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Middle Township PD
Sunday October 2nd, 2022 :: 06:10 a.m. EDT


Coastal Flood Warning until 08:00PM Monday

* WHAT...For the Coastal Flood Warning, one to two feet of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of up to 7 feet in the surf zone. For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...In Delaware, Delaware Beaches. In New Jersey, Atlantic Coastal Cape May.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Warning, from 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM EDT Monday. For the High Surf Advisory, until midnight EDT Monday night. For the High Rip Current Risk, through Monday evening.

* IMPACTS...At this level, widespread roadway flooding occurs in coastal and bayside communities and along inland tidal waterways. Many roads become impassable. Some damage to vulnerable structures may begin to occur. Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and localized beach erosion. Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Coastal flood and high risk of rip currents may continue into Tuesday.



Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone property. If travel is required, do not drive around barricades or through water of unknown depth. Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to dangerous surf conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.

Middle Township PD
31 Mechanic St
Cape May County, NJ 08210

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-465-8700

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Coastal Flood Warning

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