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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
657 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...KING TIDES WILL IMPACT COASTLINE AND WATERFRONTS THROUGH
TUESDAY...

.KING TIDE WILL BEGIN TO IMPACT THE REGION THROUGH TUESDAY. THESE
HIGH SEASONAL TIDES OCCUR WHEN THE EARTH...MOON AND SUN ARE IN
ALIGNMENT AND IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO ONE ANOTHER WHICH RESULTS IN
MAXIMUM GRAVITATION FORCE ON TIDAL CYCLES. EXPECT HIGHER HIGH
TIDES AND LOWER LOW TIDES AS A RESULT OF THIS PHENOMENON EACH
WITH THEIR OWN SET OF UNIQUE IMPACTS. FOR HIGHER HIGH TIDES...LOW
LYING AREAS TYPICALLY FLOODED DURING HIGH TIDES WILL BE FURTHER
SUBMERGED AND COASTAL AREAS TYPICALLY NOT IMPACTED MAY BECOME
INUNDATED BY SEAWATER. FOR LOWER LOW TIDES... BOAT KEELS MAY
TOUCH HARBOR BOTTOM...STRONG RIP CURRENTS MAY OCCUR ON COASTAL
BEACHES...AND STRONG CURRENTS AND BREAKING WAVES IN HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

CAZ006-505-506-508-509-529-530-231800-
/O.CON.KMTR.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-141223T2300Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
NORTH BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-SAN FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
657 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...GENERALLY SPEAKING...EXTREME HIGH TIDES ARE EXPECTED TO
  OCCUR DURING THE MID TO LATE MORNING HOURS OF DECEMBER 23RD.
  EXTREME LOW TIDE WILL OCCUR DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON TO LATE
  EVENING HOURS. THE EXACT TIMING OF TIDES IS LOCATION DEPENDENT
  SO PLEASE VISIT TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV/PORTS/...FOR MORE
  SPECIFIC TIDAL INFORMATION.

* LOCATIONS...LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST AND BAY
  FRONT INCLUDING MARSHES AND SLOUGHS. THESE LOCATIONS MAY
  INCLUDE PARKING LOTS...COASTAL TRAILS...SIDEWALKS...
  UNDERPASSES AND ROADWAYS.

* IMPACTS...SEA WATER ON ROADWAYS...PARKING LOTS...TRAILS AND
  SIDEWALKS. PEOPLE VISITING BEACHES MAY LOSE ENTRY AND EXIT TO
  COVES AND NARROW BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.
DO NOT LEAVE YOUR VEHICLE IN LOW LYING PARKING LOTS NEAR THE
COAST OR BAY FRONT. DO NOT TRAVEL THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. IF
VISITING THE COAST AVOID NARROW BEACHES AND COVES.

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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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
919 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG THE EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS COAST DURING THE MIDDAY TUESDAY HIGH TIDE...

MAZ007-015-016-019-022-231030-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.Y.0017.141223T1400Z-141223T2000Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
919 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM EST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...EAST COASTAL MASSACHUSETTS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND MINOR BEACH
  EROSION. STORM SURGE OF 1 TO 1.5 FEET.

* TIMING...DURING THE TUESDAY MIDDAY HIGH TIDE CYCLE.

* IMPACTS...SOME OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS MAY
  EXPERIENCE FLOODING WITHIN AN HOUR OR SO OF HIGH TIDE. BRIEF
  ROAD CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF
THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE
HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE SPLASHOVER.  THE MAJORITY OF ROADS
REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES.  THERE IS NO
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.

