Nor’easter to Bring High Tides and Coastal Flooding

Nassau County
Media Release
November 6, 2021


Nassau County, Florida, November 5, 2021 – The National Weather Service has issued information regarding the developing nor’easter arriving today with high astronomical tides. The main hazard will be moderate to major coastal flooding along the Atlantic coast, St. Johns River and inland tributaries. Additional hazards include: flood watch, coastal flood advisory, gale warning, high surf advisory, wind advisory, and high risk of rip currents.

Property owners in areas prone to flooding are encouraged to secure property now. The County has made sandbags available for residents who may need them. They can be pickedup until 8:00 p.m. today, Friday, November 5 , as well as from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 6 . Locations are as follows:

  • Yulee Road Department, 86200 Gene Lasserre Blvd., Yulee, FL 32097
  • DeeDee Bartels Boat Ramp, 97177 Pogey Place, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
  • Yulee Ballpark, 86142 Goodbread Rd., Yulee, FL 32097
  • Hilliard Road Department, 37356 Pea Farm Rd., Hilliard, FL 32046

As a result of the coast flood warning and high surf advisory, the County Manager, in consultation with the Emergency Management Director and Public Works Director, has made the decision to temporarily suspend driving on County beaches (Peters Point south to the State Park). County Officials will continue to monitor the beach and will reevaluate as needed throughout the weekend.

If you have any questions, please contact Emergency Management at (904) 548-0900.

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