Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
606 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SPLASH-OVER AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED AROUND THE
TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT...

.A NOR`EASTER APPROACHING FROM SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WILL COMBINE
WITH THE HIGHEST ASTRONOMICAL TIDES OF THE YEAR TO PRODUCE
SOME MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE MID AND SOUTHWEST COAST OF
MAINE AS WELL AS THE SEACOAST OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.

IN PORTLAND, THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE IS 11.8 FEET JUST BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. A STORM SURGE OF A HALF A FOOT TO A FOOT WILL LEAD TO
LOCALIZED COASTAL FLOODING AND SPLASH-OVER NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH
TIDE. MINOR FLOODING WILL LIKELY OCCUR ALONG THE WHARFS, SIDE
STREETS AND PARKING LOTS OFF COMMERICAL STREET IN PORTLAND. MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING MAY ALSO OCCUR ON GRANITE POINT ROAD IN
BIDDEFORD AND MINOR TO POSSIBLY MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING MAY
OCCUR IN THE BACKBAY AREA OF HAMPTON NEW HAMPSHIRE.

NEARSHORE WAVES UP TO 10 FEET WILL ALLOW FOR SPLASH-OVER AROUND
THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE AS GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS CONTINUE.


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COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
606 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 1 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...MIDCOAST AND SOUTHWEST COAST OF MAINE AND NEW
  HAMPSHIRE.

* TIMING...BETWEEN 11 PM THURSDAY NIGHT AND 1 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SPLASH-OVER AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING. MODERATE
  COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN HAMPTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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