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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Taunton MA
709 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

MAZ007-020-RIZ006-007-202315-
Eastern Essex MA-Southern Bristol MA-Washington RI-Newport RI-
709 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 6 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeastern Massachusetts,
southeastern Massachusetts and southern Rhode Island.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Surf Advisory.

Hurricane Jose will bring high surf and dangerous rip currents to
some ocean-exposed beaches through much of this week. There is the
potential for significant erosion along ocean-exposed beaches during
this week.

Confidence is now high that the center of Jose will pass southeast
of Nantucket sometime Wednesday. Even with this easterly track,
there is a possibility of tropical storm force winds reaching
portions of southeast Massachusetts, with the Cape and Nantucket most
at risk. If this should happen, then scattered power outages would
be possible given full foliage at this time of year. There could also
be areas of heavy downpours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Surf Advisory.
   Wind Advisory.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

$$



High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1011 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017

MAZ007-020-RIZ006-007-201015-
/O.CON.KBOX.SU.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170922T1200Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
1011 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...ALONG THE RHODE ISLAND OCEAN EXPOSED COAST FROM
  WESTERLY TO NEWPORT AND ALONG THE WESTPORT SHORELINE IN
  MASSACHUSETTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...LARGE WAVES FROM JOSE WILL RESULT
  IN HIGH SURF ALONG THE NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COASTLINE.
  THIS WILL ALSO LEAD TO DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RIP CURRENT...SOMETIMES MISTAKENLY CALLED AN UNDERTOW...IS A
STRONG BUT NARROW CURRENT OF WATER FLOWING FROM THE BEACH TO THE
SURF ZONE. IT CAN RAPIDLY CARRY A SWIMMER INTO DEEPER WATER...AND
EXHAUST AN INDIVIDUAL TRYING TO SWIM AGAINST IT.

IF YOU ARE A POOR SWIMMER AND ARE CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE BEACH UNTIL OUT OF ITS PULL...THEN SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. ANOTHER MEANS OF ESCAPE FOR GOOD SWIMMERS IS TO RIDE THE
CURRENT OUT UNTIL IT DISSIPATES...THEN SWIM BACK TO SHORE OUTSIDE
OF THE RIP CURRENT.

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY INTO THE RIP CURRENT...IT CAN
EXHAUST AND DROWN EVEN THE STRONGEST SWIMMER.

HEED THE ADVICE OF THE BEACH PATROL AND SWIM ONLY AT GUARDED
BEACHES. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS NEAR PIERS AND JETTIES...WHERE
RIP CURRENTS CAN BE ENHANCED.

IN ADDITION...VIEWERS OF LARGE SURF SHOULD STAY IN SAFE AREAS
WELL AWAY FROM POSSIBLE SPLASHOVER. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE
THAN TWICE THE AVERAGE WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH CAN SWEEP A PERSON
INTO THE WATER FROM WHAT MAY SEEM TO BE A SAFE VIEWING AREA.
FALLING INTO TURBULENT AND SOMETIMES ROCKY WATERS CAN RESULT IN
INJURY THAT REDUCES THE CHANCE OF SURVIVAL.

&&

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

POINT JUDITH
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 8.0 FT, MODERATE 9.5 FT, MAJOR 11.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 7.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/08 PM   4.9/ 5.4   1.4/ 1.9   1.1/ 1.6    9-10     NONE
 20/09 AM   4.7/ 5.2   1.2/ 1.7   0.8/ 1.3     11      NONE
 20/09 PM   4.2/ 4.7   0.8/ 1.3   0.5/ 1.0    6-8      NONE
 21/09 AM   4.6/ 5.1   1.1/ 1.6   0.6/ 1.1     5       NONE
 21/10 PM   4.4/ 4.9   0.9/ 1.4   0.8/ 1.3    4-5      NONE
 22/10 AM   4.7/ 5.2   1.2/ 1.7   0.8/ 1.3    4-5      NONE

WESTERLY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 8.0 FT, MAJOR 9.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.9 FT, MODERATE 4.9 FT, MAJOR 6.4 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/09 PM   4.2/ 4.7   1.1/ 1.6   0.9/ 1.4    7-8      NONE
 20/09 AM   4.2/ 4.7   1.2/ 1.7   0.9/ 1.4    7-8      NONE
 20/10 PM   3.7/ 4.2   0.6/ 1.1   0.5/ 1.0    4-5      NONE
 21/10 AM   4.0/ 4.5   1.0/ 1.5   0.7/ 1.1     3       NONE
 21/11 PM   4.0/ 4.5   0.9/ 1.4   1.0/ 1.5     3       NONE
 22/11 AM   4.0/ 4.5   1.0/ 1.5   0.8/ 1.3     3       NONE

