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Ocean City, NJ
Conditions as of 12:54 AM
Overcast
Temperature: 49°
Wind: NE 8 mph
Dew point:46°
Pressure:29.67 in.
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 6.0 miles
Observed at: Atlantic City, NJ
5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 08226
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53° | 47°
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60° | 50°
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69° | 48°
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68° | 55°
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72° | 59°
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Forecast for Ocean City
rain Friday
Periods of rain. Thunder possible. High 53F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
  Friday Night
Cloudy skies. Low 47F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
cloudy Saturday
Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High around 60F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
  Saturday Night
Mostly clear in the evening. Increasing clouds with showers after midnight. Low around 50F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
chancerain Sunday
Showers early, with mostly sunny and windy conditions later in the day. High 69F. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
  Sunday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low 48F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
partlycloudy Monday
Partly cloudy. High 68F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
  Monday Night
Partly cloudy skies in the evening, then becoming cloudy overnight. Low near 55F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Tuesday
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 72F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
  Tuesday Night
Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low 59F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
chancetstorms Wednesday
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 76F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
  Wednesday Night
Showers early becoming less numerous late. Low 56F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
partlycloudy Thursday
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 67F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
  Thursday Night
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. Low 53F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
chancerain Friday
Cloudy with showers. High 67F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
  Friday Night
A few clouds. Low 52F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
chancerain Saturday
Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 68F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Saturday Night
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. Low 52F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
chancetstorms Sunday
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High around 70F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Sunday Night
Rain showers early with mostly clear conditions later at night. Low 52F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
 
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May 6, 2016
Normal high:68° Record high:91° (1986)
Normal low:48° Record low:33° (1891)
Sunrise:5:53 AM Moon Rise: 6:00 AM
Sunset:7:57 PM Moon Set: 7:54 PM
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Astronomy
Sunrise:05:53 AM (EDT) Moon Rise:06:00 AM (EDT)
Sunset:07:57 PM (EDT) Moon Set:07:54 PM (EDT)
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... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 1 am EDT
Saturday...

* location... Delaware beaches... New Jersey shore... Delaware
Bay... and the southern shore of the Raritan Bay.

* Coastal flooding... moderate tidal flooding is expected near the Friday
evening high tide. Widespread minor coastal flooding is expected
with the high tide on Friday morning.

* Timing... Friday morning high tide will occur on the oceanfront
between 7 and 9 am EDT. On Friday evening... high tide is
expected along the oceanfront between 730 and 930 PM EDT. High
tide on the back bays can occur up to 5 hours later than high
tide on the oceanfront.

* Surge... near 1.5 feet above the astronomical tide.

* Waves... wave heights on the ocean waters off the coast will be 5
to 8 feet. Wave heights on Delaware Bay will be 2 to 4 feet.

* Impacts... widespread roadway flooding is likely, especially
Friday evening.

* Outlook... minor tidal flooding may continue with the high tide
cycles on Saturday

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or
imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert
for rising water... and take appropriate action to protect life
and property.

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.

For a list of the impact of different tide heights in your County
please visit www.Weather.Gov/phi/tides


Forecast... ... ... ... ... time of... ... ... Predicted location... ... ...
... ... high Tide... ... .Water level

Sandy Hook... ... ... ... .803 am Fri... ... 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
New Jersey... ... ... ... .825 PM Fri... ... near 8.0 feet MLLW
(sandy hook bay)

Seaside Heights... ... ..733 am Fri... ... 6.0 to 6.5 feet MLLW
New Jersey... ... ... ... .755 PM Fri... ... 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
(oceanfront)

Atlantic City... ... ... .740 am Fri... ... 6.0 to 6.5 feet MLLW
New Jersey... ... ... ... .804 PM Fri... ... 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
(oceanfront)

Cape May... ... ... ... ... 814 am Fri... ... 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
New Jersey... ... ... ... .838 PM Fri... ... near 8.0 feet MLLW
(oceanfront)

Lewes... ... ... ... ... ... 855 am Fri... ... 6.0 to 6.5 feet MLLW
Delaware... ... ... ... ... 918 PM Fri... ... 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
(delaware bay)

Rehoboth Beach... ... ... 755 am Fri... ... 6.0 to 6.5 feet MLLW
Delaware... ... ... ... ... 822 PM Fri... ... 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
(oceanfront)

High tide on the back bays... along the Delaware Bay... and along
the Raritan Bay occurs later than the high tide on the
oceanfront.





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