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Coastal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:01 PM EDT Mar. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 2 am EDT
Friday...

* locations... coastal areas of Monmouth County and Middlesex
County.

* Timing... high tide on the New Jersey oceanfront occurs between
8:30 and 9:30 PM Thursday. High tide on the back bays and on
Raritan Bay occurs later than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* Coastal flood impacts... one to two feet of saltwater inundation
above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near
shorelines and tidal waterways. At this level, widespread
flooding of roadways is expected with many roads becoming
impassable. Some damage to vulnerable structures may begin to
occur. In Middlesex County, minor Road flooding is possible in
Woodbridge township, Perth Amboy, Old Bridge township, and South
Amboy.

* Waves... wave heights on the ocean waters off the coast are
forecast to be 5 to 7 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that moderate or major tidal
flooding is occurring or imminent. Be prepared for rising water
levels and take appropriate action to protect life and property.
Follow the recommendations of local emergency management
officials.

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.

Perth Amboy NJ
MLLW categories - minor 7.1 ft, moderate 8.1 ft, major 9.1 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 2.5 ft, major 3.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
21/09 PM 8.2 2.6 1.7 moderate
22/10 am 7.4 1.8 1.1 minor
22/10 PM 6.5 0.8 0.0 none
23/10 am 4.4 -1.2 -1.6 none
23/11 PM 5.4 -0.2 -0.9 none
24/11 am 5.4 -0.2 -0.2 none

Sandy Hook NJ
MLLW categories - minor 6.7 ft, moderate 7.7 ft, major 8.7 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 2.5 ft, major 3.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
21/09 PM 7.9 2.7 1.9 moderate
22/10 am 7.1 1.9 1.3 minor
22/10 PM 6.2 1.0 0.2 none
23/10 am 4.4 -0.8 -1.1 none
23/11 PM 5.1 -0.1 -0.7 none
24/11 am 5.0 -0.2 -0.1 none

Manasquan NJ
MLLW categories - minor 5.7 ft, moderate 6.7 ft, major 7.7 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 2.2 ft, major 3.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
21/09 PM 6.3 1.8 0.8 minor
22/09 am 6.1 1.6 0.9 minor
22/10 PM 5.2 0.7 -0.2 none
23/10 am 3.8 -0.7 -1.2 none
23/11 PM 4.3 -0.2 -1.0 none
24/11 am 4.1 -0.4 -0.6 none





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