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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1034 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...MODERATE TO PERHAPS ISOLATED POCKETS OF MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING
ALONG WITH CONSIDERABLE BEACH EROSION ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE
EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE
CYCLES...

MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024-252345-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.A.0001.150127T0600Z-150128T0000Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
1034 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST INCLUDING CAPE COD
  AND NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE TO PERHAPS ISOLATED POCKETS OF
  MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING ARE POSSIBLE ALONG WITH CONSIDERABLE
  BEACH EROSION.

* TIMING...DURING THE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND LATE TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE CYCLES.

* IMPACTS...FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND BASEMENTS
  POSSIBLE. SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IS ALSO POSSIBLE ALONG WITH
  CONSIDERABLE BEACH EROSION.

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 ARE 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.

&&

&&

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

NEWBURYPORT

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     8.6    25/04 AM     8.6      0.0       3        NONE
     9.2    25/03 PM     9.2      0.0      3-4       NONE
     9.3    26/04 AM     9.3      0.0       3        NONE
     8.7    26/04 PM     8.7      0.0       3        NONE
    12.3    27/05 AM     9.2      3.1      7-11     MAJOR
    10.7    27/05 PM     8.2      2.5       12     MINOR-MDT

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     8.8    25/04 AM     8.8      0.0       4        NONE
    10.1    25/03 PM    10.1      0.0       4        NONE
    10.2    26/03 AM    10.2      0.0       3        NONE
     9.6    26/04 PM     9.5      0.1      3-4       NONE
    13.0    27/04 AM    10.0      3.0      9-15    MINOR-MDT
    11.6    27/05 PM     9.0      2.6     16-22     MINOR

REVERE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     9.4    25/04 AM     9.4      0.0       3        NONE
    10.6    25/03 PM    10.6      0.0       3        NONE
    10.7    26/03 AM    10.7      0.0       2        NONE
    10.1    26/04 PM    10.0      0.1      2-3       NONE
    13.6    27/04 AM    10.4      3.2      8-11    MINOR-MDT
    12.1    27/05 PM     9.4      2.7     11-12     MINOR

BOSTON HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     9.6    25/04 AM     9.6      0.0       2        NONE
    10.8    25/03 PM    10.8      0.0       2        NONE
    10.8    26/03 AM    10.8      0.0      1-2       NONE
    10.2    26/04 PM    10.1      0.1      2-3       NONE
    13.8    27/04 AM    10.5      3.3      2-3     MINOR-MDT
    12.1    27/05 PM     9.5      2.6       2        NONE

SCITUATE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     9.2    25/04 AM     9.2      0.0       4        NONE
    10.4    25/03 PM    10.4      0.0      3-4       NONE
    10.6    26/04 AM    10.6      0.0      2-3       NONE
    10.0    26/04 PM     9.9      0.1      3-4       NONE
    13.6    27/04 AM    10.4      3.2     11-18    MDT-MAJOR
    12.0    27/05 PM     9.4      2.6     18-19    MODERATE

SANDWICH HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     8.7    25/04 AM     8.7      0.0       3        NONE
     9.8    25/03 PM     9.8      0.0       3        NONE
     9.8    26/03 AM     9.8      0.0      3-4       NONE
     9.3    26/04 PM     9.2      0.1       3        NONE
    12.5    27/04 AM     9.6      2.9      7-8     MINOR-MDT
    10.6    27/05 PM     8.7      1.9      6-7       NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     9.5    25/04 AM     9.5      0.0       2        NONE
    10.6    25/03 PM    10.6      0.0       3        NONE
    10.6    26/04 AM    10.6      0.0       2        NONE
    10.0    26/04 PM    10.0      0.0      2-5       NONE
    13.4    27/05 AM    10.3      3.1      7-8     MODERATE
    11.8    27/05 PM     9.4      2.4      6-7      MINOR

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     6.8    25/04 AM     6.7      0.1       6        NONE
     6.8    25/04 PM     6.8      0.0       5        NONE
     6.9    26/04 AM     6.9      0.0      3-4       NONE
     6.6    26/05 PM     6.4      0.2      4-5       NONE
     9.8    27/05 AM     6.8      3.0     12-15    MODERATE
     8.1    27/06 PM     6.0      2.1     11-12     MINOR

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     4.6    25/04 AM     4.5      0.1       3        NONE
     4.5    25/04 PM     4.5      0.0      2-3       NONE
     4.6    26/04 AM     4.6      0.0      1-2       NONE
     4.4    26/05 PM     4.2      0.2      2-4       NONE
     7.6    27/05 AM     4.6      3.0      6-7       NONE
     6.0    27/06 PM     4.0      2.0       5        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     0.0    25/07 AM     0.0      0.0      2-3       NONE
     2.0    25/12 PM     2.0      0.0      2-3       NONE
     2.1    26/12 AM     2.1      0.0       1        NONE
     1.8    26/01 PM     1.8      0.0      1-3       NONE
     4.0    27/01 AM     2.0      2.0      3-5       NONE
     2.6    27/02 PM     1.5      1.1      1-3       NONE
     1.9    28/02 AM     1.9      0.0      3-4       NONE

WINGS NECK

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     4.3    25/01 PM     4.3      0.0      2-3       NONE
     4.4    26/01 AM     4.4      0.0       1        NONE
     4.0    26/02 PM     3.9      0.1      1-2       NONE
     6.1    27/02 AM     4.2      1.9       3        NONE
     4.4    27/03 PM     3.5      0.9       3        NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     3.7    25/04 AM     3.5      0.2       4        NONE
     3.5    25/04 PM     3.5      0.0       3        NONE
     3.5    26/05 AM     3.5      0.0      2-3       NONE
     3.4    26/05 PM     3.2      0.2      3-4       NONE
     6.2    27/05 AM     3.5      2.7      4-8     MODERATE
     4.6    27/06 PM     3.0      1.6       5       MINOR

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     3.6    25/04 AM     3.4      0.2       6        NONE
     3.4    25/04 PM     3.4      0.0      5-6       NONE
     3.4    26/04 AM     3.4      0.0      3-4       NONE
     3.4    26/05 PM     3.2      0.2      4-6       NONE
     6.2    27/05 AM     3.4      2.8     10-11    MINOR-MDT
     4.9    27/06 PM     3.1      1.8      9-11     MINOR

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     0.0    25/09 AM     0.0      0.0       7        NONE
     2.6    25/04 PM     2.6      0.0      5-6       NONE
     2.6    26/04 AM     2.6      0.0      3-4       NONE
     2.6    26/05 PM     2.4      0.2      3-5       NONE
     5.1    27/05 AM     2.5      2.6      7-8       NONE
     3.8    27/06 PM     2.3      1.5      6-7       NONE

$$


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