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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
919 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG THE EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS COAST DURING THE MIDDAY TUESDAY HIGH TIDE...

MAZ007-015-016-019-022-231030-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.Y.0017.141223T1400Z-141223T2000Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
919 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM EST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...EAST COASTAL MASSACHUSETTS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND MINOR BEACH
  EROSION. STORM SURGE OF 1 TO 1.5 FEET.

* TIMING...DURING THE TUESDAY MIDDAY HIGH TIDE CYCLE.

* IMPACTS...SOME OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS MAY
  EXPERIENCE FLOODING WITHIN AN HOUR OR SO OF HIGH TIDE. BRIEF
  ROAD CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE.

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
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     0.3    22/06 PM     0.0      0.3      3-4       NONE
     8.4    23/12 AM     8.2      0.2       4        NONE
    10.3    23/12 PM     9.7      0.6      5-6       NONE
     9.6    24/01 AM     8.4      1.2      5-6       NONE
    10.6    24/01 PM     9.8      0.8      3-4       NONE
     9.3    25/02 AM     8.7      0.6       4        NONE
     9.7    25/02 PM     9.7      0.0       3        NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     0.2    22/05 PM     0.0      0.2      4-5       NONE
     9.6    22/11 PM     9.0      0.6       5        NONE
    11.2    23/12 PM    10.6      0.6      6-7       NONE
    10.1    24/12 AM     9.3      0.8      6-7       NONE
    11.7    24/12 PM    10.7      1.0      4-5       NONE
    10.1    25/01 AM     9.5      0.6       5        NONE
    10.6    25/01 PM    10.6      0.0       4        NONE

REVERE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.2    22/11 PM     9.6      0.6       4        NONE
    10.0    23/12 AM     9.6      0.4       4        NONE
    12.1    23/12 PM    11.3      0.8      4-6       NONE
    10.5    24/12 AM     9.9      0.6      5-6       NONE
    12.1    24/01 PM    11.3      0.8       3        NONE
    10.7    25/01 AM    10.2      0.5      3-4       NONE
    11.2    25/01 PM    11.2      0.0       2        NONE

BOSTON HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.4    23/12 AM    10.0      0.4       2        NONE
    12.4    23/12 PM    11.6      0.8      2-3      MINOR
    10.9    24/12 AM    10.3      0.6      2-3       NONE
    12.6    24/01 PM    11.6      1.0      1-2      MINOR
    10.9    25/01 AM    10.4      0.5       2        NONE
    11.5    25/01 PM    11.5      0.0       2        NONE

SCITUATE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     9.7    23/12 AM     9.3      0.4      4-5       NONE
    11.4    23/12 PM    10.8      0.6      5-6      MINOR
    10.2    24/12 AM     9.6      0.6      5-6       NONE
    12.2    24/01 PM    11.0      1.2      3-4      MINOR
    10.3    25/01 AM     9.8      0.5      3-4       NONE
    10.9    25/01 PM    10.9      0.0       2        NONE

SANDWICH HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.0    23/12 AM     9.2      0.8       2        NONE
    11.4    23/12 PM    10.6      0.8       3        NONE
     9.8    24/12 AM     9.4      0.4       2        NONE
    11.4    24/01 PM    10.6      0.8      1-2       NONE
     9.5    25/01 AM     9.5      0.0      2-3       NONE
    10.4    25/01 PM    10.4      0.0       2        NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.4    23/12 AM     9.8      0.6       2        NONE
    11.8    23/12 PM    11.2      0.6       2       MINOR
    10.6    24/12 AM    10.0      0.6       2        NONE
    12.1    24/01 PM    11.3      0.8      2-3      MINOR
    10.5    25/01 AM    10.2      0.3      3-4       NONE
    11.2    25/02 PM    11.2      0.0       3        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     6.2    23/12 AM     5.8      0.4       5        NONE
     7.8    23/12 PM     7.2      0.6      6-7       NONE
     6.8    24/01 AM     6.0      0.8      5-6       NONE
     7.9    24/01 PM     7.3      0.6      4-5       NONE
     6.6    25/02 AM     6.2      0.4      5-6       NONE
     7.2    25/02 PM     7.2      0.0       5        NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     4.1    23/12 AM     3.7      0.4       2        NONE
     5.3    23/12 PM     4.9      0.4       3        NONE
     4.3    24/01 AM     3.9      0.4       2        NONE
     5.6    24/01 PM     5.0      0.6      2-3       NONE
     5.0    25/02 AM     4.0      1.0      3-4       NONE
     4.9    25/02 PM     4.9      0.0       4        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     0.4    23/03 AM     0.0      0.4      1-2       NONE
     3.1    23/09 AM     2.7      0.4       2        NONE
     2.4    23/09 PM     2.0      0.4      1-2       NONE
     3.2    24/10 AM     2.7      0.5      1-2       NONE
     3.0    24/10 PM     2.0      1.0      2-3       NONE
     2.6    25/11 AM     2.6      0.0      2-3       NONE

WINGS NECK

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     4.2    22/09 PM     3.9      0.3       1        NONE
     5.3    23/10 AM     5.0      0.3       1        NONE
     4.6    23/10 PM     4.1      0.5       1        NONE
     5.5    24/10 AM     5.0      0.5       1        NONE
     5.6    24/11 PM     4.2      1.4      1-2       NONE
     4.9    25/11 AM     4.8      0.1       2        NONE

$$


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