COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY Tonight Until 2am Saturday

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Coastal Flood Advisory

Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 9:00 PM EDT until Saturday, 2:00 AM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 2 AM EDT Saturday.

* LOCATIONS…The Atlantic coastal waters of New Jersey and Delaware and the adjacent areas near lower Delaware Bay.

* COASTAL FLOODING…Minor tidal flooding expected.

* TIMING…The high tide between roughly 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. High tide will occur several hours later across the back bays.

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.

Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at water.weather.gov/ahps for additional water level and flood impact information for your local tide gauge.

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Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Lewes DE
MLLW Categories – Minor 6.0 FT, Moderate 7.0 FT, Major 8.0 FT
MHHW Categories – Minor 1.4 FT, Moderate 2.4 FT, Major 3.4 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact
——– ——— ——— ——— ——–
18/12 PM 4.9 0.2 0.7 None
19/12 AM 6.7 2.0 1.3 Minor
19/01 PM 5.1 0.5 1.0 None
20/01 AM 5.5 0.8 0.3 None
20/02 PM 3.5 -1.2 -0.5 None

Cape May Harbor NJ
MLLW Categories – Minor 6.2 FT, Moderate 7.2 FT, Major 8.2 FT
MHHW Categories – Minor 1.1 FT, Moderate 2.1 FT, Major 3.1 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact
——– ——— ——— ——— ——–
18/11 AM 5.0 -0.1 0.5 None
18/11 PM 7.0 1.9 1.2 Minor
19/12 PM 5.4 0.3 1.0 None
20/12 AM 5.9 0.8 0.3 None
20/01 PM 3.8 -1.3 -0.5 None
21/01 AM 4.9 -0.2 -0.4 None