Henri set to heavily impact New Jersey beaches along the Shore

Henri expected to become a hurricane today and pass offshore of New Jersey over the weekend.

News 12 Staff

Aug 20, 2021, 12:26 PM

Updated 977 days ago

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Henri expected to become a hurricane today and pass offshore of New Jersey over the weekend.
It will be close enough to deliver a possible blow to the New Jersey beaches.
The swell arrived in Asbury Park early Friday morning with chest to head high sets and building.
Henri is lurking 600 miles to the south with conditions expected to ramp up in the surf throughout the day.
It is calm water now, but that will change as the predicted path of Henri nudged a bit closer to the shore today.
Although the Jersey beaches are not expected to feel the brunt of the storm, crews in Neptune Township are already alerting locals with what they need to prepare for.  
RELATED: LIVE UPDATES TRACKING HENRI
If anyone is renting or on vacation in a low-lying area, it is important to pay attention to the track of Henri.
There will be several periods of high tides. The OEM experts in Neptune Township say Sunday morning's high tide will likely be the highest of the weekend. 
Minor flooding is expected right now, but News 12 will continue to provide updates. 


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