717  
WHUS41 KPHI 192044  
CFWPHI  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR PA   
..NJ...DE
 
AND MD  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
444 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017  
 
...HURRICANE JOSE CONTINUES TO IMPACT THE MID-ATLANTIC  
COASTLINE...  
 
THE WORST OF THE IMPACTS FROM HIGH SURF, BEACH EROSION, DANGEROUS  
RIP CURRENTS AND STORM SURGE WILL PERSIST ALONG THE NEW JERSEY  
AND DELAWARE COASTS THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
DEZ004-NJZ014-024>026-200500-  
/O.EXT.KPHI.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170920T0200Z/  
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170920T0500Z/  
DELAWARE BEACHES-EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-  
COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-  
444 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017  
 
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT  
WEDNESDAY...  
 
* LOCATION...COASTAL AREAS OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE.  
 
* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED WITH HIGH  
TIDE THIS EVENING.  
 
* TIMING...HIGH TIDE ON THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE OCEANFRONT  
OCCURS BETWEEN 7:30 PM AND 8:30 PM THIS EVENING. HIGH TIDE ON  
THE BACK BAYS OCCURS LATER THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE  
OCEANFRONT.  
 
* SURGE...1.5 TO 2.5 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.  
 
* WAVES...LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 11 FEET ALONG THE COAST  
THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF RIP  
CURRENTS.  
 
* COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD ROADWAY FLOODING IS  
EXPECTED AND MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY  
AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.  
 
* SURF AND RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION,  
LOCALIZED DUNE OVERWASH AND MINOR DAMAGE TO PIERS HAVE ALREADY  
BEEN REPORTED TODAY. DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE  
THREATENING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST FOR THOSE WHO DECIDE TO  
ENTER THE SURF ZONE.  
 
* OUTLOOK...THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR TIMES OF  
HIGH TIDE AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE INTO  
WEDNESDAY AND POSSIBLY THURSDAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN  
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS  
SWIMMING CONDITIONS.  
 
A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR  
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT  
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE  
AND PROPERTY.  
 
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 VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/TIDES  
 

 
 
FORECAST TIME OF PREDICTED  
LOCATION HIGH TIDE WATER LEVEL  
 
SANDY HOOK  
NEW JERSEY 8:03 PM TUE 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW  
(SANDY HOOK BAY)  
 
SEASIDE HEIGHTS  
NEW JERSEY 7:33 PM TUE NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW  
(OCEANFRONT)  
 
ATLANTIC CITY  
NEW JERSEY 7:45 PM TUE NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW  
(OCEANFRONT)  
 
CAPE MAY  
NEW JERSEY 8:19 PM TUE 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW  
(OCEANFRONT)  
 
LEWES  
DELAWARE 9:00 PM TUE NEAR 7.5 FEET MLLW  
(DELAWARE BAY)  
 
REHOBOTH BEACH  
DELAWARE 8:00 PM TUE 7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW  
(OCEANFRONT)  
 
HIGH TIDE ON THE BACK BAYS OCCURS LATER THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE  
OCEANFRONT.  
 

 
 

 
 
DEZ002-003-NJZ012-013-020>023-027-200500-  
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170920T0500Z/  
KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-  
ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-  
444 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017  
 
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT  
WEDNESDAY...  
 
* LOCATION...COASTAL AREAS OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE AND AREAS  
ALONG DELAWARE BAY.  
 
* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED WITH HIGH  
TIDE THIS EVENING. COASTAL FLOODING COULD APPROACH MAJOR LEVEL  
ON THE DELAWARE SIDE ALONG THE LOWER DELAWARE BAY.  
 
* TIMING...HIGH TIDE ON THE NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE OCEANFRONT  
OCCURS BETWEEN 7:30 PM AND 8:30 PM THIS EVENING. HIGH TIDE ON  
THE BACK BAYS, DELAWARE BAY AND RARITAN BAY OCCURS LATER THAN  
THE HIGH TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT.  
 
* SURGE...1.5 TO 2.5 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.  
 
* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED AND MINOR  
PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND THIS EVENING'S  
HIGH TIDE. MORE EXTENSIVE PROPERTY DAMAGE COULD OCCUR ON THE  
DELAWARE SIDE OF THE LOWER DELAWARE BAY.  
 
* OUTLOOK...THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR TIMES  
OF HIGH TIDE WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY AND POSSIBLY  
THURSDAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR  
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT  
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE  
AND PROPERTY.  
 
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 VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/TIDES  
 

 
 
FORECAST TIME OF PREDICTED  
LOCATION HIGH TIDE WATER LEVEL  
 
SANDY HOOK  
NEW JERSEY 8:03 PM TUE 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW  
(SANDY HOOK BAY)  
 
SEASIDE HEIGHTS  
NEW JERSEY 7:33 PM TUE NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW  
(OCEANFRONT)  
 
ATLANTIC CITY  
NEW JERSEY 7:45 PM TUE NEAR 7.0 FEET MLLW  
(OCEANFRONT)  
 
CAPE MAY  
NEW JERSEY 8:19 PM TUE 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW  
(OCEANFRONT)  
 
LEWES  
DELAWARE 9:00 PM TUE 7.0 TO 8.0 FEET MLLW  
(DELAWARE BAY)  
 
REHOBOTH BEACH  
DELAWARE 8:00 PM TUE 7.0 TO 7.5 FEET MLLW  
(OCEANFRONT)  
 
HIGH TIDE ON THE BACK BAYS...ALONG DELAWARE BAY AND ALONG RARITAN  
BAY OCCURS LATER THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT.  
 

 
 

 
 
DEZ001-NJZ016-200500-  
/O.CON.KPHI.CF.Y.0020.170920T0100Z-170920T0500Z/  
NEW CASTLE-SALEM-  
444 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017  
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS  
EVENING TO 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...  
 
* LOCATION...THE TIDAL DELAWARE RIVER DOWNSTREAM FROM THE  
COMMODORE BARRY BRIDGE AREA AND THE EXTREME UPPER PART OF  
DELAWARE BAY.  
 
* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING WITH HIGH TIDE TONIGHT. THERE  
IS A POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING TO DEVELOP IN  
SPOTS.  
 
* TIMING...HIGH TIDE OCCURS BETWEEN 10:30 PM THIS EVENING AND  
12:30 AM WEDNESDAY.  
 
* SURGE...2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.  
 
* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED. SOME ROADS  
MAY BE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.  
 
* OUTLOOK...THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR TIMES  
OF HIGH TIDE WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY.  
 
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  
 

 
 

 
JRK  
 
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