
pressure system will approach the area from the southwest by late
Coastal waters from Cape May NJ to Cape Henlopen DE out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20 nm-
1228 PM EDT Fri Oct 26 2018
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
E winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Swell
mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance
of rain early, then rain late.
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing
to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building
to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Swell mainly from the N with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. Rain.
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, becoming S
10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late in the morning, then
becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft early in the morning, then
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft late. Swell mainly from the SE with a
dominant period of 9 seconds. Rain early in the morning, then a
chance of rain in the late morning and afternoon.
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Swell
mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.
Coastal Flood Watch
Coastal Hazard Message National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 334 AM EDT Fri Oct 26 2018 DEZ002>004-262045- /O.EXA.KPHI.CF.A.0008.181027T1100Z-181027T1900Z/ Kent-Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches- 334 AM EDT Fri Oct 26 2018 ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Coastal Flood Watch, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday afternoon. * LOCATIONS...Kent and Sussex Counties in Delaware. * TIMING...High tide on the ocean front is between 9 and 10 AM EDT Saturday morning. High tide will occur later on back bays. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...One to two feet of saltwater inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. 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 occur. * WAVES...7 to 10 feet on the ocean front. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Coastal Flood Watch means that conditions favorable for flooding are expected to develop. Be prepared to begin taking appropriate action to protect life and property. Follow the recommendations of local emergency management officials. Be sure to check the latest forecast from time to time in case a warning is issued or any new information becomes available. Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at water.weather.gov/ahps for additional water level and flood impact information for your local tide gauge. && Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Bowers Beach DE MLLW Categories - Minor 6.6 FT, Moderate 7.6 FT, Major 8.6 FT MHHW Categories - Minor 0.9 FT, Moderate 1.9 FT, Major 2.9 FT Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact -------- --------- --------- --------- -------- 26/11 AM 6.3 0.6 0.2 None 26/11 PM 5.8 0.1 0.8 None 27/12 PM 7.7 2.0 1.6 Moderate 28/12 AM 6.0 0.3 1.1 None 28/01 PM 6.4 0.7 0.3 None Lewes DE MLLW Categories - Minor 6.0 FT, Moderate 7.0 FT, Major 8.0 FT MHHW Categories - Minor 1.4 FT, Moderate 2.4 FT, Major 3.4 FT Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact -------- --------- --------- --------- -------- 26/10 AM 5.7 1.0 0.5 None 26/11 PM 5.4 0.8 1.1 None 27/11 AM 7.0 2.3 1.8 Moderate 27/11 PM 5.5 0.8 1.4 None 28/12 PM 5.8 1.2 0.6 None 29/12 AM 4.4 -0.2 0.4 None