Stone Harbor – Office of Emergency Management

1:30pm Monday October 3, 2022  

A Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 9:00 pm tomorrow. High to moderate flooding is forecasted today and tomorrow afternoon. Monday afternoon’s back bay high tide is 3:15pm and Tuesday afternoon’s back bay high tide is at 4:26pm.  Flooding frequently occurs several hours after the actual time of high tide. All Stone Harbor residents in flood prone areas should move their vehicles to higher ground.  We encourage residents to not drive through flooded streets for their safety and the safety or our property and business owners.

From the US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly:

Coastal Flooding: Moderate coastal flooding with Monday and Tuesday afternoon’s high tides. Some structural damage may occur and widespread roadway flooding is possible. Impacts may linger longer on back bays.

Marine: The Gale Warning has been extended for the ocean waters of New Jersey and Delaware through Tuesday evening. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Delaware Bay through Tuesday afternoon. Gusts up to 45 knots are expected with seas up to 15 feet.

Winds: Winds will decrease a little bit today. Gusts up to 40 mph are expected near the coast with up to 25 mph for inland locations. A wind advisory is in effect for counties along the coast through this evening.

Rain: More rain will continue through Wednesday night. The rain graphic has our expected additional amounts from now through then. We don’t expect any widespread flooding at this time, though rain could exacerbate coastal flooding effects.

For emergencies call 911.