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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
248 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

MEZ029-030-091700-
/O.CON.KCAR.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T1700Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
248 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY...

* LOCATIONS...COASTAL WASHINGTON AND HANCOCK COUNTIES.

* COASTAL FLOODING...OVERTOPPING OF SEA WATER OVER MAXIMUM
  ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE POSITIONS MOSTLY DUE TO LARGE WAVE
  RUNUP IN AREAS EXPOSED TO LARGE OCEAN WAVES.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...OVERWASH IS POSSIBLE AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE ON
  TUESDAY. HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AROUND 11 AM TUESDAY MORNING.
  DEPOSIT OF SMALL ROCKS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG STRETCHES OF
  AFFECTED ROADWAYS.

* LOCATIONS...POSSIBLE ROAD IMPACTS IN COASTAL HANCOCK COUNTY:
  SEAWALL ROAD...AND IN SEAL HARBOR AND WINTER HARBOR. POSSIBLE
  ROADS IN COASTAL WASHINGTON COUNTY: INNER HARBOR...ROUTE 192
  AND LOW LYING ROADS ALONG MACHIAS BAY. LASTLY...STAY AWAY FROM
  ROCK JETTIES ALONG SCENIC OCEAN OVERLOOKS SUBJECT TO LARGE
  WAVE ACTION SUCH AS THUNDER HOLE IN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK.

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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