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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1053 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION LIKELY DURING THE
HIGH TIDE CYCLES LATE TONIGHT AND AGAIN MIDDAY THURSDAY...

MAZ007-019-231100-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-141023T1800Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
1053 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...THE PRIMARY AREA OF CONCERN IS NORTH OF CAPE ANN AS
  WELL AS THE SCITUATE AREA. IN ADDITION...BEACH EROSION IS
  EXPECTED ALONG THE EXPOSED BEACHES OF SALISBURY AND PLUM
  ISLAND.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION.

* TIMING...THE HIGH TIDE CYCLES LATE TONIGHT AND AGAIN MIDDAY
  THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...SPLASH OVER AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF THE MOST
  VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS IS POSSIBLE DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH
  TIDE. IN ADDITION...BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED ALONG THE
  EXPOSED BEACHES OF SALISBURY AND PLUM ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF
THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE
HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE SPLASHOVER.  THE MAJORITY OF ROADS
REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES.  THERE IS NO
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.

&&

&&

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
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.3    23/12 AM     8.0      2.3      9-10     MINOR
    10.0    23/12 PM     8.6      1.4     12-18     MINOR
     8.4    24/12 AM     8.1      0.3      6-7       NONE
     8.9    24/01 PM     8.9      0.0      4-5       NONE
     8.2    25/01 AM     8.2      0.0      2-4       NONE
     9.1    25/01 PM     9.1      0.0       2        NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    11.0    22/11 PM     8.6      2.4       12       NONE
    10.5    23/11 AM     9.2      1.3     12-15      NONE
     9.0    24/12 AM     8.7      0.3       8        NONE
     9.4    24/12 PM     9.4      0.0      5-6       NONE
     8.7    25/12 AM     8.7      0.0       4        NONE
     9.6    25/01 PM     9.6      0.0       2        NONE

REVERE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    11.0    22/11 PM     9.2      1.8       7        NONE
    11.1    23/11 AM     9.8      1.3      8-10      NONE
     9.7    24/12 AM     9.3      0.4       6        NONE
    10.0    24/12 PM    10.0      0.0      4-5       NONE
     9.4    25/01 AM     9.4      0.0      2-4       NONE
    10.2    25/01 PM    10.2      0.0      1-2       NONE

SCITUATE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.6    22/11 PM     8.8      1.8       9        NONE
    10.8    23/12 PM     9.4      1.4      9-12     MINOR
     9.3    24/12 AM     8.9      0.4       7        NONE
     9.6    24/12 PM     9.6      0.0      5-6       NONE
     9.0    25/01 AM     9.0      0.0       4        NONE
     9.8    25/01 PM     9.8      0.0       2        NONE

$$


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