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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1132 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...MINOR WITH ISOLATED POCKETS OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ARE
POSSIBLE DURING THE SATURDAY EVENING AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
HIGH TIDE CYCLES...

MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024-011145-
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EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
1132 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST INCLUDING THE NORTH
  FACING PORTIONS OF CAPE COD AND NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR WITH ISOLATED POCKETS OF MODERATE
  COASTAL FLOODING ARE POSSIBLE. THE HIGHEST RISK AREA APPEARS
  TO BE IN THE SCITUATE AND HULL AREAS. BEACH EROSION IS ALSO
  EXPECTED.

* TIMING...DURING THE SATURDAY EVENING AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  HIGH TIDE CYCLES. WHILE BOTH HIGH TIDE CYCLES ARE A CONCERN...
  THE LATEST DATA SUGGESTS THE SATURDAY EVENING HIGH TIDE WILL
  POSE THE GREATEST RISK.

* IMPACTS...SOME OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS MAY BE
  FLOODED AND IMPASSABLE FOR A TIME DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH
  TIDE. BASEMENT FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE ALONG WITH BEACH
  EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR
MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING.  MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING
PRODUCES FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE
TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION.

&&

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

NEWBURYPORT

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      8.8    01/07 AM     8.3      0.5      3-4       NONE       4-6
     11.0    01/07 PM     8.7      2.3     12-15     MINOR      14-17
     10.7    02/08 AM     8.6      2.1     10-14     MINOR      14-17
      8.7    02/08 PM     8.7      0.0      4-5       NONE       5-6
      8.9    03/09 AM     8.9      0.0       2        NONE        3
      7.5    03/08 PM     7.5      0.0       2        NONE        3

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      9.5    01/06 AM     9.0      0.5      4-5       NONE       4-5
     11.8    01/07 PM     9.4      2.4     11-14     MINOR      13-17
     11.5    02/08 AM     9.4      2.1     11-13     MINOR      13-16
      9.5    02/08 PM     9.5      0.0      5-6       NONE       6-7
      9.8    03/09 AM     9.8      0.0       3        NONE        4
      9.0    03/08 PM     9.0      0.0       3        NONE        3

REVERE

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
     10.1    01/07 AM     9.5      0.6      3-4       NONE       3-5
     12.4    01/07 PM     9.9      2.5      7-9      MINOR      11-14
     12.0    02/08 AM     9.8      2.2      7-8      MINOR      11-13
     10.0    02/08 PM    10.0      0.0      3-4       NONE       4-5
     10.2    03/09 AM    10.2      0.0       2        NONE        3
      9.5    03/08 PM     9.5      0.0       2        NONE        2

BOSTON HARBOR

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
     10.3    01/07 AM     9.7      0.6      1-2       NONE       1-2
     12.7    01/07 PM    10.2      2.5       3       MINOR        3
     12.3    02/08 AM    10.1      2.2       3       MINOR        3
     10.3    02/08 PM    10.3      0.0      2-3       NONE       2-3
     10.5    03/08 AM    10.5      0.0       2        NONE        2
      9.8    03/08 PM     9.8      0.0       1        NONE        1

SCITUATE

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      9.7    01/07 AM     9.1      0.6      4-5       NONE       5-6
     12.1    01/07 PM     9.6      2.5     12-16    MINOR-MDT    14-19
     11.7    02/08 AM     9.5      2.2     14-18     MINOR      15-19
      9.7    02/08 PM     9.7      0.0      5-6       NONE        7
     10.0    03/09 AM    10.0      0.0       3        NONE        4
      9.0    03/08 PM     9.0      0.0       2        NONE        3

SANDWICH HARBOR

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      9.4    01/06 AM     8.9      0.5      3-4       NONE       3-4
     11.6    01/07 PM     9.3      2.3      7-11     MINOR       9-13
     11.1    02/08 AM     9.2      1.9      9-11     MINOR      12-14
      9.4    02/08 PM     9.4      0.0      4-5       NONE        6
      9.6    03/08 AM     9.6      0.0       3        NONE        4
      9.0    03/08 PM     9.0      0.0       3        NONE        3

