Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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000 WHUS41 KGYX 210105 CFWGYX URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015 ...COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED TONIGHT... .THE COMBINATION OF HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES AND A STRENGTHENING ONSHORE WIND WILL RAISE TIDE LEVELS IN THE GULF OF MAINE TONIGHT. STORM SURGE FLOODING IS LIKELY TONIGHT...WITH A HIGH TIDE OF 11.4 FEET MLLW AT PORTLAND COMBINED WITH AN EXPECTED 1 TO 2 FT STORM SURGE. MEZ023-024-NHZ014-210700- /O.CON.KGYX.CF.W.0003.150421T0300Z-150421T0700Z/ COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM- 905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT TUESDAY... * LOCATION...COASTAL NEW HAMPSHIRE AND SOUTHERN COASTAL MAINE. * COASTAL FLOODING...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. BEACHES WILL SEE EROSION AND OVERWASH AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. * TIMING...HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AT PORTLAND IS AROUND 121 AM TUESDAY. HIGH WATER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AN HOUR OR TWO ON EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE. * IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE COAST IS POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH BEACH EROSION. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. && $$ MEZ025>028-210700- /O.CON.KGYX.CF.Y.0002.150421T0300Z-150421T0700Z/ SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO- 905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT TUESDAY... * LOCATION... MID-COAST MAINE. * COASTAL FLOODING...COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH A SURGE OF AROUND 1 FOOT...POSSIBLY UP TO 1.5 FEET. * TIMING...HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AT PORTLAND IS AROUND 121 AM TUESDAY. HIGH WATER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AN HOUR OR TWO ON EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE. * IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE COAST IS POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH BEACH EROSION. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE. && $$ LEGRO

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