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000 WHUS41 KBOX 260857 CFWBOX COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 357 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...SIGNIFICANT COASTAL FLOODING AND SEVERE BEACH EROSION EXPECTED FOR THE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE AND POSSIBLY AGAIN FOR THE LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE... MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024-261700- /O.CON.KBOX.CF.W.0001.150127T0800Z-150127T1200Z/ /O.CON.KBOX.CF.A.0001.150127T2000Z-150128T0000Z/ EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA- EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA- 357 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY... ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... * LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST INCLUDING CAPE COD AND NANTUCKET. * COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE TO ISOLATED AREAS OF MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG WITH SEVERE BEACH EROSION. * TIMING...DURING THE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE AND POSSIBLY AGAIN FOR THE LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE. * IMPACTS...FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND BASEMENTS EXPECTED DURING THE TUESDAY EARLY MORNING HIGH TIDE. SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IS LIKELY IN THE MOST VULNERABLE LOCATIONS. SEVERE BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED FOR THE TUESDAY EARLY MORNING HIGH TIDE AND REMAINS A THREAT FOR THE LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE. THIS STORM HAS ENOUGH INTENSITY THAT COULD CAUSE NEW INLETS 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. 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. && && 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 ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 9.3 26/04 AM 9.3 0.0 3 NONE 8.7 26/04 PM 8.7 0.0 3-5 NONE 11.9 27/05 AM 9.2 2.7 13-18 MDT-MAJOR 11.2 27/05 PM 8.2 3.0 17-21 MODERATE 10.4 28/06 AM 8.9 1.5 8-10 NONE 7.7 28/06 PM 7.7 0.0 3-4 NONE GLOUCESTER HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 10.2 26/03 AM 10.2 0.0 4 NONE 9.6 26/04 PM 9.5 0.1 4-6 NONE 13.0 27/04 AM 10.0 3.0 14-20 MODERATE 12.2 27/05 PM 9.0 3.2 20-26 MODERATE 11.3 28/05 AM 9.8 1.5 10-11 MINOR 8.5 28/06 PM 8.5 0.0 4-5 NONE REVERE TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 10.7 26/03 AM 10.7 0.0 2 NONE 10.1 26/04 PM 10.0 0.1 4-6 NONE 13.7 27/04 AM 10.4 3.3 12-17 MINOR-MDT 12.9 27/05 PM 9.4 3.5 16-21 MINOR-MDT 11.4 28/06 AM 10.1 1.3 7-9 NONE 9.0 28/06 PM 9.0 0.0 3-4 NONE BOSTON HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 10.8 26/03 AM 10.8 0.0 1 NONE 10.2 26/04 PM 10.1 0.1 3 NONE 13.8 27/04 AM 10.5 3.3 2-3 MINOR-MDT 13.0 27/05 PM 9.5 3.5 2 MINOR 11.7 28/05 AM 10.2 1.5 2 NONE 9.1 28/06 PM 9.1 0.0 2 NONE SCITUATE TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 10.6 26/04 AM 10.6 0.0 3 NONE 10.0 26/04 PM 9.9 0.1 4-7 NONE 13.8 27/04 AM 10.4 3.4 13-20 MDT-MAJOR 13.2 27/05 PM 9.4 3.8 21-26 MDT-MAJOR 11.9 28/06 AM 10.2 1.7 9-12 MINOR 8.9 28/06 PM 8.9 0.0 4-5 NONE SANDWICH HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 9.8 26/03 AM 9.8 0.0 3-4 NONE 9.3 26/04 PM 9.2 0.1 