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WHUS41 KBOX 071037
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
537 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

MAZ019-022-024-071845-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.A.0002.160208T1400Z-160208T1800Z/
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
537 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY MORNING AND
MIDDAY...

* LOCATION...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COASTLINE FROM PLYMOUTH SOUTH THROUGH CAPE
  COD INCLUDING NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...AREAS OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ARE
  POSSIBLE. MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD FLOODING
  OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF
  STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE
  NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN
  HARMS WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED.

* TIMING...THE LATE MONDAY MORNING TO MIDDAY HIGH TIDE CYCLE.

* IMPACTS...A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR MODERATE
  COASTAL FLOODING.

* UNCERTAINTY...IF THE OCEAN STORM TRACKS CLOSER TO THE COAST THIS WATCH MAY
  NEED TO BE EXPANDED NORTHWARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR MODERATE OR MAJOR
COASTAL FLOODING.  MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF
VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR
WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE
AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARMS WAY. ISOLATED
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED.

MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING IS CONSIDERED SEVERE ENOUGH TO CAUSE AT LEAST SCATTERED
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE ALONG WITH WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS
AND/OR BASEMENTS.  SOME VULNERABLE HOMES WILL BE SEVERELY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
NUMEROUS ROADS ARE IMPASSABLE...SOME WITH WASHOUTS SEVERE ENOUGH TO BE LIFE-
THREATENING IF ONE ATTEMPTED TO CROSS ON FOOT OR BY VEHICLE. SOME NEIGHBORHOODS
WILL BE ISOLATED. EVACUATION OF SOME NEIGHBORHOODS MAY BE NECESSARY.

&&

WTB/FIELD

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

SCITUATE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    9.1- 9.6    07/10 AM   -1.0/-0.5     1        NONE
    8.7- 9.2    07/11 PM   -0.3/ 0.2    1-3       NONE
   11.4-11.9    08/11 AM    1.0/ 1.5   10-11     MINOR
   11.0-11.5    08/11 PM    1.5/ 2.0    9-10      NONE
   11.0-11.5    09/12 PM    0.2/ 0.8    7-8       NONE
   10.5-11.0    10/12 AM    0.6/ 1.1    5-6       NONE

SANDWICH / DENNIS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    9.1- 9.6    07/10 AM   -0.8/-0.2     1        NONE
    8.7- 9.2    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    1-3       NONE
   11.5-12.0    08/11 AM    1.3/ 1.8     7        NONE
   11.1-11.6    08/11 PM    1.8/ 2.2    4-6       NONE
   11.1-11.6    09/11 AM    0.6/ 1.1    3-4       NONE
   10.4-10.9    10/12 AM    0.7/ 1.1     2        NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    9.8-10.3    07/10 AM   -0.8/-0.2     1        NONE
    9.2- 9.7    07/11 PM   -0.3/ 0.2    1-5       NONE
   11.9-12.4    08/11 AM    1.0/ 1.5     6        NONE
   11.7-12.2    08/11 PM    1.7/ 2.2    5-7       NONE
   11.6-12.1    09/12 PM    0.4/ 0.9     4        NONE
   11.1-11.6    10/12 AM    0.7/ 1.1     3        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    5.9- 6.4    07/11 AM   -0.8/-0.2     2        NONE
    5.4- 5.9    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    2-5       NONE
    8.1- 8.6    08/11 AM    1.2/ 1.7   12-13     MINOR
    7.3- 7.8    09/12 AM    1.4/ 1.9    9-10      NONE
    7.4- 7.9    09/12 PM    0.4/ 0.9    7-8       NONE
    6.9- 7.4    10/01 AM    0.6/ 1.1     6        NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    3.7- 4.2    07/11 AM   -0.8/-0.2     1        NONE
    3.2- 3.7    07/11 PM   -0.5/ 0.0    1-3       NONE
    5.5- 6.0    08/11 AM    0.9/ 1.4     4        NONE
    5.2- 5.7    09/12 AM    1.4/ 1.9     4        NONE
    5.1- 5.6    09/12 PM    0.4/ 0.9    3-4       NONE
    4.6- 5.1    10/01 AM    0.6/ 1.1     3        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    1.7- 2.2    07/07 AM   -0.8/-0.2     1        NONE
    1.5- 2.0    07/07 PM   -0.5/ 0.0    1-2       NONE
    3.2- 3.7    08/08 AM    0.8/ 1.3     3        NONE
    4.0- 4.5    08/08 PM    2.0/ 2.5    2-3       NONE
    3.2- 3.7    09/09 AM    0.7/ 1.1    1-2       NONE
    2.8- 3.4    09/09 PM    0.7/ 1.1     1        NONE

WINGS NECK

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    3.7- 4.2    07/08 AM   -0.8/-0.2     1        NONE
    3.4- 3.9    07/08 PM   -0.5/ 0.0     1        NONE
    5.1- 5.6    08/09 AM    0.4/ 0.9    2-3       NONE
    5.7- 6.2    08/09 PM    1.7/ 2.2    1-2       NONE
    5.5- 6.0    09/09 AM    0.7/ 1.1     1        NONE
    5.0- 5.5    09/10 PM    0.6/ 1.1     1        NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    2.7- 3.2    07/11 AM   -0.9/-0.4     1        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    07/11 PM   -0.3/ 0.2    1-3       NONE
    4.7- 5.2    08/12 PM    1.2/ 1.7     6       MINOR
    4.6- 5.1    09/12 AM    1.4/ 1.9     4       MINOR
    4.0- 4.5    09/12 PM    0.4/ 0.9     3        NONE
    3.7- 4.2    10/01 AM    0.5/ 1.0     3        NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    2.7- 3.2    07/11 AM   -0.8/-0.2     2        NONE
    2.8- 3.4    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    2-5       NONE
    5.1- 5.6    08/11 AM    1.5/ 2.0    9-10     MINOR
    4.7- 5.2    09/12 AM    1.5/ 2.0     9        NONE
    4.0- 4.5    09/12 PM    0.4/ 0.9     7        NONE
    4.0- 4.5    10/01 AM    0.6/ 1.1     6        NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    1.9- 2.3    07/11 AM   -0.8/-0.2     2        NONE
    1.9- 2.3    07/11 PM   -0.5/ 0.0    2-4       NONE
    3.7- 4.2    08/11 AM    1.0/ 1.5     6        NONE
    4.0- 4.5    09/12 AM    1.5/ 2.0     5        NONE
    3.1- 3.6    09/12 PM    0.2/ 0.8     4        NONE
    3.1- 3.6    10/01 AM    0.5/ 1.0     4        NONE

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