Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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000 WHUS41 KGYX 280235 CFWGYX URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 1035 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017 ...SPLASH OVER AND MINOR BEACH EROSION POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT... .LONG PERIOD NEARSHORE WAVES 5-7 FEET WILL CONTINUE ALONG SOUTHWEST COASTAL MAINE AND THE SEACOAST OF NEW HAMPSHIRE THROUGH THE ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE OF 11.7 FEET TO OCCUR SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT, 1242 AM IN PORTLAND. THE COMBINATION OF THE WAVES AND A STORM SURGE OF ABOUT A HALF A FOOT WILL BRING THE STORM TIDE TO AROUND 12 FEET AND MAY LEAD TO SOME SPLASH-OVER OR BEACH EROSION INTO THE PRE-DAWN HOURS. MEZ023-024-NHZ014-280700- /O.CON.KGYX.CF.Y.0007.170428T0400Z-170428T0700Z/ COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM- 1035 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT FRIDAY... * LOCATION...THE NEW HAMPSHIRE SEACOAST AND THE BEACHES OF SOUTHWEST MAINE TO THE SOUTH OF PORTLAND. * COASTAL FLOODING...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES AND LONG PERIOD WAVES WILL CREATE A THREAT FOR SPLASH OVER AND BEACH EROSION NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT. SOME MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE. * TIMING...NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT, AROUND 1242 AM IN PORTLAND. * IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR SPLASH OVER AND MINOR BEACH EROSION. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE. && $$

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