Severe Weather Alerts - West Long Branch, NJ

  • Coastal Flood Advisory

    Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6:00 PM EDT until 11:00 PM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...COASTAL AREAS OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE, AS WELL AS
AREAS ALONG DELAWARE BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED AROUND THE
TIME OF THIS EVENING'S HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE ON THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE OCEANFRONT
OCCURS BETWEEN 600 PM AND 700 PM THIS EVENING. HIGH TIDE ON THE
BACK BAYS, ALONG DELAWARE BAY AND ALONG RARITAN BAY OCCURS LATER
THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT.

* SURGE...AROUND 1 FOOT ABOVE THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* WAVES...WAVE HEIGHTS ON THE OCEAN WATERS OFF THE COAST WILL
GENERALLY BE 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVE HEIGHTS ON DELAWARE BAY WILL BE 2
TO 3 FEET.

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

* OUTLOOK...MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS AGAIN EXPECTED AROUND THE
TIMES OF HIGH TIDE ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, ESPECIALLY THE
EVENING HIGH TIDE. THE THREAT OF MINOR TIDAL FLOODING MAY
CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY DEPENDING UPON THE EVOLUTION OF THE
COASTAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.

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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