Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
502 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...MINOR TIDAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION LIKELY DURING THE HIGH
TIDE CYCLES LATE THIS MORNING INTO MIDDAY...

MAZ007-019-231715-
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EASTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
502 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* 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 TIDAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION.

* TIMING...THE HIGH TIDE CYCLES LATE THIS MORNING INTO MIDDAY.

* IMPACTS...SPLASH OVER AND MINOR TIDAL 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 PM     8.6      1.7       12     MINOR-MDT
     8.5    24/12 AM     8.1      0.4      7-8       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
     8.2    26/02 AM     8.2      0.0       2        NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.8    23/11 AM     9.2      1.6       13       NONE
     9.1    24/12 AM     8.7      0.4      9-10      NONE
     9.4    24/12 PM     9.4      0.0      6-7       NONE
     8.7    25/12 AM     8.7      0.0       4        NONE
     9.6    25/01 PM     9.6      0.0       2        NONE
     8.8    26/01 AM     8.8      0.0       2        NONE

REVERE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    11.4    23/11 AM     9.8      1.6       8        NONE
     9.7    24/12 AM     9.3      0.4       7        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
     9.4    26/01 AM     9.4      0.0      1-2       NONE

SCITUATE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    11.6    23/12 PM     9.4      2.2       11      MINOR
     9.3    24/12 AM     8.9      0.4       9        NONE
     9.6    24/12 PM     9.6      0.0      5-7       NONE
     9.0    25/01 AM     9.0      0.0       4        NONE
     9.8    25/01 PM     9.8      0.0       2        NONE
     9.0    26/01 AM     9.0      0.0       2        NONE

$$


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