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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
403 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

MAZ015-016-019-022-024-051615-
/O.NEW.KBOX.CF.Y.0009.160506T0100Z-160506T0500Z/
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
403 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EDT FRIDAY.

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MA COASTLINE FROM BOSTON SOUTHWARD
  THROUGH PLYMOUTH COUNTY INTO CAPE COD BAY AND NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS DUE TO
  THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM TIDE AND LARGE WAVES.

* TIMING...9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EDT FRIDAY

* IMPACTS...THE MAJORITY OF ROADS REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY
  ISOLATED CLOSURES. THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE...AND
  IMPACT ON PROPRTY IS MINIMAL.

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 IMPACT ON PROPRTY IS MINIMAL.

&&

&&

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

BOSTON HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    11.5-12.0    05/11 AM    0.4/ 0.9    2-3       NONE
   12.4-12.9    05/11 PM    0.5/ 1.0     2       MINOR
   11.3-11.8    06/11 AM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
   12.2-12.7    07/12 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     2       MINOR
   11.2-11.7    07/12 PM   -0.2/ 0.3    1-2       NONE

SCITUATE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    10.6-11.1    05/11 AM    0.5/ 1.0    6-7       NONE
   11.5-12.0    05/11 PM    0.5/ 1.0    8-9      MINOR
   10.3-10.8    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5    5-6       NONE
   11.6-12.1    07/12 AM    0.2/ 0.7     3       MINOR
   10.5-11.0    07/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     2        NONE

SANDWICH / DENNIS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    10.7-11.2    05/11 AM    0.6/ 1.1     4        NONE
   11.7-12.2    05/11 PM    0.8/ 1.3    7-8       NONE
   10.5-11.0    06/11 AM    0.2/ 0.7    2-3       NONE
   11.5-12.0    07/12 AM    0.2/ 0.8    1-2       NONE
   10.4-10.9    07/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     1        NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    11.4-11.9    05/11 AM    0.5/ 1.0    4-5       NONE
   12.4-12.9    05/11 PM    0.7/ 1.1    3-6      MINOR
   11.0-11.5    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
   12.1-12.6    07/12 AM    0.1/ 0.6     2        NONE
   11.1-11.6    07/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     2        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    6.9- 7.4    05/11 AM    0.4/ 0.9     6        NONE
    7.6- 8.1    06/12 AM    0.4/ 0.9   10-11      NONE
    6.5- 7.0    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5    6-7       NONE
    7.6- 8.1    07/01 AM    0.1/ 0.6    4-5       NONE
    6.7- 7.2    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6     4        NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    4.5- 5.0    05/11 AM    0.2/ 0.8    2-3       NONE
    5.2- 5.7    06/12 AM    0.4/ 0.9    2-3       NONE
    4.2- 4.7    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
    5.2- 5.7    07/12 AM    0.1/ 0.6    2-3       NONE
    4.2- 4.7    07/01 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     2        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    2.5- 3.0    05/08 AM    0.2/ 0.7    2-3       NONE
    3.1- 3.6    05/08 PM    0.1/ 0.6     3        NONE
    2.5- 3.0    06/08 AM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE
    3.0- 3.5    06/09 PM   -0.2/ 0.3    1-2       NONE
    2.2- 2.7    07/09 AM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
    3.2- 3.7    07/10 PM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE

WINGS NECK

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    4.5- 5.0    05/08 AM    0.1/ 0.6    2-3       NONE
    5.4- 5.9    05/09 PM    0.2/ 0.7     3        NONE
    4.7- 5.2    06/09 AM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE
    5.4- 5.9    06/10 PM    0.1/ 0.6     1        NONE
    4.5- 5.0    07/10 AM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
    5.6- 6.1    07/11 PM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    3.6- 4.1    05/12 PM    0.2/ 0.7    3-4       NONE
    4.2- 4.7    06/12 AM    0.4/ 0.9    4-6      MINOR
    3.5- 4.0    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5     2        NONE
    4.0- 4.5    07/01 AM    0.1/ 0.6    2-3       NONE
    3.6- 4.1    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6     2        NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    3.9- 4.4    05/11 AM    0.2/ 0.8     5        NONE
    4.2- 4.7    06/12 AM    0.5/ 1.0    8-9       NONE
    3.6- 4.1    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5    5-6       NONE
    4.0- 4.5    07/01 AM    0.1/ 0.6     5        NONE
    3.7- 4.2    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6     4        NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    3.0- 3.5    05/11 AM    0.2/ 0.8    3-4       NONE
    3.2- 3.7    06/12 AM    0.2/ 0.8     4        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5     5        NONE
    2.8- 3.4    07/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     4        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6     3        NONE

$$

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