4-5 NONE 12.5 27/04 AM 9.6 2.9 10-14 MODERATE 12.5 27/05 PM 8.7 3.8 16-19 MODERATE 11.2 28/05 AM 9.3 1.9 7-10 NONE 8.2 28/06 PM 8.2 0.0 2 NONE PROVINCETOWN HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 10.6 26/04 AM 10.6 0.0 1 NONE 10.0 26/04 PM 10.0 0.0 2-5 NONE 13.2 27/05 AM 10.3 2.9 6 MINOR-MDT 12.4 27/05 PM 9.4 3.0 4-6 MINOR-MDT 10.4 28/06 AM 10.1 0.3 3 NONE 9.0 28/06 PM 9.0 0.0 3 NONE CHATHAM - EAST COAST TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 6.9 26/04 AM 6.9 0.0 4 NONE 6.6 26/05 PM 6.4 0.2 5-9 NONE 10.4 27/05 AM 6.8 3.6 17-23 MAJOR 9.9 27/06 PM 6.0 3.9 19-25 MINOR 8.4 28/06 AM 6.7 1.7 10-12 NONE 5.7 28/07 PM 5.7 0.0 4-6 NONE CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 4.6 26/04 AM 4.6 0.0 1 NONE 4.4 26/05 PM 4.2 0.2 3 NONE 7.4 27/05 AM 4.6 2.8 3-4 NONE 6.6 27/06 PM 4.0 2.6 4 NONE 4.6 28/07 AM 4.6 0.0 3 NONE 3.8 28/07 PM 3.8 0.0 2-3 NONE BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 1.8 26/01 PM 1.8 0.0 1-3 NONE 4.1 27/01 AM 2.0 2.1 3 NONE 3.1 27/02 PM 1.5 1.6 4 NONE 1.9 28/03 AM 1.9 0.0 3 NONE 1.4 28/03 PM 1.4 0.0 1-2 NONE WINGS NECK TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 3.3 26/03 AM 3.3 0.0 1 NONE 4.0 26/02 PM 3.9 0.1 1-3 NONE 6.2 27/02 AM 4.2 2.0 3 NONE 5.1 27/03 PM 3.5 1.6 3 NONE 4.0 28/03 AM 4.0 0.0 3 NONE 3.2 28/04 PM 3.2 0.0 1-2 NONE NANTUCKET HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 3.5 26/05 AM 3.5 0.0 2-3 NONE 3.4 26/05 PM 3.2 0.2 4-5 NONE 6.4 27/05 AM 3.5 2.9 8-10 MODERATE 6.2 27/06 PM 3.0 3.2 8-9 MODERATE 4.8 28/07 AM 3.4 1.4 4-5 MINOR 2.9 28/07 PM 2.9 0.0 2-3 NONE NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 3.4 26/04 AM 3.4 0.0 4 NONE 3.4 26/05 PM 3.2 0.2 5-8 NONE 7.0 27/05 AM 3.4 3.6 12 MODERATE 7.0 27/06 PM 3.1 3.9 11-12 MODERATE 5.0 28/06 AM 3.3 1.7 9 NONE 2.9 28/07 PM 2.9 0.0 4-5 NONE NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 2.6 26/04 AM 2.6 0.0 3-4 NONE 2.6 26/05 PM 2.4 0.2 3-4 NONE 5.0 27/05 AM 2.5 2.5 7-8 NONE 4.4 27/06 PM 2.3 2.1 6-8 NONE 2.4 28/06 AM 2.4 0.0 5 NONE 2.2 28/07 PM 2.2 0.0 2-3 NONE $$ MAZ023-261700- /O.CON.KBOX.CF.W.0001.150127T0800Z-150127T1200Z/ DUKES MA- 357 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY... * LOCATION...EAST AND NORTHEAST FACING SHORELINES OF MARTHAS VINEYARD. * COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED. * TIMING...EARLY TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE * IMPACTS...SOME VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS WILL LIKELY BE FLOODED AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. SOME BEACH EROSION IS ALSO EXPECTED. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES ARE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARMS WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED. && && ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR. VINEYARD HAVEN TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 1.3 26/02 PM 1.2 0.1 2-3 NONE 1.8 26/05 PM 1.5 0.3 2-3 NONE 5.5 27/05 AM 2.0 3.5 3 MINOR 4.8 27/06 PM 1.5 3.3 3 NONE 3.6 28/06 AM 2.1 1.5 3 NONE 1.5 28/07 PM 1.5 0.0 2-3 NONE $$ FOR THE LATEST UPDATES...PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSBOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AT @NWSBOSTON

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