COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY POSTED FOR JERSEY CAPE

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a coastal
Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 10
PM EDT this evening.

* Coastal flooding… coastal areas of New Jersey and Delaware,
including Raritan Bay and the back bays.

* Timing… high tide on the New Jersey and Delaware oceanfronts
occurs between 615 PM and 745 PM. High tide on the back bays
and on Raritan Bay occurs later than the high tide on the
oceanfront.

* Waves in the surf zone… 2 to 3 feet.

* Impacts… localized roadway flooding is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that minor tidal flooding is
expected. Minor tidal flooding often results in roadway flooding.

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.

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