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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1035 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SPLASH OVER AND MINOR BEACH EROSION POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT...

.LONG PERIOD NEARSHORE WAVES 5-7 FEET WILL CONTINUE ALONG
SOUTHWEST COASTAL MAINE AND THE SEACOAST OF NEW HAMPSHIRE THROUGH
THE ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE OF 11.7 FEET TO OCCUR SHORTLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT, 1242 AM IN PORTLAND. THE COMBINATION OF THE WAVES AND A
STORM SURGE OF ABOUT A HALF A FOOT WILL BRING THE STORM TIDE TO
AROUND 12 FEET AND MAY LEAD TO SOME SPLASH-OVER OR BEACH EROSION
INTO THE PRE-DAWN HOURS.

MEZ023-024-NHZ014-280700-
/O.CON.KGYX.CF.Y.0007.170428T0400Z-170428T0700Z/
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
1035 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...THE NEW HAMPSHIRE SEACOAST AND THE BEACHES OF
  SOUTHWEST MAINE TO THE SOUTH OF PORTLAND.

* COASTAL FLOODING...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES
  AND LONG PERIOD WAVES WILL CREATE A THREAT FOR SPLASH OVER AND
  BEACH EROSION NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT. SOME MINOR
  COASTAL FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT, AROUND 1242 AM IN
  PORTLAND.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR SPLASH OVER AND MINOR BEACH
  EROSION.

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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