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Coastal Flood Advisory


New Event Expired

Start Time

Sat 08/11/2018 12:00 AM EDT

End Time

Sat 08/11/2018 04:00 AM EDT




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Coastal Hazard Message National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 510 PM EDT Fri Aug 10 2018 NJZ015-017>019-PAZ070-071-106-110800- /O.NEW.KPHI.CF.Y.0022.180811T0400Z-180811T0800Z/ Mercer-Gloucester-Camden-Northwestern Burlington-Delaware- Philadelphia-Lower Bucks- 510 PM EDT Fri Aug 10 2018 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 4 AM EDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 4 AM EDT Saturday. * LOCATIONS...The tidal Delaware River from Trenton down to the Commodore Barry Bridge area. * TIMING...High tide on the tidal Delaware River in Philadelphia occurs around 2 am. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Up to one foot of saltwater inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. In Philadelphia, roadway flooding is possible in the Navy Shipyard, and along Linden Avenue, Spring Garden Street, and Washington Avenue. In Delaware County, flooding is possible in Tinicum Township. In Gloucester and Camden Counties, roadway flooding is possible in Camden, West Deptford Township, Gloucester City, and other locations near the Delaware River and its tributaries. Minor flooding is possible in Bristol, south Trenton, Hamilton Township, Burlington City, Delran, and other locations near the Delaware River and its tributaries. * WAVES...Waves on the extreme upper part of Delaware Bay are forecast to be around 1 ft. 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 for additional water level and flood impact information for your local tide gauge. && Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Burlington NJ MLLW Categories - Minor 9.3 FT, Moderate 10.3 FT, Major 11.3 FT MHHW Categories - Minor 1.6 FT, Moderate 2.6 FT, Major 3.6 FT Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact -------- --------- --------- --------- -------- 10/04 PM 6.9 -0.8 0.8 None 11/03 AM 10.1 2.4 1.3 Minor 11/03 PM 9.3 1.6 1.4 Minor 12/03 AM 10.3 2.6 1.4 Moderate 12/04 PM 9.6 1.9 1.5 Minor 13/04 AM 10.3 2.6 1.5 Moderate Philadelphia PA MLLW Categories - Minor 8.2 FT, Moderate 9.2 FT, Major 10.2 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 -------- --------- --------- --------- -------- 11/02 AM 8.6 1.9 1.0 Minor 11/02 PM 7.6 0.9 1.1 None 12/03 AM 8.7 2.0 1.1 Minor 12/03 PM 7.9 1.2 1.2 None 13/04 AM 8.8 2.1 1.3 Minor &&