Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
000
WHUS41 KBOX 061942
CFWBOX

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
342 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024-070345-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.Y.0010.160507T0200Z-160507T0600Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
342 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...ENTIRE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COASTLINE FROM SALISBURY
  TO BOSTON TO CAPE COD INCLUDING NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...HIGH WATER LEVELS WILL RESULT IN MINOR
  COASTAL FLOODING/INUNDATION. GIVEN THE LACK OF WAVE ACTION NOT
  EXPECTING AS MUCH SPLASH OVER FROM LARGE BREAKING WAVES.

* TIMING...10 PM TONIGHT THROUGH 2 AM SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE
  ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE. THE
  MAJORITY OF ROADS REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES.
  THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE... AND IMPACT ON PROPERTY
  IS MINIMAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF
THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT
OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE SPLASHOVER. THE MAJORITY OF ROADS REMAIN
PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES. THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT
THREAT TO LIFE...AND IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

NEWBURYPORT

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   10.8-11.3    07/12 AM    0.5/ 1.0     4        NONE
    9.0- 9.5    07/01 PM   -0.2/ 0.2     3        NONE
   10.2-10.7    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     3        NONE
    8.9- 9.4    08/02 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    2-3       NONE
   10.2-10.7    09/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     2        NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   11.3-11.8    07/12 AM    0.0/ 0.5    4-5       NONE
   10.3-10.8    07/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5    3-4       NONE
   11.4-11.9    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     3        NONE
   10.2-10.7    08/01 PM    0.0/ 0.5     3        NONE
   11.2-11.7    09/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     3        NONE

REVERE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   12.0-12.5    07/12 AM    0.1/ 0.6    3-4       NONE
   11.0-11.5    07/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     3        NONE
   11.9-12.4    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     2        NONE
   10.8-11.3    08/01 PM    0.0/ 0.5     2        NONE
   11.6-12.1    09/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     2        NONE

BOSTON HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   12.9-13.4    07/12 AM    0.6/ 1.1     1       MINOR
   11.2-11.7    07/12 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     1        NONE
   12.2-12.7    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     1       MINOR
   11.0-11.5    08/01 PM   -0.2/ 0.2     1        NONE
   12.0-12.5    09/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.2    1-2       NONE

SCITUATE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   12.1-12.6    07/12 AM    0.7/ 1.1    3-4      MINOR
   10.6-11.1    07/12 PM    0.2/ 0.7    2-3       NONE
   11.6-12.1    08/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     2       MINOR
   10.4-10.9    08/01 PM    0.0/ 0.5     2        NONE
   11.3-11.8    09/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     2        NONE

SANDWICH / DENNIS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   11.9-12.4    07/12 AM    0.7/ 1.1    1-2       NONE
   10.5-11.0    07/12 PM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE
   11.3-11.8    08/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
   10.1-10.6    08/01 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     1        NONE
   10.9-11.4    09/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.2    2-3       NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   12.1-12.6    07/12 AM    0.1/ 0.6     1        NONE
   11.1-11.6    07/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     1        NONE
   11.9-12.4    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.3    1-2       NONE
   10.9-11.4    08/01 PM    0.0/ 0.5     2        NONE
   11.6-12.1    09/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     4        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    8.3- 8.8    07/01 AM    0.8/ 1.3    4-5       NONE
    6.8- 7.3    07/01 PM    0.2/ 0.7    3-4       NONE
    7.6- 8.1    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     3        NONE
    6.4- 6.9    08/02 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     4        NONE
    7.4- 7.9    09/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     4        NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    5.2- 5.7    07/12 AM    0.1/ 0.6     1        NONE
    4.2- 4.7    07/01 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     1        NONE
    5.2- 5.7    08/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     2        NONE
    4.2- 4.7    08/02 PM    0.0/ 0.5     2        NONE
    5.0- 5.5    09/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     3        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    3.1- 3.6    06/09 PM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
    2.2- 2.7    07/09 AM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
    3.2- 3.7    07/10 PM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE
    2.2- 2.7    08/10 AM    0.1/ 0.6     1        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    08/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    2-3       NONE

WINGS NECK

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    5.2- 5.7    06/10 PM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
    4.5- 5.0    07/10 AM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
    5.6- 6.1    07/11 PM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE
    4.7- 5.2    08/11 AM    0.2/ 0.8    1-2       NONE
    5.0- 5.5    08/11 PM   -0.2/ 0.2    1-2       NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    4.7- 5.2    07/01 AM    0.7/ 1.1    1-2      MINOR
    3.6- 4.1    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6     1        NONE
    3.9- 4.4    08/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     2        NONE
    3.4- 3.9    08/02 PM    0.0/ 0.5    2-3       NONE
    3.7- 4.2    09/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     3        NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    4.6- 5.1    07/01 AM    0.7/ 1.1    4-5       NONE
    3.7- 4.2    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6    3-4       NONE
    3.9- 4.4    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     4        NONE
    3.5- 4.0    08/02 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     4        NONE
    3.7- 4.2    09/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.2    4-5       NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    2.8- 3.4    07/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     5        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6     4        NONE
    3.0- 3.5    08/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     4        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    08/02 PM    0.0/ 0.5    3-4       NONE
    2.7- 3.2    09/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     4        NONE

$$

$$
FOR THE LATEST UPDATES...PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON

YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/US.NATIONALWEATHERSERVICE.BOSTON.GOV

YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AT
@NWSBOSTON


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.