&&

&&

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

NEWBURYPORT

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     0.3    22/06 PM     0.0      0.3      3-4       NONE
     8.4    23/12 AM     8.2      0.2       4        NONE
    10.3    23/12 PM     9.7      0.6      5-6       NONE
     9.6    24/01 AM     8.4      1.2      5-6       NONE
    10.6    24/01 PM     9.8      0.8      3-4       NONE
     9.3    25/02 AM     8.7      0.6       4        NONE
     9.7    25/02 PM     9.7      0.0       3        NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     0.2    22/05 PM     0.0      0.2      4-5       NONE
     9.6    22/11 PM     9.0      0.6       5        NONE
    11.2    23/12 PM    10.6      0.6      6-7       NONE
    10.1    24/12 AM     9.3      0.8      6-7       NONE
    11.7    24/12 PM    10.7      1.0      4-5       NONE
    10.1    25/01 AM     9.5      0.6       5        NONE
    10.6    25/01 PM    10.6      0.0       4        NONE

REVERE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.2    22/11 PM     9.6      0.6       4        NONE
    10.0    23/12 AM     9.6      0.4       4        NONE
    12.1    23/12 PM    11.3      0.8      4-6       NONE
    10.5    24/12 AM     9.9      0.6      5-6       NONE
    12.1    24/01 PM    11.3      0.8       3        NONE
    10.7    25/01 AM    10.2      0.5      3-4       NONE
    11.2    25/01 PM    11.2      0.0       2        NONE

BOSTON HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.4    23/12 AM    10.0      0.4       2        NONE
    12.4    23/12 PM    11.6      0.8      2-3      MINOR
    10.9    24/12 AM    10.3      0.6      2-3       NONE
    12.6    24/01 PM    11.6      1.0      1-2      MINOR
    10.9    25/01 AM    10.4      0.5       2        NONE
    11.5    25/01 PM    11.5      0.0       2        NONE

SCITUATE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     9.7    23/12 AM     9.3      0.4      4-5       NONE
    11.4    23/12 PM    10.8      0.6      5-6      MINOR
    10.2    24/12 AM     9.6      0.6      5-6       NONE
    12.2    24/01 PM    11.0      1.2      3-4      MINOR
    10.3    25/01 AM     9.8      0.5      3-4       NONE
    10.9    25/01 PM    10.9      0.0       2        NONE

SANDWICH HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.0    23/12 AM     9.2      0.8       2        NONE
    11.4    23/12 PM    10.6      0.8       3        NONE
     9.8    24/12 AM     9.4      0.4       2        NONE
    11.4    24/01 PM    10.6      0.8      1-2       NONE
     9.5    25/01 AM     9.5      0.0      2-3       NONE
    10.4    25/01 PM    10.4      0.0       2        NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.4    23/12 AM     9.8      0.6       2        NONE
    11.8    23/12 PM    11.2      0.6       2       MINOR
    10.6    24/12 AM    10.0      0.6       2        NONE
    12.1    24/01 PM    11.3      0.8      2-3      MINOR
    10.5    25/01 AM    10.2      0.3      3-4       NONE
    11.2    25/02 PM    11.2      0.0       3        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     6.2    23/12 AM     5.8      0.4       5        NONE
     7.8    23/12 PM     7.2      0.6      6-7       NONE
     6.8    24/01 AM     6.0      0.8      5-6       NONE
     7.9    24/01 PM     7.3      0.6      4-5       NONE
     6.6    25/02 AM     6.2      0.4      5-6       NONE
     7.2    25/02 PM     7.2      0.0       5        NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     4.1    23/12 AM     3.7      0.4       2        NONE
     5.3    23/12 PM     4.9      0.4       3        NONE
     4.3    24/01 AM     3.9      0.4       2        NONE
     5.6    24/01 PM     5.0      0.6      2-3       NONE
     5.0    25/02 AM     4.0      1.0      3-4       NONE
     4.9    25/02 PM     4.9      0.0       4        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     0.4    23/03 AM     0.0      0.4      1-2       NONE
     3.1    23/09 AM     2.7      0.4       2        NONE
     2.4    23/09 PM     2.0      0.4      1-2       NONE
     3.2    24/10 AM     2.7      0.5      1-2       NONE
     3.0    24/10 PM     2.0      1.0      2-3       NONE
     2.6    25/11 AM     2.6      0.0      2-3       NONE

WINGS NECK

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     4.2    22/09 PM     3.9      0.3       1        NONE
     5.3    23/10 AM     5.0      0.3       1        NONE
     4.6    23/10 PM     4.1      0.5       1        NONE
     5.5    24/10 AM     5.0      0.5       1        NONE
     5.6    24/11 PM     4.2      1.4      1-2       NONE
     4.9    25/11 AM     4.8      0.1       2        NONE

$$


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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
823 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WATER RUN-UP EXPECTED ON AREA BEACHES TUESDAY MORNING...

