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Statement as of 3:05 PM EDT on July 22, 2017

Coastal Flood Advisory

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until midnight EDT

* locations... coastal areas of New Jersey and Delaware... and
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 7:15 PM and 8:15 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 two thirds of a foot above the astronomical

* Waves... wave heights on the ocean waters off the coast are
forecast to be 3 to 4 feet. Wave heights on Delaware Bay are
expected to be 1 to 2 feet.

* Impacts... localized roadway flooding is expected. Some roads
may be closed due to high water.

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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