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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
935 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.A STRONG COASTAL STORM WILL AFFECT THE DOWN EAST COAST LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.A POWERFUL COASTAL STORM WILL BRING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF STRONG
NORTHEAST WIND AND LARGE SEAS TO THE AREA STARTING LATE TONIGHT
AND CONTINUING THROUGH HIGH TIDE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THIS
WILL LIKELY PRODUCE SOME OVERWASH AND MAY LEAD TO SOME MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

MEZ029-030-271230-
/O.CON.KCAR.CF.Y.0001.150127T0700Z-150128T1200Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
935 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TUESDAY TO
7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...OVERWASH IS LIKELY AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH
  TIDE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING
  THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. HIGH TIDES ALONG THE DOWNEAST
  MAINE COAST ARE AROUND 4 AM TUESDAY MORNING...4:30 PM TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND 5 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...BEACH EROSION AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ARE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

VJN

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
836 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...A STRONG NOR`EASTER WILL AFFECT THE AREA TONIGHT AND TUESDAY
WITH LINGERING EFFECTS TUESDAY NIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE TOWARDS CAPE COD TONIGHT. STRONG...STORM
FORCE NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL RAPIDLY INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR NEARSHORE WAVES TO
RAPIDLY BUILD INTO THE 10 TO 15 FOOT RANGE BY THE TIME WE REACH
HIGH TIDE LATER TONIGHT...WHICH IS ABOUT 430 AM IN PORTLAND. THE
LARGE WAVES...IN COMBINATION WITH ABOUT A TWO FOOT STORM SURGE
WILL ALLOW THE STORM TIDES TO APPROACH THEIR 12 FOOT FLOOD STAGE
IN PORTLAND...MAINE AND 11 FOOT FLOOD STAGE IN HAMPTON...NEW
HAMPSHIRE LATER TONIGHT.

FOR THE TUESDAY AFTERNOON`S HIGH TIDE...NEARSHORE WAVES WILL
CONTINUE TO INCREASE TO AROUND 20 FEET. HOWEVER...STORM TIDES
WILL NOT BE A HIGH AS THE TUESDAY MORNING TIDE DUE TO WINDS
SHIFTING TO THE NORTH. NEVERTHELESS...BOTH THE TUESDAY MORNING
AND TUESDAY AFTERNOON HIGH TIDES WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE SPLASH-OVER AND BEACH EROSION.

THE MOST VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES WILL BE NORTHEAST FACING BEACHES
ALONG COASTAL YORK AND COASTAL ROCKINGHAM COUNTIES WHICH WILL BE
EXPOSED TO LARGE...BATTERING WAVES.

MEZ025>028-271000-
/O.CON.KGYX.CF.Y.0001.150127T0700Z-150127T2300Z/
SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
836 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 6 PM EST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...MIDCOAST REGION ALONG THE MAINE COAST.

* IMPACT...SOME SPLASH-OVER AND EROSION NEAR THE TIMES OF HIGH
  TIDE LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...WITHIN A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDES
  AROUND 430 AM AND 500 PM TUESDAY.

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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