NCZ106-108-SCZ054-056-231500-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0077.141223T1200Z-141223T1500Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL HORRY-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
823 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...BEACHES OF PENDER...NEW HANOVER...HORRY AND
  GEORGETOWN COUNTY.

* TIDE LEVELS...6.2 FEET MLLW WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...AS PREDICTED AT
  JOHNNIE MERCER PIER. 7.1 FEET MLLW PREDICTED AT SPRINGMAID PIER
  IN HORRY COUNTY.

* TIMING...BETWEEN 7 AM AND 10 AM MONDAY MORNING...PEAKING BETWEEN
  8 AM AND 9 AM.

* IMPACTS...THESE TIDAL LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HIGH WATER RUN-UP ON
  AREAS BEACHES REACHING TO THE DUNES...POSSIBLY THROUGH LOW LYING
  DUNES. MINOR STREET FLOODING COULD OCCUR ON VULNERABLE OR KNOWN
  LOW LYING BEACH ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
509 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ001-230915-
/O.NEW.KEKA.CF.Y.0011.141223T1800Z-141223T2200Z/
REDWOOD COAST-
509 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM PST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM PST TUESDAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES WILL CAUSE MINOR
  FLOODING IN VERY LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE REDWOOD COAST. THE
  WATER LEVEL IS EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 8.8 FEET MLLW AT THE
  NORTH SPIT TIDE GAUGE.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE IS AT 11:55 AM AT THE HUMBOLDT BAY NORTH SPIT
  TIDE GAUGE. FLOODING MAY BEGIN AN HOUR BEFORE OR CONTINUE FOR AN
  HOUR AFTER HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...LOW LYING AREAS WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDING...BUT NOT LIMITED TO...ROADWAYS IN KING SALMON AND THE
  ARCATA BOTTOMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1215 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

WAZ001-503-504-506-507-509>511-558-559-230600-
/O.NEW.KSEW.CF.Y.0007.141223T1200Z-141223T1800Z/
SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-
WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-EVERETT AND VICINITY-TACOMA AREA-
ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-
BREMERTON AND VICINITY-
1215 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM PST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM PST
TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...TIDAL OVERFLOW MAY PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING IN LOW LYING
  AREAS ALONG THE INLAND WATERS AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* TIME OF HIGH TIDE...AROUND 6 TO 7 AM PST TUESDAY MORNING.

* PREDICTED TIDE...PEAK TIDES WILL REACH JUST TO THE LEVEL WHERE
  MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW BEGINS. PREDICTED TIDES WILL BE HIGHER
  WEDNESDAY MORNING WHEN MORE WIDESPREAD MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW IS
  ANTICIPATED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT TIDAL ANOMALIES WILL
REACH A LEVEL WHERE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW AREAS CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG
THE SHORE.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1215 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

WAZ516-517-230600-
/O.NEW.KSEW.CF.Y.0007.141223T1800Z-141224T0000Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
1215 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM PST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM PST
TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...TIDAL OVERFLOW MAY PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING IN LOW LYING
  AREAS ALONG THE WATER AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE MIDDAY
  TUESDAY.

* TIME OF HIGH TIDE...AROUND 100 PM PST.

* PREDICTED TIDE...PEAK TIDES WILL REACH JUST TO THE LEVEL WHERE
  MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW BEGINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT TIDAL ANOMALIES WILL
REACH A LEVEL WHERE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW AREAS CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG
THE SHORE.

&&

$$

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