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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 6:13 AM EDT Sep. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 2 PM EDT this
afternoon...

* locations... southeastern New Jersey.

* Timing... minor coastal flooding is expected with the high tide
this morning which occurs between 8 and 9 am on the
oceanfront. High tide on the Delaware Bay and back bays occurs
later than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* Coastal flood impacts... up to one half foot of saltwater
inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas
near shorelines and tidal waterways. Minor roadway flooding is
possible in Fortescue, Money Island, Gandys Beach and other
locations near the Delaware Bay shoreline. Minor roadway
flooding is possible in Atlantic City, Absecon, Ventnor, and
southeastern Burlington County. In Cape May County, minor
roadway flooding is possible in Wildwood, Cape May, Avalon,
and other locations along the shore and the Delaware Bay
shoreline.

* Waves... 5 to 8 feet.

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.

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.

Greenwich NJ
MLLW categories - minor 7.2 ft, moderate 8.2 ft, major 9.2 ft
mhhw categories - minor 0.8 ft, moderate 1.8 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
25/11 am 7.3 0.9 1.5 minor
26/12 am 6.7 0.3 0.8 none
26/12 PM 6.5 0.1 0.6 none
27/12 am 6.2 -0.2 0.3 none
27/12 PM 6.0 -0.4 0.1 none
28/01 am 6.1 -0.3 0.3 none

Atlantic City - oceanfront NJ
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
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
25/08 am 6.1 1.5 1.7 minor
25/09 PM 5.7 1.1 1.0 none
26/09 am 5.4 0.8 0.8 none
26/09 PM 5.1 0.5 0.6 none
27/10 am 5.4 0.8 0.7 none
27/10 PM 5.2 0.6 0.8 none

Ocean City NJ
MLLW categories - minor 5.3 ft, moderate 6.3 ft, major 7.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.3 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 3.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
25/09 am 5.6 1.6 1.4 minor
25/09 PM 5.1 1.1 0.7 none
26/09 am 4.8 0.8 0.5 none
26/10 PM 4.5 0.5 0.2 none
27/10 am 4.9 0.9 0.4 none
27/10 PM 4.7 0.7 0.5 none

Cape May Harbor NJ
MLLW categories - minor 6.2 ft, moderate 7.2 ft, major 8.2 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.1 ft, moderate 2.1 ft, major 3.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
25/09 am 6.3 1.2 1.3 minor
25/09 PM 6.1 1.0 0.9 none
26/09 am 5.8 0.7 0.7 none
26/10 PM 5.5 0.4 0.4 none
27/10 am 5.8 0.7 0.6 none
27/10 PM 5.5 0.4 0.6 none





Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 6:13 AM EDT Sep. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 2 PM EDT this
afternoon...

* locations... southeastern New Jersey.

* Timing... minor coastal flooding is expected with the high tide
this morning which occurs between 8 and 9 am on the
oceanfront. High tide on the Delaware Bay and back bays occurs
later than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* Coastal flood impacts... up to one half foot of saltwater
inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas
near shorelines and tidal waterways. Minor roadway flooding is
possible in Fortescue, Money Island, Gandys Beach and other
locations near the Delaware Bay shoreline. Minor roadway
flooding is possible in Atlantic City, Absecon, Ventnor, and
southeastern Burlington County. In Cape May County, minor
roadway flooding is possible in Wildwood, Cape May, Avalon,
and other locations along the shore and the Delaware Bay
shoreline.

* Waves... 5 to 8 feet.

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.

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.

Greenwich NJ
MLLW categories - minor 7.2 ft, moderate 8.2 ft, major 9.2 ft
mhhw categories - minor 0.8 ft, moderate 1.8 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
25/11 am 7.3 0.9 1.5 minor
26/12 am 6.7 0.3 0.8 none
26/12 PM 6.5 0.1 0.6 none
27/12 am 6.2 -0.2 0.3 none
27/12 PM 6.0 -0.4 0.1 none
28/01 am 6.1 -0.3 0.3 none

Atlantic City - oceanfront NJ
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
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
25/08 am 6.1 1.5 1.7 minor
25/09 PM 5.7 1.1 1.0 none
26/09 am 5.4 0.8 0.8 none
26/09 PM 5.1 0.5 0.6 none
27/10 am 5.4 0.8 0.7 none
27/10 PM 5.2 0.6 0.8 none

Ocean City NJ
MLLW categories - minor 5.3 ft, moderate 6.3 ft, major 7.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.3 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 3.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
25/09 am 5.6 1.6 1.4 minor
25/09 PM 5.1 1.1 0.7 none
26/09 am 4.8 0.8 0.5 none
26/10 PM 4.5 0.5 0.2 none
27/10 am 4.9 0.9 0.4 none
27/10 PM 4.7 0.7 0.5 none

Cape May Harbor NJ
MLLW categories - minor 6.2 ft, moderate 7.2 ft, major 8.2 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.1 ft, moderate 2.1 ft, major 3.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
25/09 am 6.3 1.2 1.3 minor
25/09 PM 6.1 1.0 0.9 none
26/09 am 5.8 0.7 0.7 none
26/10 PM 5.5 0.4 0.4 none
27/10 am 5.8 0.7 0.6 none
27/10 PM 5.5 0.4 0.6 none