Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
354 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL AFFECT THE COASTAL AREAS
AND BAYS THIS MORNING...ALTHOUGH LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL BE SLOW
TO DIMINISH. DO EXPECT TIDE LEVELS TO SLOWLY DIMINISH AS A RESULT.
WAVE RUN-UP AND HIGH SURF MAY CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM BUT SHOULD
SLOWLY IMPROVE LATER THIS MORNING. AT LEAST THROUGH 7 AM COASTAL
FLOODING MAY CONTINUE TO BE AN ISSUE BEFORE THE SURF AND TIDE
LEVELS SUBSIDE. WATER MAY OVERWASH AND IMPACT LOW-LYING ROADWAYS
ALONG THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA...ESPECIALLY THE INTERSECTION OF
HIGHWAY 87 AT HIGHWAY 124. OTHER SUSCEPTIBLE LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE
LOW-LYING ROADS ON THE WEST END OF GALVESTON ISLAND...THE BLUE
WATER HIGHWAY AND BEACH DRIVE IN SURFSIDE. WAVES COULD REACH THE
DUNES ELSEWHERE. THE NORTHERLY WINDS MAY PUSH TIDE LEVELS UP ON
THE NORTHERN SHORES OF GALVESTON ISLAND AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA THIS
MORNING THROUGH 7 AM.

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354 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

* COASTAL FLOODING...ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS COMBINED WITH WAVE
  RUN-UP DUE TO HIGH SURF ALONG THE GULF-FACING COASTAL AREAS.
  WATER MAY BACK UP IN THE INLETS AND BAY-FACING SIDES OF
  GALVESTON ISLAND...MATAGORDA PENINSULA AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA.

* TIMING...THROUGH AROUND 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WATER LEVELS MAY OVERCOME DUNES AND POSSIBLY OVERWASH
  LOW-LYING AREAS AND ROADWAYS ALONG BOLIVAR PENINSULA, THE WEST
  END OF GALVESTON ISLAND, THE BLUE WATER HIGHWAY, AND BEACH DRIVE
  NEAR SURFSIDE. WAVE RUN-UP WILL MAKE CAMPING AND DRIVING ON THE
  BEACH HAZARDOUS. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE STRONG.

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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