With the strong 45 to 60 mph east to northeast winds, water is collecting along the Eastern Seaboard.
Coastal Flooding This Morning
With the high tides this morning, several locations experienced major to record levels along the Delaware and New Jersey Shores. Below is a snapshot of some of the locations that experienced major to record levels.
Lewes, DE, Cape May Harbor and Stone Harbor experienced record levels with Stone Harbor exceeding their previous record by over 1 ft.
Some pictures in Lewes, DE posted on Twitter by Simon Brewer @SimonStormRider. He indicated that the pictures were taken between 7:30 am and 10 am this morning; so just after the record tidal level at the Lewes, DE tidal gauge.
In addition, CBS WJZ13 out of Baltimore provided a report on the Coastal flooding in Ocean City, NJ this morning.
Coastal Flooding This Evening
As the low moves up the coast this afternoon and evening, the winds will start to shift to the northeast and north.
While for many locations that will offer more of an offshore flow, there are still concerns for coastal flooding with the high tide is this evening. The NWS New York office is expecting tides to be 2 to 3 ft above normal. In addition, locations on the southern end of the Chesapeake Bay as well as the Delaware Bay will see higher than normal tides with the wind fetch across the bays.
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