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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
348 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT COASTAL FLOODING AND SEVERE BEACH EROSION EXPECTED
ALONG THE MASSACHUSETTS EAST COAST THIS MORNING AND AGAIN LATE
THIS AFTERNOON HIGH TIDES...

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EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST INCLUDING CAPE COD
  AND NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WIDESPREAD MODERATE WITH POCKETS OF MAJOR
  COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG WITH SEVERE BEACH EROSION.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING AND AGAIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND BASEMENTS WILL
  OCCUR EARLY THIS MORNING AND LATE THIS AFTERNOON HIGH TIDES.
  SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IS LIKELY IN THE MORE VULNERABLE
  LOCATIONS. SEVERE BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED FOR BOTH HIGH TIDE
  CYCLES. EROSION WILL BE A PARTICULAR CONCERN FOR PORTIONS OF
  PLUM ISLAND AND ALONG THE EAST FACING SHORELINES OF ORLEANS...
  CHATHAM AND NANTUCKET FOR BOTH TIDE CYCLES. SEVERE EROSION IS
  ALSO POSSIBLE ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF CAPE COD FROM SANDWICH TO
  EASTHAM DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE. THIS STORM HAS
  ENOUGH INTENSITY TO POSSIBLY CAUSE A NEW INLET OR TWO TO BE
  FORMED ALONG BARRIER BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL
FLOODING IS LIKELY. MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD
FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE
HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES
ARE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN
HARMS WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED.

&&

&&

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
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    11.9    27/05 AM     9.2      2.7     18-22      MAJOR
    11.2    27/05 PM     8.2      3.0     21-26    MDT-MAJOR
    10.4    28/06 AM     8.9      1.5      8-11      MINOR
     7.8    28/06 PM     7.7      0.1      4-5        NONE
     8.7    29/07 AM     8.7      0.0      2-3        NONE
     7.4    29/07 PM     7.4      0.0       2         NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    13.0    27/04 AM    10.0      3.0     20-25    MDT-MAJOR
    12.2    27/05 PM     9.0      3.2     25-32    MDT-MAJOR
    11.3    28/05 AM     9.8      1.5     10-14      MINOR
     8.6    28/06 PM     8.5      0.1      5-6        NONE
     9.6    29/07 AM     9.6      0.0      2-3        NONE
     8.3    29/07 PM     8.3      0.0       2         NONE

REVERE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    13.7    27/04 AM    10.4      3.3     17-20     MODERATE
    12.9    27/05 PM     9.4      3.5     20-25     MODERATE
    11.5    28/06 AM    10.1      1.4      7-10       NONE
     9.1    28/06 PM     9.0      0.1      4-5        NONE
     9.9    29/07 AM     9.9      0.0      2-3        NONE
     8.8    29/07 PM     8.7      0.1      1-2        NONE

BOSTON HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    13.8    27/04 AM    10.5      3.3       2      MINOR-MDT
    13.0    27/05 PM     9.5      3.5       2        MINOR
    11.7    28/05 AM    10.2      1.5       2         NONE
     9.2    28/06 PM     9.1      0.1       2         NONE
    10.0    29/06 AM    10.0      0.0       1         NONE
     8.9    29/07 PM     8.8      0.1       1         NONE

SCITUATE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    13.8    27/04 AM    10.4      3.4     21-26      MAJOR
    13.2    27/05 PM     9.4      3.8     25-32    MDT-MAJOR
    11.8    28/06 AM    10.2      1.6     10-13      MINOR
     9.5    28/06 PM     8.9      0.6      5-6        NONE
    10.0    29/07 AM    10.0      0.0      2-3        NONE
     8.8    29/07 PM     8.7      0.1       2         NONE

