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000 WHUS41 KBOX 261544 CFWBOX URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 1044 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...SIGNIFICANT COASTAL FLOODING AND SEVERE BEACH EROSION EXPECTED FOR THE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON HIGH TIDES... MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024-262345- /O.UPG.KBOX.CF.A.0001.150127T2000Z-150128T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KBOX.CF.W.0002.150127T2000Z-150128T0000Z/ /O.CON.KBOX.CF.W.0001.150127T0800Z-150127T1200Z/ EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA- EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA- 1044 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY... ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FOR BOTH THE EARLY MORNING AND LATE AFTERNOON HIGH TIDES ON TUESDAY. * 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...DURING THE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE AND AGAIN FOR THE LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE. * IMPACTS...FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND BASEMENTS EXPECTED DURING THE TUESDAY EARLY MORNING AND LATE AFTERNOON HIGH TIDES. SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IS LIKELY IN THE MOST VULNERABLE LOCATIONS. SEVERE BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED FOR BOTH TUESDAY 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. 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. && && 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 ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 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 8.7 29/07 AM 8.7 0.0 2 NONE GLOUCESTER HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 9.6 26/04 PM 9.5 0.1 4-6 NONE 13.0 27/04 AM 10.0 3.0 14-17 MODERATE 12.2 27/05 PM 9.0 3.2 19-25 MINOR 11.3 28/05 AM 9.8 1.5 10-11 MINOR 8.5 28/06 PM 8.5 0.0 4-5 NONE 9.6 29/07 AM 9.6 0.0 2 NONE REVERE TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 10.1 26/04 PM 10.0 0.1 4-6 NONE 13.7 27/04 AM 10.4 3.3 12-16 MINOR-MDT 12.9 27/05 PM 9.4 3.5 16-21 MINOR 11.4 28/06 AM 10.1 1.3 7-9 NONE 9.0 28/06 PM 9.0 0.0 3-4 NONE 9.9 29/07 AM 9.9 0.0 2 NONE BOSTON HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 10.2 26/04 PM 10.1 0.1 2 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 10.0 29/06 AM 10.0 0.0 1 NONE SCITUATE TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 10.0 26/04 PM 9.9 0.1 4-6 NONE 13.8 27/04 AM 10.4 3.4 13-21 MDT-MAJOR 13.2 27/05 PM 9.4 3.8 19-27 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 10.0 29/07 AM 10.0 0.0 2 NONE SANDWICH HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 9.3 26/04 PM 9.2 0.1 4-6 NONE 12.5 27/04 AM 9.6 2.9 10-13 MODERATE 12.5 27/05 PM 8.7 3.8 16-18 MODERATE 11.2 28/05 AM 9.3 1.9 7-10 NONE 8.2 28/06 PM 8.2 0.0 2 NONE 9.1 29/06 AM 9.1 0.0 1-2 NONE PROVINCETOWN HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 10.0 26/04 PM 10.0 0.0 2-4 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 9.8 29/07 AM 9.8 0.0 2 NONE CHATHAM - EAST COAST TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 6.6 26/05 PM 6.4 0.2 5-9 NONE 10.3 27/05 AM 6.8 3.5 19-27 MAJOR 9.8 27/06 PM 6.0 3.8 20-21 MDT-MAJOR 8.4 28/06 AM 6.7 1.7 10-12 NONE 5.7 28/07 PM 5.7 0.0 4-6 NONE 6.6 29/07 AM 6.6 0.0 3 NONE CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 4.4 26/05 PM 4.2 0.2 2-3 NONE 7.4 27/05 AM 4.6 2.8 3-4 NONE 6.6 27/06 PM 4.0 2.6 4-6 NONE 4.6 28/07 AM 4.6 0.0 3 NONE 3.8 28/07 PM 3.8 0.0 2-3 NONE 4.6 29/07 AM 4.6 0.0 1 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 2-4 NONE 4.1 27/01 AM 2.0 2.1 2-3 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 1.9 29/04 AM 1.9 0.0 1 NONE WINGS NECK TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 4.0 26/02 PM 3.9 0.1 2-3 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 3.9 29/05 AM 3.9 0.0 1 NONE NANTUCKET HARBOR TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 3.4 26/05 PM 3.2 0.2 2-4 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 3.4 29/07 AM 3.4 0.0 1 NONE NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 3.4 26/04 PM 3.2 0.2 5-7 NONE 3.4 26/05 PM 3.2 0.2 5-8 NONE 7.0 27/05 AM 3.4 3.6 20-23 MAJOR 7.0 27/06 PM 3.1 3.9 16-18 MDT-MAJOR 5.0 28/06 AM 3.3 1.7 9 NONE 2.9 28/07 PM 2.9 0.0 4-5 NONE 3.2 29/07 AM 3.2 0.0 3 NONE NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 2.6 26/04 PM 2.4 0.2 4-5 NONE 2.6 26/05 PM 2.4 0.2 4 NONE 5.0 27/05 AM 2.5 2.5 7-8 NONE 4.4 27/06 PM 2.3 2.1 7-8 NONE 2.4 28/06 AM 2.4 0.0 5 NONE 2.2 28/07 PM 2.2 0.0 2-3 NONE 2.4 29/07 AM 2.4 0.0 1 NONE $$ MAZ023-262345- /O.CON.KBOX.CF.W.0001.150127T0800Z-150127T1200Z/ DUKES MA- 1044 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY... * LOCATION...EAST AND NORTHEAST FACING SHORELINES OF MARTHAS VINEYARD. * COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED. * TIMING...EARLY TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE * IMPACTS...SOME VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS WILL LIKELY BE FLOODED AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. SOME BEACH EROSION IS ALSO EXPECTED. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES ARE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARMS WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED. && && ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR. VINEYARD HAVEN TOTAL ASTRO TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 1.3 26/02 PM 1.2 0.1 2-4 NONE 1.8 26/05 PM 1.5 0.3 3-4 NONE 5.5 27/05 AM 2.0 3.5 3 MINOR 4.8 27/06 PM 1.5 3.3 3 NONE 3.6 28/06 AM 2.1 1.5 3 NONE 1.5 28/07 PM 1.5 0.0 2-3 NONE 2.2 29/07 AM 2.2 0.0 1 NONE $$ THOMPSON 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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