006  
WHUS41 KPHI 131628  
CFWPHI  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
1228 PM EDT WED AUG 13 2014  
 
NJZ014-024>026-140000-  
/O.NEW.KPHI.RP.S.0003.140813T1628Z-140814T0000Z/  
EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-  
COASTAL OCEAN-  
1228 PM EDT WED AUG 13 2014  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP  
CURRENT RISK. IT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM.  
 
* LOCATION...THE NEW JERSEY COAST.  
 
* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...HIGH.  
 
* SURF HEIGHT...3 TO 5 FEET.  
 
* TIMING AND TIDES...LOW TIDE OCCURS AROUND 430 PM ON THE  
OCEANFRONT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE  
CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIPS  
CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE  
WHO ENTERS THE SURF. RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER  
FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW  
SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES  
SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS  
AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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