The National Weather Service is forecasting moderate risk for rip currents along New Jersey beaches today.

The impact of Bertha along the Jersey Shore is expected to be largely limited to rip currents and rough surf as the storm stays well off the coast. Moderate risk for rip currents means "wind and or wave conditions support stronger or more frequent rip currents."

The National Weather Service says that, while the storm will remain at least 300 miles from the New Jersey coast, "we could see enhanced rip currents and wave activity through Wednesday", according to a report at

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