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A coastal flood warning and high surf advisory are in effect for the entire jersey shore today as we begin to feel the effects of Hurricane Jose out in the Atlantic.

It's about 250-miles off the jersey coast this morning.

Meteorologist Dan Zarrow predicts scattered showers with rain totals under an inch but wind gusts up to 45-mph along the coast, 2-foot storm surge and minor to moderate flooding.

The waves?...about 8 to 15 feet hitting the beaches.

Toms River OEM coordinator Paul Daley says they always prepare for the worst just in case, but of course hope for the best when it comes to storm damage along the beaches and dunes.

“You never know, you never know with mother nature,” said Daley. “We’re always preparing for whatever it brings us.”

Stay with us as this storm develops and Dan updates his forecast at wobm.com.

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