Sussex County, Delaware
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Coastal Flood Warning
Kent-Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-Cumberland-Cape May-
Atlantic Coastal Cape May-
230 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018


* LOCATIONS...Coastal areas of Cape May County and Cumberland
County in New Jersey, and Sussex County and Kent County in

* COASTAL FLOODING...Minor to moderate flooding is forecast with
today's high tide. Moderate flooding is expected with the high
tide tonight.

* TIMING...Flooding may occur for a few hours around the time of
high tide. High tide on the New Jersey and Delaware oceanfront
occurs between 10:30 AM and 11:30 AM today, and between 11:00 PM
and midnight tonight. High tide on the back bays and on
Delaware Bay occurs later than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* SURGE...Around 2.5 to 3.0 feet today and tonight.

* WAVES...Around 10 to 16 feet off the coast today, and around 6
to 12 feet tonight.

* IMPACTS...Numerous roadways will flood and minor to moderate
property damage is possible along tidal waterways. The tide and
wave action is expected to result in moderate beach erosion.


This Coastal Flood Warning means that moderate tidal flooding is
expected. Be prepared for rising water levels and take appropriate
action to protect life and property. Follow the recommendations
of local emergency management officials.

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.

Bowers Beach DE
MLLW Categories - Minor 6.6 FT, Moderate 7.6 FT, Major 8.6 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 0.9 FT, Moderate 1.9 FT, Major 2.9 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
21/02 AM 6.3 0.6 1.4 None
21/01 PM 7.7 2.0 2.8 Moderate
22/01 AM 8.1 2.4 2.6 Moderate
22/02 PM 6.1 0.4 1.4 None
23/02 AM 6.2 0.5 0.7 None
23/03 PM 4.9 -0.8 0.5 None

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
21/12 PM 7.2 2.5 3.0 Moderate
22/01 AM 7.3 2.7 2.6 Moderate
22/01 PM 5.2 0.5 1.2 None
23/01 AM 5.1 0.5 0.4 None
23/02 PM 3.9 -0.8 0.2 None

Greenwich NJ
MLLW Categories - Minor 7.2 FT, Moderate 8.2 FT, Major 9.2 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 0.8 FT, Moderate 1.8 FT, Major 2.8 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
21/02 AM 6.8 0.4 1.1 None
21/02 PM 7.8 1.4 2.4 Minor
22/02 AM 8.2 1.8 2.4 Moderate
22/03 PM 6.7 0.3 1.4 None
23/03 AM 6.6 0.2 0.8 None
23/04 PM 5.7 -0.7 0.6 None

Ocean City NJ
MLLW Categories - Minor 5.3 FT, Moderate 6.3 FT, Major 7.3 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.3 FT, Moderate 2.3 FT, Major 3.3 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
21/11 AM 6.2 2.2 2.4 Minor
22/12 AM 6.8 2.8 2.5 Moderate
22/12 PM 4.9 0.9 1.3 None
23/01 AM 4.5 0.5 0.3 None
23/01 PM 3.4 -0.6 0.0 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
21/11 AM 7.0 1.9 2.6 Minor
22/12 AM 7.6 2.5 2.6 Moderate
22/12 PM 5.5 0.4 1.3 None
23/01 AM 5.3 0.2 0.4 None
23/01 PM 4.1 -1.0 0.2 None



Winter Storm Warning
Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-Cape May-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-
Including the cities of Georgetown, Rehoboth Beach,
Cape May Court House, and Ocean City
410 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018


* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow
accumulations of 2 to 5 inches and local ice accumulations of a
light glaze are expected.

* WHERE...Far southeast New Jersey, and southern Delaware.

* WHEN...Until 2 AM EDT Thursday. A wintry mix and areas of plain
rain changes to snow late this morning and this afternoon, with
a period of heavy snow expected during this afternoon when
snowfall rates of an inch per hour is anticipated. The snow
then tapers off later this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
especially during this evenings commute. Tree branches could
fall due to wind gusts up to 40 mph, potentially leading to
power outages. Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times. Once snowfall rates reach or exceed one
inch per hour, it becomes difficult for road crews to keep up
due to rapid accumulations.


A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. Strong
winds are also expected. The latest road conditions for the state
you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.



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