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

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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.

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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.

&&

$$

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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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