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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
959 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...WIND AND RAIN EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE WEST TONIGHT IS EXPECTED TO
BRING STRONG SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS...BUILDING SEAS AND THE
POTENTIAL FOR COASTAL FLOODING AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE
TONIGHT.

MEZ029-030-210700-
/O.CON.KCAR.CF.Y.0002.150421T0300Z-150421T0700Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
959 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...OVERWASH POSSIBLE AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE
  LATE TONIGHT ALONG THE HANCOCK AND WASHINGTON COUNTY COASTS.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE AT 1 AM TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR MINOR BEACH EROSION. A FEW LOW LYING
  ROADWAYS RUNNING ALONG THE BEACH COULD EXPERIENCE MINOR SAND
  AND ROCK WASH-UP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED TONIGHT...

.THE COMBINATION OF HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES AND A STRENGTHENING
ONSHORE WIND WILL RAISE TIDE LEVELS IN THE GULF OF MAINE TONIGHT.
STORM SURGE FLOODING IS LIKELY TONIGHT...WITH A HIGH TIDE OF
11.4 FEET MLLW AT PORTLAND COMBINED WITH AN EXPECTED 1 TO 2 FT
STORM SURGE.

MEZ025>028-210700-
/O.CON.KGYX.CF.Y.0002.150421T0300Z-150421T0700Z/
SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION... MID-COAST MAINE.

* COASTAL FLOODING...COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH A
  SURGE OF AROUND 1 FOOT...POSSIBLY UP TO 1.5 FEET.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AT PORTLAND IS AROUND 121 AM
  TUESDAY. HIGH WATER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AN HOUR OR TWO ON
  EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE COAST IS
  POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

LEGRO

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