South Jersey minor tidal flood, rip current advisory

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Today’s super moon could cause rip currents and minor tidal flooding along the Jersey Shore, according to the National Weather Service./NWS Today’s super moon could cause rip currents and minor tidal flooding along the Jersey Shore, according to the National Weather Service./NWS Today’s super moon could cause rip currents and minor tidal flooding along the JerseyShore, according to the National Weather Service.

The rip current and coastal flooding advisory remains in effect through this evening’s high tide and expires at 2 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11.

The affected areas include the Cumberland and Cape May county beaches along the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean beaches in Cape May, Atlantic, Ocean and Monmouth counties.

A so-called super moon is when the full moon occurs at the point of the moon’s orbit that is closest to the Earth.

Today’s super moon is 14 percent closer to the Earth than normal and will appear 31 percent brighter.

Moonrise is 7:51 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10 and the moon will set at 6:03 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11.


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