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
     10.3    01/07 AM     9.7      0.6       3        NONE        3
     12.6    01/07 PM    10.2      2.4      7-11    MINOR-MDT     6-8
     12.2    02/08 AM    10.0      2.2      9-11     MINOR       8-10
     10.2    02/08 PM    10.2      0.0      5-6       NONE       5-6
     10.4    03/09 AM    10.4      0.0       4        NONE        4
      9.6    03/08 PM     9.6      0.0       3        NONE        3

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      6.4    01/07 AM     5.9      0.5      5-7       NONE       6-8
      8.6    01/08 PM     6.3      2.3     13-14     MINOR      16-18
      8.1    02/08 AM     6.2      1.9     14-16     MINOR      17-20
      6.3    02/09 PM     6.3      0.0      7-8       NONE      10-11
      6.5    03/09 AM     6.5      0.0       5        NONE        7
      5.1    03/08 PM     5.1      0.0       4        NONE        6

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      4.6    01/07 AM     4.1      0.5      3-4       NONE        3
      6.7    01/08 PM     4.4      2.3       5        NONE       4-5
      6.1    02/08 AM     4.3      1.8       5        NONE        5
      4.4    02/09 PM     4.4      0.0       4        NONE        4
      4.5    03/09 AM     4.5      0.0       3        NONE        3
      3.5    03/08 PM     3.5      0.0       3        NONE        3

NANTUCKET HARBOR

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      3.7    01/07 AM     3.2      0.5      3-4       NONE       3-4
      5.7    01/08 PM     3.4      2.3      5-6      MINOR       5-6
      5.0    02/09 AM     3.3      1.7       5       MINOR        5
      3.4    02/09 PM     3.4      0.0       4        NONE        4
      3.5    03/09 AM     3.5      0.0       3        NONE        3
      2.7    03/08 PM     2.7      0.0       3        NONE        3

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      3.6    01/07 AM     3.1      0.5      5-7       NONE       6-7
      5.6    01/08 PM     3.3      2.3      9-10     MINOR        11
      4.9    02/08 AM     3.2      1.7      9-10      NONE      10-11
      3.3    02/09 PM     3.3      0.0       7        NONE        8
      3.4    03/09 AM     3.4      0.0       5        NONE        6
      2.8    03/08 PM     2.8      0.0       4        NONE        5

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      2.8    01/07 AM     2.3      0.5      3-4       NONE       3-4
      4.7    01/08 PM     2.5      2.2       6        NONE        6
      4.0    02/08 AM     2.4      1.6      5-6       NONE       5-6
      2.5    02/09 PM     2.5      0.0      5-6       NONE       5-6
      2.5    03/09 AM     2.5      0.0       4        NONE        4
      2.2    03/08 PM     2.2      0.0       4        NONE        4

VINEYARD HAVEN

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      2.0    01/04 AM     1.5      0.5       1        NONE        2
      4.8    01/07 PM     1.9      2.9      3-5       NONE       3-5
      3.8    02/08 AM     2.0      1.8       3        NONE        3
      1.9    02/08 PM     1.9      0.0      2-3       NONE       2-3
      2.1    03/09 AM     2.1      0.0       2        NONE        2
      1.7    03/08 PM     1.7      0.0       2        NONE        2

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      1.6    01/07 AM     1.2      0.4      1-2       NONE       1-2
      3.7    01/04 PM     2.2      1.5      2-4       NONE       2-4
      3.0    02/05 AM     2.1      0.9       2        NONE        2
      2.1    02/05 PM     2.1      0.0      2-3       NONE       2-3
      2.4    03/05 AM     2.4      0.0       2        NONE        2
      2.1    03/06 PM     2.1      0.0       2        NONE        2

WINGS NECK

    TOTAL                ASTRO                                   RISK
     TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD     WAVES
     /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY     /FT/
   -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------  -------
      4.0    01/04 AM     3.7      0.3       1        NONE        1
      5.4    01/05 PM     3.9      1.5      2-3       NONE       2-3
      4.8    02/05 AM     3.9      0.9      2-3       NONE       2-3
      3.9    02/06 PM     3.9      0.0       2        NONE        2
      4.3    03/06 AM     4.3      0.0       1        NONE        1
      4.1    03/07 PM     4.1      0.0       1        NONE        1

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