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Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KAKQ
Issued 1/22/2017 4:56 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 1/24/2017 7:00 AM America/New_York.
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525 pm est mon jan 23 2017
...coastal flood advisory now in effect until 7 am est tuesday...
* location: inland worcester county adjacent to the bays.
* timing: water levels are forecast to reach minor coastal flooding thresholds
during high tide this evening and again early tuesday morning.
* coastal flood impacts: minor inundation of water in and near low-lying
coastal areas is possible.
a coastal flood advisory means that onshore winds...wave action and/or tides
will combine to create flooding of low areas along the shore...and near tidal
rivers and creeks. be prepared for the possibility of road closures and minor
flooding of properties. if travel is necessary...do not attempt to drive
through water of unknown depth.
all tide heights are relative to mean lower low water.
time of the high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
total tide combines astro tide and surge.
flood category based on total tide.
ocean city inlet md
mllw categories - minor 4.0 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 2.0 ft, major 2.5 ft
total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
ft mllw ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
23/05 pm 4.7 2.2 3.3 5 minor
24/05 am 4.1 1.6 2.3 1 minor
24/05 pm 2.6 0.1 1.2 1 none
25/06 am 2.7 0.2 0.8 1 none
25/06 pm 2.0 -0.5 0.6 1 none
26/07 am 2.2 -0.3 0.2 1 none
Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KPHI
Issued 1/23/2017 3:06 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 1/24/2017 11:00 AM America/New_York.
whus41 kphi 232006
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eastern monmouth-ocean-cumberland-atlantic-cape may-
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306 pm est mon jan 23 2017
...coastal flood warning remains in effect until 11 am est
* location...coastal areas of new jersey and delaware including
* coastal flooding...areas of moderate flooding are anticipated
with the high tide late this afternoon into this evening and
once again on tuesday morning.
* timing...high tide on the new jersey and delaware oceanfront
occurs between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm this afternoon and between
4:30 am and 5:30 am on tuesday morning. high tide on the back
bays...along raritan bay and along delaware bay occurs later
than the high tide on the oceanfront.
* surge...around 3 to 4 feet above the astronomical tide late this
afternoon and evening and possibly around 3 feet on tuesday
* waves...around 15 to 20 feet off the coasts of new jersey and
delaware...and up to 3 to 7 feet on delaware bay.
* impacts...numerous roadways will flood and minor property damage
is possible. tidal flooding may be compounded by moderate to heavy
rain. also...the combination of very strong onshore winds and
battering waves will lead to significant beach erosion.
* outlook...with winds becoming offshore on tuesday, the surge
will diminish during the day on tuesday decreasing the threat of
additional tidal flooding for tuesday afternoon and evening.
a coastal flood warning means that flooding is expected. coastal
residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...
and take appropriate action to protect life and property.
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
for a list of the impact of different tide heights in your county
please go to www.weather.gov/phi/tides
forecast time of predicted
location high tide water level
sandy hook 4:36 pm mon 7.5 to 8.0 feet mllw
new jersey 5:04 am tue 7.5 to 8.0 feet mllw
(sandy hook bay)
seaside heights 4:06 pm mon near 7.0 feet mllw
new jersey 4:34 am tue near 7.0 feet mllw
atlantic city 4:20 pm mon near 7.0 feet mllw
new jersey 4:50 am tue near 7.0 feet mllw
cape may 4:54 pm mon 7.5 to 8.0 feet mllw
new jersey 5:24 am tue 7.5 to 8.0 feet mllw
lewes 5:30 pm mon 7.0 to 7.5 feet mllw
delaware 6:02 am tue 7.0 to 7.5 feet mllw
rehoboth beach 4:24 pm mon 7.0 to 7.5 feet mllw
delaware 5:01 am tue 7.0 to 7.5 feet mllw