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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
414 AM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

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NANTUCKET MA-
414 AM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

...SPLASHOVER ON THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORELINE ROADS BETWEEN 10 PM AND 1 AM
TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...NANTUCKET

* TIMING...HIGH SURF TODAY. TIDAL IMPACTS AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE NEAR
  MIDNIGHT.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...SEAS UP TO 7 FEET JUST OFFSHORE WILL RESULT IN
  HIGH SURF AND AN INCREASED RISK FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...LESS THAN ONE HALF FOOT.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...VERY MINOR INUNDATION OF THE TYPICAL MOST VULNERABLE
  SHORELINE ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RIP CURRENT...SOMETIMES MISTAKENLY CALLED AN UNDERTOW...IS A STRONG BUT
NARROW CURRENT OF WATER FLOWING FROM THE BEACH TO THE SURF ZONE. IT CAN RAPIDLY
CARRY A SWIMMER INTO DEEPER WATER...AND EXHAUST AN INDIVIDUAL TRYING TO SWIM
AGAINST IT.

IF YOU ARE A POOR SWIMMER AND ARE CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
THE BEACH UNTIL OUT OF ITS PULL...THEN SWIM BACK TO SHORE. ANOTHER MEANS OF
ESCAPE FOR GOOD SWIMMERS IS TO RIDE THE CURRENT OUT UNTIL IT DISSIPATES...THEN
SWIM BACK TO SHORE OUTSIDE OF THE RIP CURRENT.

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY INTO THE RIP CURRENT...IT CAN EXHAUST AND DROWN
EVEN THE STRONGEST SWIMMER.

HEED THE ADVICE OF THE BEACH PATROL AND SWIM ONLY AT GUARDED BEACHES. BE
ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS NEAR PIERS AND JETTIES...WHERE RIP CURRENTS CAN BE
ENHANCED.

IN ADDITION...VIEWERS OF LARGE SURF SHOULD STAY IN SAFE AREAS WELL AWAY FROM
POSSIBLE SPLASHOVER. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE AVERAGE WAVE
HEIGHT...WHICH CAN SWEEP A PERSON INTO THE WATER FROM WHAT MAY SEEM TO BE A
SAFE VIEWING AREA. FALLING INTO TURBULENT AND SOMETIMES ROCKY WATERS CAN RESULT
IN INJURY THAT REDUCES THE CHANCE OF SURVIVAL.

&&

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

NANTUCKET HARBOR
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 6.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.4 FT, MODERATE 2.9 FT, MAJOR 4.4 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/12 AM   4.2/ 4.7   0.6/ 1.1   0.1/ 0.6     3       NONE
 24/01 PM   2.8/ 3.4  -0.8/-0.2  -0.2/ 0.2     3       NONE
 25/01 AM   3.9/ 4.4   0.2/ 0.8  -0.2/ 0.2     3       NONE
 25/02 PM   2.8/ 3.4  -0.8/-0.2  -0.2/ 0.2    2-4      NONE
 26/02 AM   3.9/ 4.4   0.2/ 0.8  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/12 AM   4.5/ 5.0   0.4/ 0.9   0.0/ 0.5    3-4      NONE
 24/01 PM   3.4/ 3.9  -0.8/-0.2  -0.2/ 0.2     4       NONE
 25/01 AM   4.4/ 4.9   0.2/ 0.8  -0.2/ 0.2     4       NONE
 25/02 PM   3.4/ 3.9  -0.8/-0.2  -0.2/ 0.2     4       NONE
 26/02 AM   4.2/ 4.7   0.2/ 0.7  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/12 AM   3.2/ 3.7   1.8/ 2.2   0.2/ 0.7    3-4      NONE
 24/01 PM   2.2/ 2.7   0.8/ 1.3  -0.2/ 0.2    5-6      NONE
 25/01 AM   2.7/ 3.2   1.4/ 1.9  -0.2/ 0.2    6-7      NONE
 25/02 PM   2.2/ 2.7   0.9/ 1.4  -0.2/ 0.2    5-6      NONE
 26/02 AM   2.7/ 3.2   1.3/ 1.8  -0.2/ 0.2     4       NONE
 26/02 PM   2.2/ 2.7   0.9/ 1.4  -0.2/ 0.2     4       NONE

$$

MAZ020-023-RIZ006>008-241615-
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SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-DUKES MA-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
414 AM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...OCEAN EXPOSED BEACHES ALONG THE SOUTH COAST.

