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Current Conditions
Ocean City, NJ
Conditions as of 12:39 PM
Light Rain
Temperature: 50°
Wind: NNE 12 mph
Dew point:48°
Pressure:29.59 in.
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 2.0 miles
Observed at: Atlantic City, NJ
5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 08226
Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday
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Chance of Rain Chance of Rain Partly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Chance of T-storms
55° | 47°
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60° | 49°
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70° | 48°
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67° | 53°
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71° | 57°
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Current forecast
Issued by the National Weather Service at 11:57 am EDT on May 6, 2016
Showers will continue into the afternoon hours...some which could be moderate to heavy at times. Rainfall amounts of a tenth to a quarter of an inch an hour...with locally heavier amounts...are possible with heavier showers. Also...an isolated rumble of thunder cannot be ruled out.
Forecast for Ocean City
chancerain Friday
Rain showers this morning with overcast skies during the afternoon hours. Thunder possible. High around 55F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Friday Night
Cloudy with showers. Thunder is possible early. Low 47F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
chancerain Saturday
Cloudy skies with a few showers later in the day. High near 60F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
  Saturday Night
A few clouds from time to time. Low 49F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Sunday
Partly cloudy skies with gusty winds. High near 70F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
  Sunday Night
Clear skies. Low 48F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
mostlycloudy Monday
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 67F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
  Monday Night
Partly cloudy skies early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later at night. Low 53F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
chancetstorms Tuesday
Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms in the morning. High 71F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
  Tuesday Night
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. Low 57F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
chancetstorms Wednesday
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 72F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
  Wednesday Night
Cloudy with occasional rain showers. Low 54F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
clear Thursday
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 67F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.
  Thursday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low 53F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Friday
Partly cloudy. High 67F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.
  Friday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening. Increasing clouds with periods of showers after midnight. Low 53F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
chancerain Saturday
Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High around 70F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Saturday Night
A few clouds from time to time. Low 54F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
chancerain Sunday
Partly cloudy early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later in the day. High 72F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Sunday Night
Overcast with rain showers at times. Low 53F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
chancerain Monday
Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High near 70F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Low 53F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
 
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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 this morning.

* Timing... today high tide will occur on the oceanfront between 7
and 9 am EDT. This evening... the 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
this 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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