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

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000 WHUS41 KGYX 272027 CFWGYX URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 327 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015 ...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG WITH SPLASH-OVER AND BEACH EROSION EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON SOUTH OF PORTLAND... .AN INTENSE STORM WILL REMAIN IN THE GULF OF MAINE THROUGH THIS EVENING. STORM FORCE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING. NEARSHORE WAVES AS REPORTED BY BUOYS SEVERAL MILES OFF THE COAST WILL BE 15 TO 25 FEET OFF COASTAL YORK AND ROCKINGHAM COUNTIES. SPLASH-OVER...BEACH EROSION AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL OCCUR WITH STREET FLOODING IN THE BACK BAY AREA OF HAMPTON...GRANITE POINT AND THE WHARF AREA IN PORTLAND. MEZ023-024-NHZ014-272300- /O.CON.KGYX.CF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150127T2300Z/ COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM- 327 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... * LOCATION...COASTAL CUMBERLAND...COASTAL YORK AND COASTAL ROCKINGHAM COUNTIES. * IMPACTS...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND MODERATE SPLASHOVER AND BEACH EROSION ARE LIKELY AROUND HIGH TIDE. * TIMING...WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF THE 5 PM HIGH TIDE. 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. && $$ MEZ025>028-272300- /O.CON.KGYX.CF.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150127T2300Z/ SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO- 327 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... * LOCATION...MIDCOAST REGION ALONG THE MAINE COAST. * IMPACT...SPLASH-OVER AND EROSION IS EXPECTED NEAR THE TIME OF THE LATE AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE. * TIMING...WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF THE 5 PM HIGH TIDE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE. && $$

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