* TIMING...THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...SEAS UP TO 7 FEET JUST OFFSHORE WILL RESULT IN
  HIGH SURF AND AN INCREASED RISK FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RIP CURRENT...SOMETIMES MISTAKENLY CALLED AN UNDERTOW...IS A STRONG BUT
NARROW CURRENT OF WATER FLOWING FROM THE BEACH TO THE SURF ZONE. IT CAN RAPIDLY
CARRY A SWIMMER INTO DEEPER WATER...AND EXHAUST AN INDIVIDUAL TRYING TO SWIM
AGAINST IT.

IF YOU ARE A POOR SWIMMER AND ARE CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
THE BEACH UNTIL OUT OF ITS PULL...THEN SWIM BACK TO SHORE. ANOTHER MEANS OF
ESCAPE FOR GOOD SWIMMERS IS TO RIDE THE CURRENT OUT UNTIL IT DISSIPATES...THEN
SWIM BACK TO SHORE OUTSIDE OF THE RIP CURRENT.

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY INTO THE RIP CURRENT...IT CAN EXHAUST AND DROWN
EVEN THE STRONGEST SWIMMER.

HEED THE ADVICE OF THE BEACH PATROL AND SWIM ONLY AT GUARDED BEACHES. BE
ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS NEAR PIERS AND JETTIES...WHERE RIP CURRENTS CAN BE
ENHANCED.

IN ADDITION...VIEWERS OF LARGE SURF SHOULD STAY IN SAFE AREAS WELL AWAY FROM
POSSIBLE SPLASHOVER. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE AVERAGE WAVE
HEIGHT...WHICH CAN SWEEP A PERSON INTO THE WATER FROM WHAT MAY SEEM TO BE A
SAFE VIEWING AREA. FALLING INTO TURBULENT AND SOMETIMES ROCKY WATERS CAN RESULT
IN INJURY THAT REDUCES THE CHANCE OF SURVIVAL.

&&

$$

MAZ007-015-016-019-022-241615-
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EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
BARNSTABLE MA-
414 AM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

...SPLASHOVER ON THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORELINE ROADS BETWEEN 10 PM AND 1 AM
TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...EAST COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...LESS THAN ONE HALF FOOT.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE NEAR MIDNIGHT.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...VERY MINOR INUNDATION OF THE TYPICAL MOST VULNERABLE
  SHORELINE ROADS.

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

NEWBURYPORT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 11.0 FT, MODERATE 12.5 FT, MAJOR 14.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/12 AM  10.3/10.8   0.8/ 1.3   0.0/ 0.5     2       NONE
 24/12 PM   8.6/ 9.1  -1.0/-0.5  -0.2/ 0.2    2-3      NONE
 25/01 AM  10.2/10.7   0.7/ 1.1  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE
 25/01 PM   8.7/ 9.2  -0.9/-0.4  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE
 26/01 AM  10.1/10.6   0.6/ 1.1  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE
 26/02 PM   8.7/ 9.2  -0.9/-0.4  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.0 FT, MODERATE 14.5 FT, MAJOR 15.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/11 PM  11.8/12.3   2.2/ 2.7   0.2/ 0.8    2-3      NONE
 24/12 PM   9.9/10.4   0.4/ 0.9  -0.2/ 0.3     3       NONE
 25/12 AM  11.4/11.9   1.9/ 2.3  -0.2/ 0.2    2-3      NONE
 25/01 PM   9.9/10.4   0.4/ 0.9  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE
 26/01 AM  11.3/11.8   1.8/ 2.2  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE
 26/02 PM   9.9/10.4   0.4/ 0.9  -0.2/ 0.2    2-3      NONE

BOSTON HARBOR
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.5 FT, MODERATE 15.0 FT, MAJOR 16.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.4 FT, MODERATE 4.9 FT, MAJOR 5.9 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/11 PM  12.1/12.6   2.0/ 2.5   0.0/ 0.5     1      MINOR
 24/12 PM  10.4/10.9   0.2/ 0.8  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE
 25/12 AM  12.0/12.5   1.9/ 2.3  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE
 25/01 PM  10.5/11.0   0.4/ 0.9  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE
 26/01 AM  11.9/12.4   1.8/ 2.2  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE
 26/02 PM  10.4/10.9   0.2/ 0.8  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE

REVERE
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.5 FT, MODERATE 15.0 FT, MAJOR 16.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.6 FT, MODERATE 5.1 FT, MAJOR 6.6 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/11 PM  12.2/12.7   2.2/ 2.7   0.2/ 0.8    1-2      NONE
 24/12 PM  10.4/10.9   0.5/ 1.0  -0.2/ 0.3     2       NONE
 25/12 AM  11.9/12.4   2.0/ 2.5  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE
 25/01 PM  10.4/10.9   0.5/ 1.0  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE
 26/01 AM  11.7/12.2   1.8/ 2.2  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE
 26/02 PM  10.3/10.8   0.4/ 0.9  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE

SCITUATE
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 11.5 FT, MODERATE 14.0 FT, MAJOR 16.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.8 FT, MODERATE 4.3 FT, MAJOR 6.3 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/11 PM  11.4/11.9   1.7/ 2.2   0.0/ 0.5    1-2      NONE
 24/12 PM   9.7/10.2   0.0/ 0.5  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE
 25/12 AM  11.3/11.8   1.6/ 2.0  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE
 25/01 PM   9.8/10.3   0.1/ 0.6  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE
 26/01 AM  11.3/11.8   1.6/ 2.0  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE
 26/02 PM   9.8/10.3   0.1/ 0.6  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE

SANDWICH / DENNIS
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 13.0 FT, MODERATE 14.0 FT, MAJOR 15.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 3.7 FT, MAJOR 5.2 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/11 PM  11.9/12.4   1.6/ 2.0   0.1/ 0.6     2       NONE
 24/12 PM  10.1/10.6  -0.2/ 0.2  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE
 25/12 AM  11.8/12.3   1.5/ 2.0  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE
 25/01 PM  10.2/10.7  -0.2/ 0.3  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE
 26/01 AM  11.7/12.2   1.4/ 1.9  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE
 26/02 PM  10.2/10.7  -0.2/ 0.3  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.5 FT, MODERATE 13.5 FT, MAJOR 15.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.4 FT, MODERATE 3.4 FT, MAJOR 4.9 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/11 PM  12.5/13.0   2.3/ 2.8   0.2/ 0.7    2-4      NONE
 24/12 PM  10.6/11.1   0.5/ 1.0  -0.2/ 0.2     3       NONE
 25/12 AM  12.2/12.7   2.1/ 2.6  -0.2/ 0.2    2-3      NONE
 25/01 PM  10.7/11.2   0.6/ 1.1  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE
 26/01 AM  12.1/12.6   2.0/ 2.5  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE
 26/02 PM  10.7/11.2   0.6/ 1.1  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 9.5 FT, MODERATE 12.0 FT, MAJOR 13.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.8 FT, MODERATE 4.3 FT, MAJOR 5.3 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/12 AM   7.0/ 7.5  -0.8/-0.2   0.1/ 0.6     3       NONE
 24/01 PM   5.4/ 5.9  -2.3/-1.9  -0.2/ 0.2    4-5      NONE
 25/01 AM   6.8/ 7.3  -1.0/-0.5  -0.2/ 0.2     4       NONE
 25/02 PM   5.5/ 6.0  -2.2/-1.8  -0.2/ 0.2     3       NONE
 26/02 AM   6.7/ 7.2  -1.1/-0.6  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 9.0 FT, MODERATE 10.5 FT, MAJOR 11.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 7.0 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/12 AM   5.1/ 5.6   0.6/ 1.1   0.2/ 0.8    2-3      NONE
 24/01 PM   3.5/ 4.0  -1.1/-0.6  -0.2/ 0.2     3       NONE
 25/01 AM   4.6/ 5.1   0.1/ 0.6  -0.2/ 0.2     3       NONE
 25/02 PM   3.6/ 4.1  -1.0/-0.5  -0.2/ 0.2     2       NONE
 26/02 AM   4.6/ 5.1   0.1/ 0.6  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 7.0 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/09 PM   3.6/ 4.1   1.6/ 2.0   0.2/ 0.8    2-3      NONE
 24/09 AM   2.7/ 3.2   0.7/ 1.1  -0.2/ 0.3     2       NONE
 24/10 PM   3.1/ 3.6   1.1/ 1.6  -0.2/ 0.2     1       NONE
 25/10 AM   2.7/ 3.2   0.7/ 1.1  -0.2/ 0.3    1-2      NONE
 25/10 PM   3.2/ 3.7   1.2/ 1.7  -0.2/ 0.3     1       NONE
 26/11 AM   2.6/ 3.1   0.6/ 1.1  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE

WINGS NECK
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 9.0 FT, MAJOR 11.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.2 FT, MODERATE 4.7 FT, MAJOR 7.2 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/08 PM   6.0/ 6.5   1.7/ 2.2   0.5/ 1.0    2-3      NONE
 24/09 AM   4.9/ 5.4   0.6/ 1.1   0.2/ 0.7     2       NONE
 24/09 PM   5.4/ 5.9   1.1/ 1.6  -0.2/ 0.3     2       NONE
 25/10 AM   4.7/ 5.2   0.4/ 0.9  -0.2/ 0.3    1-2      NONE
 25/10 PM   5.4/ 5.9   1.1/ 1.6   0.0/ 0.5     1       NONE
 26/11 AM   4.5/ 5.0   0.2/ 0.7  -0.2/ 0.2    1-2      NONE

$$

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