SANDWICH HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    12.5    27/04 AM     9.6      2.9     14-17     MODERATE
    12.5    27/05 PM     8.7      3.8     21-22     MODERATE
    11.6    28/05 AM     9.3      2.3      8-12      MINOR
     9.3    28/06 PM     8.2      1.1      3-4        NONE
     9.2    29/06 AM     9.1      0.1       2         NONE
     8.0    29/07 PM     8.0      0.0       1         NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    13.2    27/05 AM    10.3      2.9       6       MODERATE
    12.4    27/05 PM     9.4      3.0      3-6     MINOR-MDT
    10.4    28/06 AM    10.1      0.3      2-3        NONE
     9.0    28/06 PM     9.0      0.0       2         NONE
     9.8    29/07 AM     9.8      0.0      1-2        NONE
     8.7    29/07 PM     8.7      0.0       2         NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.3    27/05 AM     6.8      3.5     26-31      MAJOR
     9.8    27/06 PM     6.0      3.8     17-24    MDT-MAJOR
     8.4    28/06 AM     6.7      1.7     12-15      MINOR
     6.4    28/07 PM     5.7      0.7      5-7        NONE
     6.6    29/07 AM     6.6      0.0      3-4        NONE
     5.5    29/08 PM     5.5      0.0       2         NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     7.4    27/05 AM     4.6      2.8       5         NONE
     6.6    27/06 PM     4.0      2.6      4-5        NONE
     4.6    28/07 AM     4.6      0.0      3-4        NONE
     3.8    28/07 PM     3.8      0.0       2         NONE
     4.6    29/07 AM     4.6      0.0      1-2        NONE
     3.7    29/08 PM     3.7      0.0      1-2        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     3.5    27/05 AM     1.4      2.1      4-5        NONE
     3.1    27/02 PM     1.5      1.6      5-6        NONE
     1.9    28/03 AM     1.9      0.0      2-3        NONE
     1.4    28/03 PM     1.4      0.0       2         NONE
     1.9    29/04 AM     1.9      0.0       1         NONE
     1.3    29/04 PM     1.3      0.0       1         NONE

WINGS NECK

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     6.0    27/03 AM     4.0      2.0       3         NONE
     5.1    27/03 PM     3.5      1.6       3         NONE
     4.0    28/03 AM     4.0      0.0      2-3        NONE
     3.2    28/04 PM     3.2      0.0       2         NONE
     3.9    29/05 AM     3.9      0.0       1         NONE
     3.1    29/05 PM     3.1      0.0       1         NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     6.4    27/05 AM     3.5      2.9     10-11    MDT-MAJOR
     6.2    27/06 PM     3.0      3.2      7-9      MODERATE
     5.3    28/07 AM     3.4      1.9      4-6       MINOR
     3.5    28/07 PM     2.9      0.6       3         NONE
     3.4    29/08 AM     3.4      0.0      1-2        NONE
     2.8    29/08 PM     2.8      0.0       1         NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     7.0    27/05 AM     3.4      3.6     17-18    MDT-MAJOR
     7.0    27/06 PM     3.1      3.9     12-16    MDT-MAJOR
     5.0    28/06 AM     3.3      1.7     11-12      MINOR
     2.9    28/07 PM     2.9      0.0       5         NONE
     3.2    29/07 AM     3.2      0.0      3-4        NONE
     2.8    29/08 PM     2.8      0.0       2         NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     5.0    27/05 AM     2.5      2.5      8-9        NONE
     4.4    27/06 PM     2.3      2.1      7-8        NONE
     2.4    28/06 AM     2.4      0.0      4-5        NONE
     2.2    28/07 PM     2.2      0.0      2-3        NONE
     2.4    29/07 AM     2.4      0.0      1-2        NONE
     2.1    29/08 PM     2.1      0.0      1-2        NONE

$$

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DUKES MA-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATION...EAST AND NORTHEAST FACING SHORELINES OF MARTHAS
  VINEYARD.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING HIGH TIDE

* IMPACTS...SOME VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS WILL LIKELY BE FLOODED
  AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. SOME BEACH EROSION IS ALSO
  EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL
FLOODING IS EXPECTED.  MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES
WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS
DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION.  NUMEROUS
ROAD CLOSURES ARE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT
THEMSELVES IN HARMS WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE
OBSERVED.

&&

&&

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

VINEYARD HAVEN

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     5.5    27/05 AM     2.0      3.5       3        MINOR
     4.8    27/06 PM     1.5      3.3       3         NONE
     3.6    28/06 AM     2.1      1.5       2         NONE
     1.5    28/07 PM     1.5      0.0      1-2        NONE
     2.2    29/07 AM     2.2      0.0       1         NONE
     1.5    29/07 PM     1.5      0.0       1         NONE

$$

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