Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
443 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...WIDESPREAD MINOR TO LOCALLY MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING TONIGHT
AND AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT...

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RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN NASSAU-
443 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FRIDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...AREAS ALONG LOWER NEW YORK BAY AND RARITAN
  BAY...JAMAICA BAY...AND THE BACK BAYS AND TIDAL STRAITS OF
  SOUTHERN NASSAU.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...1 TO 1 1/2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE
  HEIGHTS.

* TIMING...MINOR TO LOCALIZED MODERATE FLOODING SHOULD OCCUR
  DURING THE HIGH TIDES BETWEEN 7 AND 10 PM THIS EVENING. MORE
  WIDESPREAD MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AROUND THE
  TIMES OF HIGH TIDE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS
  DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE
  NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN
  HARM/S WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR THIS EVENING...

COASTAL............TIME OF.......FORECAST TOTAL........FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY..
...................................(MLLW/NGVD)...................

FREEPORT GAUGE NY.....812 PM.....5.7-6.1/4.9-5.3.......MODERATE..
POINT LOOKOUT NY......715 PM.....6.6-7.0/..............MODERATE..
JAMAICA BAY NY........814 PM.....8.3-8.7/..............MINOR.....
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....734 PM.....7.8-8.2/..............MINOR.....
E ROCKAWAY NY.........728 PM.....6.8-7.2/..............MODERATE..

...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR FRIDAY EVENING...

COASTAL............TIME OF.......FORECAST TOTAL........FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY..
...................................(MLLW/NGVD)...................

FREEPORT GAUGE NY.....902 PM.....5.6-6.0/4.8-5.2.......MODERATE..
POINT LOOKOUT NY......823 PM.....7.1-7.5/..............MODERATE..
JAMAICA BAY NY........904 PM.....9.0-9.4/..............MODERATE..
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....824 PM.....8.4-8.8/..............MODERATE..
E ROCKAWAY NY.........817 PM.....6.4-7.8/..............MODERATE..

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

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HUDSON-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
443 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...NEWARK BAY AND THE TIDAL STRAITS OF NORTHEAST NEW
  JERSEY...AND THE BACK BAYS AND TIDAL STRAITS OF SOUTHWEST
  SUFFOLK.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...1 TO 1 1/2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE
  HEIGHTS.

* TIMING...MINOR TO LOCALIZED MODERATE FLOODING SHOULD OCCUR
  DURING THE HIGH TIDES BETWEEN 7 AND 10 PM THIS EVENING.
  ADDITIONAL MINOR TO LOCALLY MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS
  POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF SOME SHORE ROADS AND/OR PROPERTIES
  DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE. MOST ROADS SHOULD REMAIN
  PASSABLE... WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES. THERE IS NO
  SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE...AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS
  MINIMAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR THIS EVENING...

COASTAL............TIME OF.......FORECAST TOTAL........FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY..
...................................(MLLW/NGVD)...................

LINDENHURST NY........955 PM.....3.0-3.5/..............MINOR.....

$$

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SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN NASSAU-
443 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...COASTAL CONNECTICUT WEST OF MADISON...COASTAL
  WESTCHESTER COUNTY...AND COASTAL NORTHWEST SUFFOLK AND
  NORTHERN NASSAU...FROM SHOREHAM WEST TO THE QUEENS BORDER.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...AROUND 1 FOOT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE
  HEIGHTS.

* TIMING...WIDESPREAD MINOR COASTAL FLOODING SHOULD OCCUR AROUND
  THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 9 PM AND MIDNIGHT ON TONIGHT.
  ADDITIONAL MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIMES
  OF HIGH TIDE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF SOME SHORE ROADS AND/OR PROPERTIES
  DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE. MOST ROADS SHOULD REMAIN
  PASSABLE... WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES. THERE IS NO
  SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE...AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS
  MINIMAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

...L.I. SOUND WATER LEVELS FOR TONIGHT...

COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.......FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY..
.................................(MLLW/NGVD)...................

KINGS POINT NY.....1057 PM........10.0-10.6..........MINOR.....
STAMFORD CT........1104 PM.........9.8-10.4..........MINOR.....
BRIDGEPORT CT......1101 PM.........9.3-9.9...........MINOR.....
NEW HAVEN CT.......1100 PM.........8.5-9.1...........MINOR.....
GLEN COVE NY.......1035 PM........10.1-10.7..........MINOR.....
OLD FIELD NY.......1102 PM.........9.1-9.7...........MINOR.....

$$



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