Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
404 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE MONDAY EVENING ...

NYZ079>081-179-221100-
/O.NEW.KOKX.CF.A.0001.170123T2000Z-170124T0300Z/
NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHERN NASSAU-
404 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...ALONG SOUTHERN AND EASTERN BAYS OF LONG
  ISLAND...AND ALONG THE ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...3 1/2 TO 4 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.

* TIMING...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING AROUND THE TIMES OF
  ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE...BETWEEN 4 PM AND 9 PM.

* BEACH EROSION IMPACTS...ELEVATED WATER LEVELS IN COMBINATION
  WITH 8 TO 12 FT SURF ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE WIDESPREAD DUNE
  EROSION AND LOCALIZED OVERWASHES ALONG THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
  BEACHFRONT LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

* TIDAL IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE
  SHORE ROADS AND/OR ADJACENT PROPERTIES DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM
  TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED.
  ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED ALONG THE IMMEDIATE
  SHORELINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

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