Coastal Flood Advisory for the Jersey Shore

    A high tide in South Seaside Park on September 21

    A high tide in South Seaside Park on September 21

    A Coastal Flooding Advisory will go into effect for the entire Jersey Shore between 7 p.m. today and midnight, according to a National Weather Service bulletin.

    The bulletin advises that minor tidal flooding is likely during this evening’s high tide cycle primarily along the ocean front. 

    According to the latest forecast discussion from the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly, the flooding is due to the combination of the new moon and onshore flow.

    High tide will occur between 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. along the oceanfront and up to two hours later in tidal waterways and back bays. The surge will be about one foot above the astronomical tide. 

    Roadways that are prone to tidal flooding will likely flood. Motorists should not drive through flooded areas. Make sure your car is now parked in tidal areas.  

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