Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Fw: [WHDHwx] Coastal Flood Warning


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From: <hinghamwx@comcast.net>
To: <whdhwx@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 15:40:35 -0400
Subject: [WHDHwx] Coastal Flood Warning
Message-ID: <AABBKHA33AFBFW7S@mx11.lax.untd.com>

WHUS41 KBOX 241937
CFWBOX
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
COASTAL FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
309 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2005

MAZ007-015>016-019-022-024-250709-
309 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2005

..A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR EAST COASTAL MASSACHUSETTS
EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

FOR EAST COASTAL MASSACHUSETTS THIS COASTAL FLOOD WARNING INCLUDES
NEWBURYPORT...GLOUCESTER HARBOR...MARBLEHEAD...BOSTON
HARBOR...SCITUATE...
PLYMOUTH...SANDWICH...PROVINCETOWN...CHATHAM OUTER HARBOR...NANTUCKET
HARBOR.

FOR GLOUCESTER HARBOR NO OBSERVED STAGE IS AVAILABLE. A STORM TIDE OF
12.5 IS FORECAST AROUND 1 AM WEDNESDAY. AT TIDE ELEVATIONS NEAR 12.0
FEET
MLLW...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE NORTH SHORE FROM GLOUCESTER
TO
NEWBURYPORT. WAVE ACTION WILL CAUSE FLOODING ON SOME COASTAL ROADS
AROUND THE
TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

FOR BOSTON HARBOR THE LATEST STAGE IS 9 FEET AT 230 PM TUESDAY. A STORM
TIDE
OF 13.8 IS FORECAST AROUND 1 AM WEDNESDAY. AT TIDE ELEVATIONS NEAR 13.5
FEET
MLLW...MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING COASTAL LOCATIONS IS EXPECTED FROM
REVERE
AND WINTHROP SOUTHWARD THROUGH HULL. THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TIDES AND
LARGE
SWELLS WILL RESULT IN WASHOVER ONTO COASTAL ROADWAYS AND SOME ROAD
CLOSURES MAY
OCCUR AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

FOR SCITUATE NO OBSERVED STAGE IS AVAILABLE. A STORM TIDE OF 12.8 IS
FORECAST AROUND 1 AM WEDNESDAY. AT TIDE ELEVATIONS NEAR 12.5 FEET
MLLW...MINOR
FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED ACROSS LOW LYING SECTIONS OF
COHASSET...
SCITUATE AND MARSHFIELD. IMMEDIATE COASTAL ROADS MAY BE IMPASSABLE FOR A
TIME
NEAREST THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

FOR THE SANDWICH NO OBSERVED STAGE IS AVAILABLE. A STORM TIDE OF 12.7
IS
FORECAST AROUND 1 AM WEDNESDAY. AT TIDE ELEVATIONS NEAR 12.0 FEET
MLLW...MINOR
FLOODING OF LOW LYING COASTAL SECTIONS IN CAPE COD BAY IS EXPECTED. SOME

IMMEDIATE COASTAL ROADS MAY BE FLOODED FOR A SHORT TIME NEAREST HIGH TIDE
DUE
TO LARGE SURF AND HIGH TIDES.

FOR THE CHATHAM OUTER HARBOR NO OBSERVED STAGE IS AVAILABLE. A STORM
TIDE OF
10.0 IS FORECAST AROUND 1 AM WEDNESDAY. AT TIDE ELEVATIONS NEAR 9.0 FEET
MLLW...FLOODING OF LOWEST LYING COASTAL AREAS IS LIKELY. SOME IMMEDIATE
COASTAL ROADS MAY BE FLOODED NEAREST THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. LARGE SWELLS
MAY
ALSO PRODUCE SOME LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION.

FOR NANTUCKET HARBOR THE LATEST STAGE IS 3.9 FEET AT 3 PM TUESDAY. A
STORM
TIDE OF 6.0 IS FORECAST AROUND 2 AM WEDNESDAY. AT TIDE ELEVATIONS NEAR
6.0
FEET MLLW...MINOR FLOODING OF NANTUCKET HARBOR IS EXPECTED. SOME LOW
LYING
COASTAL ROADS MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING FOR A BRIEF TIME NEAREST THE TIME
OF HIGH
TIDE.

OF NOTE...DUE TO AN EXPECTED PROLONGED NORTHEAST WIND FLOW...MULTIPLE
SUCCESSIVE HIGH TIDE CYCLES COULD INCLUDE THE POTENTIAL FOR ANOTHER ROUND
OF
MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ALONG EAST COASTAL MASSACHUSETTS
DURING
SUBSEQUENT HIGH TIDE CYCLES WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...THEN AGAIN EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

$$

&&

STORM TIDE FORECASTS FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS ARE IN FEET MEAN LOWER
LOW
WATER. TIME OF HIGH TIDE HAS BEEN ROUNDED TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

SITE FLOOD TIME OF FORECAST
STAGE HIGH TIDE STORM TIDE

EAST COASTAL MASSACHUSETTS
GLOUCESTER HARBOR 11.5 01 AM WED 12.5
MARBLEHEAD 12.8 01 AM WED 13.0
BOSTON HARBOR 13.5 01 AM WED 13.8
SCITUATE 12.5 01 AM WED 12.8
PLYMOUTH 14.3 01 AM WED 14.0
SANDWICH 12.0 01 AM WED 12.7
PROVINCETOWN 12.0 01 AM WED 12.9
CHATHAM OUTER HARBOR 9.0 01 AM WED 10.0
NANTUCKET HARBOR 6.0 02 AM WED 6.0

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT THE COASTAL FLOODING IS IMMINENT.
ANYONE
WITH INTERESTS ALONG THE COAST INCLUDED IN THIS WARNING MUST TAKE ACTION
NOW TO
PROTECT PROPERTY. THE COMBINATION OF LARGE SURF AND HIGH TIDES WILL
RESULT IN
FLOODING OF ROADWAYS AND ALTERNATE ROUTES MAY BE NEEDED.

$$

KAB
WWWW

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