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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
424 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

MEZ029-030-090530-
/O.NEW.KCAR.CF.Y.0002.160209T0300Z-160209T1700Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
424 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON EST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...COASTAL WASHINGTON AND HANCOCK COUNTIES.

* COASTAL FLOODING...OVERTOPPING OF SEA WATER OVER MAXIMUM
  ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE POSITIONS MOSTLY DUE TO LARGE WAVE RUNUP
  IN AREAS EXPOSED TO LARGE OCEAN WAVES.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...OVERWASH IS POSSIBLE AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE ON
  TUESDAY. HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AROUND 11 AM TUESDAY MORNING.
  DEPOSIT OF SMALL ROCKS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG STRETCHES OF AFFECTED
  ROADWAYS.

* LOCATIONS...POSSIBLE ROAD IMPACTS IN COASTAL HANCOCK COUNTY: SEAWALL
  ROAD...AND IN SEAL HARBOR AND WINTER HARBOR. POSSIBLE ROADS IN
  COASTAL WASHINGTON COUNTY: INNER HARBOR...ROUTE 192 AND LOW
  LYING ROADS ALONG MACHIAS BAY. LASTLY...STAY AWAY FROM ROCK
  JETTIES ALONG SCENIC OCEAN OVERLOOKS SUBJECT TO LARGE WAVE
  ACTION SUCH AS THUNDER HOLE IN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK.

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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