If you're looking forward to the holiday weekend so you can pull your vehicle on the beach in Brigantine, local authorities have some important information for you.

Watch out for the ocean - particularly the high tide.

According to Brigantine Beach Office of Emergency Management, a full moon will wreak havoc with high tides on Saturday and Sunday and those who park their vehicles too close to the water could find themselves in a heap of trouble.

Authorities say high tides are expected both Saturday and Sunday at 8AM and 8:50AM. They say high tide will make some areas very crowded and even impassable. They pass along the following:

Key Concept:

DON'T GET STRANDED
***plan on leaving at staggered times throughout the day***
***plan your exit routes with neighboring vehicle owners***
***plan on avoiding coming on or off beach access in the hour before, during and after high tides***

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