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Coastal Flood Watch

... Coastal Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through 
late Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a coastal
Flood Watch, which is in effect from Tuesday evening through late
Wednesday night.

* Locations... coastal areas of Middlesex County, Monmouth County
and Ocean County.

* Coastal flooding... minor flooding is possible with Tuesday
night's high tide. Minor to moderate flooding is possible with
the high tides on Wednesday and Wednesday night.

* Timing... flooding may occur for a few hours around the time of
high tide. High tide on the New Jersey oceanfront occurs between
10:15 PM and 11:15 PM on Tuesday, between 10:30 am and 11:30 am
on Wednesday, and between 11:00 PM and midnight on Wednesday
night. High tide on the back bays and on Raritan Bay occurs
later than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* Surge... around 1.0 to 1.5 feet on Tuesday night, and around 2.5
feet on Wednesday and Wednesday night.

* Waves... around 12 to 18 feet off the coast on Tuesday night and
Wednesday, and around 8 to 12 feet on Wednesday night.

* Impacts... numerous roadways may flood and minor to moderate
property damage is possible. The tide and wave action could
result in moderate beach erosion.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This coastal Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for
the development of moderate coastal flooding.

Be prepared to begin taking appropriate action to protect life
and property. Follow the recommendations of local emergency
management officials. Be sure to check the latest forecast from
time to time in case a warning is issued or any new information
becomes available.

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
19/10 PM 5.8 0.2 0.1 none
20/10 am 5.6 -0.0 0.3 none
20/11 PM 6.9 1.2 1.2 none
21/11 am 8.0 2.3 2.8 minor
22/12 am 7.6 2.0 1.9 minor
22/12 PM 6.2 0.5 1.2 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
19/10 PM 5.6 0.4 0.3 none
20/11 am 5.5 0.3 0.5 none
20/11 PM 6.5 1.3 1.2 none
21/11 am 7.6 2.4 2.8 minor
22/12 am 7.4 2.2 2.2 minor
22/12 PM 6.0 0.8 1.4 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
19/10 PM 4.8 0.3 0.0 none
20/10 am 4.6 0.1 0.1 none
20/11 PM 5.6 1.1 0.8 none
21/11 am 6.6 2.1 2.3 minor
21/11 PM 6.9 2.4 2.2 moderate
22/12 PM 5.5 1.0 1.3 none

Barnegat Light NJ
MLLW categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.0 ft, moderate 2.0 ft, major 3.0 ft

total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
19/10 PM 2.7 0.2 0.2 none
20/10 am 2.7 0.2 0.4 none
20/10 PM 3.5 1.0 1.0 minor
21/11 am 4.6 2.1 2.5 moderate
21/11 PM 5.3 2.8 2.8 moderate
22/12 PM 3.7 1.2 1.7 minor

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