NEWBURYPORT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 11.0 FT, MODERATE 12.5 FT, MAJOR 14.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 20/12 AM   9.0/ 9.5  -0.6/-0.1  -0.2/ 0.2    5-6      NONE
 20/12 PM   9.7/10.2   0.2/ 0.7   0.8/ 1.3    7-8      NONE
 21/01 AM   9.9/10.4   0.4/ 0.9   0.8/ 1.3     8       NONE
 21/01 PM   9.8/10.3   0.2/ 0.8   0.8/ 1.3     9       NONE
 22/01 AM   9.0/ 9.5  -0.6/-0.1   0.1/ 0.6    5-6      NONE
 22/02 PM   9.8/10.3   0.2/ 0.8   0.9/ 1.4     5       NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.0 FT, MODERATE 14.5 FT, MAJOR 15.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 20/12 AM  10.8/11.3   1.3/ 1.8   0.4/ 0.9    5-7      NONE
 20/12 PM  10.8/11.3   1.3/ 1.8   0.8/ 1.3    8-9      NONE
 21/12 AM  11.2/11.7   1.7/ 2.2   1.0/ 1.5   10-11     NONE
 21/01 PM  11.1/11.6   1.6/ 2.0   1.0/ 1.5     11      NONE
 22/01 AM  10.7/11.2   1.2/ 1.7   0.7/ 1.1     9       NONE
 22/01 PM  10.9/11.4   1.4/ 1.9   0.9/ 1.4    8-9      NONE

NEWPORT HARBOR
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.6 FT, MODERATE 9.0 FT, MAJOR 10.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.5 FT, MODERATE 5.9 FT, MAJOR 6.4 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/08 PM   5.7/ 6.2   1.7/ 2.2   1.1/ 1.6    2-3      NONE
 20/09 AM   5.6/ 6.1   1.5/ 2.0   0.8/ 1.3     3       NONE
 20/09 PM   5.0/ 5.5   0.9/ 1.4   0.4/ 0.9     3       NONE
 21/09 AM   5.4/ 5.9   1.3/ 1.8   0.6/ 1.1     3       NONE
 21/10 PM   5.1/ 5.6   1.0/ 1.5   0.8/ 1.3    2-3      NONE
 22/10 AM   5.4/ 5.9   1.3/ 1.8   0.8/ 1.3     2       NONE

WESTPORT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.0 FT, MODERATE 8.0 FT, MAJOR 10.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/09 PM   4.9/ 5.4   1.4/ 1.9   1.1/ 1.6    6-7      NONE
 20/09 AM   4.7/ 5.2   1.3/ 1.8   0.8/ 1.3    7-8      NONE
 20/09 PM   4.2/ 4.7   0.7/ 1.1   0.4/ 0.9    4-5      NONE
 21/10 AM   4.5/ 5.0   1.0/ 1.5   0.6/ 1.1    3-6      NONE
 21/10 PM   4.2/ 4.7   0.8/ 1.3   0.8/ 1.3    3-5      NONE
 22/10 AM   4.5/ 5.0   1.0/ 1.5   0.7/ 1.1     3       NONE

FALL RIVER
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 9.5 FT, MAJOR 12.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.3 FT, MODERATE 4.8 FT, MAJOR 7.3 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/08 PM   6.2/ 6.7   1.5/ 2.0   0.8/ 1.3    1-3      NONE
 20/09 AM   6.1/ 6.6   1.4/ 1.9   0.5/ 1.0    2-3      NONE
 20/09 PM   5.7/ 6.2   1.0/ 1.5   0.4/ 0.9     3       NONE
 21/10 AM   6.0/ 6.5   1.3/ 1.8   0.5/ 1.0     3       NONE
 21/10 PM   5.9/ 6.4   1.2/ 1.7   0.8/ 1.3    1-3      NONE
 22/10 AM   6.1/ 6.6   1.4/ 1.9   0.8/ 1.3     1       NONE

NEW BEDFORD - OUTSIDE HURRICANE BARRIER
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 8.0 FT, MAJOR 10.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.6 FT, MODERATE 4.1 FT, MAJOR 6.1 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/08 PM   5.2/ 5.7   1.4/ 1.9   1.0/ 1.5    2-4      NONE
 20/09 AM   4.6/ 5.1   0.7/ 1.1   0.2/ 0.7    2-5      NONE
 20/09 PM   4.5/ 5.0   0.6/ 1.1   0.2/ 0.8    3-6      NONE
 21/09 AM   4.7/ 5.2   0.9/ 1.4   0.5/ 1.0    3-6      NONE
 21/10 PM   4.7/ 5.2   0.9/ 1.4   0.7/ 1.1    2-5      NONE
 22/10 AM   4.7/ 5.2   0.9/ 1.4   0.6/ 1.1     2       NONE

$$

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1009 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

MAZ006-007-013>021-RIZ002>007-201015-
/O.CON.KBOX.WI.Y.0020.170920T1400Z-170921T2200Z/
Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-Western Norfolk MA-
Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-
Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-
Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Southeast Providence RI-
Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-
Newport RI-
Including the cities of Lawrence, Gloucester, Foxborough,
Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth,
Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Providence, Coventry,
West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol,
Narragansett, Westerly, and Newport
1009 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 6 PM
EDT THURSDAY...

* Location...Eastern Massachusetts and most of Rhode Island.

* Winds...North 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing...Late Wednesday morning through Thursday.

* Impacts...Gusty winds will likely down tree limbs and possibly
  isolated trees, especially since full foliage remains on our
  trees. Isolated power outages may occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds this strong are capable of downing tree limbs and branches,
possibly causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$

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