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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
427 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

MAZ019-022-024-070530-
/O.NEW.KBOX.CF.A.0002.160208T1400Z-160208T1800Z/
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
427 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COASTLINE FROM PLYMOUTH SOUTH
  THROUGH CAPE COD INCLUDING NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...AREAS OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ARE
  POSSIBLE. 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.

* TIMING...THE LATE MONDAY MORNING TO MIDDAY TIDE CYCLE.

* IMPACTS...A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS
  FOR MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING.

* UNCERTAINTY...IF THE OCEAN STORM TRACKS CLOSER TO THE COAST THIS
  WATCH MAY NEED TO BE EXPANDED NORTHWARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR MODERATE OR MAJOR
COASTAL FLOODING.  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.

MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING IS CONSIDERED SEVERE ENOUGH TO CAUSE AT LEAST SCATTERED
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE ALONG WITH WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS
AND/OR BASEMENTS.  SOME VULNERABLE HOMES WILL BE SEVERELY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
NUMEROUS ROADS ARE IMPASSABLE...SOME WITH WASHOUTS SEVERE ENOUGH TO BE LIFE-
THREATENING IF ONE ATTEMPTED TO CROSS ON FOOT OR BY VEHICLE. SOME NEIGHBORHOODS
WILL BE ISOLATED. EVACUATION OF SOME NEIGHBORHOODS MAY BE NECESSARY.

&&

NOCERA

&&

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

SCITUATE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    7.5- 8.0    06/10 PM   -1.1/-0.6     2        NONE
    9.2- 9.7    07/10 AM   -0.9/-0.4    1-2       NONE
    8.8- 9.3    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    2-6       NONE
   11.6-12.1    08/11 AM    1.2/ 1.7     13      MINOR
   10.7-11.2    08/11 PM    1.2/ 1.7     7        NONE
   10.8-11.3    09/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     7        NONE

SANDWICH / DENNIS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    7.4- 7.9    06/10 PM   -1.1/-0.6    1-2       NONE
    9.1- 9.6    07/10 AM   -0.8/-0.2     1        NONE
    8.8- 9.3    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.3    1-4       NONE
   11.7-12.2    08/11 AM    1.5/ 2.0     9       MINOR
   10.7-11.2    08/11 PM    1.4/ 1.9    3-4       NONE
   10.8-11.3    09/11 AM    0.2/ 0.8     3        NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    8.1- 8.6    06/10 PM   -1.0/-0.5     2        NONE
    9.8-10.3    07/10 AM   -0.8/-0.2     1        NONE
    9.3- 9.8    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    1-5       NONE
   12.1-12.6    08/11 AM    1.2/ 1.7    5-6      MINOR
   11.3-11.8    08/11 PM    1.3/ 1.8    4-5       NONE
   11.4-11.9    09/12 PM    0.2/ 0.7     4        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    4.4- 4.9    06/11 PM   -1.0/-0.5     3        NONE
    5.9- 6.4    07/11 AM   -0.8/-0.2    2-3       NONE
    5.5- 6.0    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.3    4-7       NONE
    8.2- 8.7    08/11 AM    1.3/ 1.8   14-15     MINOR
    6.9- 7.4    09/12 AM    1.0/ 1.5     8        NONE
    7.2- 7.7    09/12 PM    0.2/ 0.7    7-8       NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    2.5- 3.0    06/11 PM   -1.0/-0.5     2        NONE
    3.7- 4.2    07/11 AM   -0.8/-0.2     1        NONE
    3.4- 3.9    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    1-3       NONE
    5.6- 6.1    08/11 AM    1.0/ 1.5     3        NONE
    4.9- 5.4    09/12 AM    1.1/ 1.6     4        NONE
    4.7- 5.2    09/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     4        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    1.1- 1.6    06/06 PM   -0.7/-0.2     1        NONE
    1.8- 2.2    07/07 AM   -0.7/-0.2     1        NONE
    1.5- 2.0    07/07 PM   -0.5/ 0.0     1        NONE
    3.5- 4.0    08/08 AM    1.0/ 1.5     3        NONE
    3.7- 4.2    08/08 PM    1.8/ 2.2    1-3       NONE
    2.7- 3.2    09/09 AM    0.2/ 0.8     2        NONE

WINGS NECK

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    3.0- 3.5    06/07 PM   -0.6/-0.1     1        NONE
    3.7- 4.2    07/08 AM   -0.7/-0.2     1        NONE
    3.5- 4.0    07/08 PM   -0.3/ 0.2     1        NONE
    5.2- 5.7    08/09 AM    0.5/ 1.0     3        NONE
    5.7- 6.2    08/09 PM    1.6/ 2.0    1-2       NONE
    5.2- 5.7    09/09 AM    0.4/ 0.9     1        NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    1.9- 2.3    06/11 PM   -1.0/-0.5     2        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    07/11 AM   -0.9/-0.4     1        NONE
    2.8- 3.4    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.3    2-4       NONE
    4.9- 5.4    08/12 PM    1.3/ 1.8    6-7      MINOR
    4.2- 4.7    09/12 AM    1.1/ 1.6    3-4       NONE
    3.7- 4.2    09/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     4        NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    2.1- 2.6    06/10 PM   -1.0/-0.5     3        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    07/11 AM   -0.8/-0.2    2-3       NONE
    3.1- 3.6    07/11 PM    0.0/ 0.5    4-6       NONE
    5.1- 5.6    08/11 AM    1.5/ 2.0     10      MINOR
    4.4- 4.9    09/12 AM    1.1/ 1.6     8        NONE
    3.9- 4.4    09/12 PM    0.2/ 0.7    7-8       NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    1.2- 1.7    06/11 PM   -1.1/-0.6     3        NONE
    1.9- 2.3    07/11 AM   -0.8/-0.2    2-3       NONE
    2.1- 2.6    07/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    3-4       NONE
    3.7- 4.2    08/11 AM    1.1/ 1.6    5-6       NONE
    3.6- 4.1    09/12 AM    1.1/ 1.6     4        NONE
    2.8- 3.4    09/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6    4-5       NONE

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