Coastal Flood Warning

Last Updated: 15:19 PM. Wednesday, Jan 03, 2018 EST

Until 04:00 AM. Thursday, Jan 04, 2018

MAZ007-015-016-019-022>024-040415- /O.CON.KBOX.CF.W.0001.180104T1600Z-180104T2100Z/ EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA- EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA- 312 PM EST Wed Jan 3 2018 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 4 PM EST THURSDAY... * LOCATION...MASSACHUSETTS EAST COAST FOR EAST AND NORTH FACING SHORELINES. * TIDAL DEPARTURE...GENERALLY 2.0 TO 2.5 FEET NORTH OF BOSTON AND 2.5 TO 3 FEET SOUTH OF BOSTON. * TIMING...WITHIN A FEW HOURS OF THE THURSDAY EARLY AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE. WATER MAY BE VERY SLOW TO RECEDE AFTER THE HIGH TIDE. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...MODERATE TO MAJOR IMPACTS ARE LIKELY. THERE WILL BE WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND BASEMENTS. A FEW LOW SPOTS COULD BE INUNDATED UP TO 6 FEET. WAVES ON TOP OF THE HIGH WATER LEVELS WILL LIKELY DAMAGE VULNERABLE DECKS, STAIRS, AND DOCKS. VULNERABLE HOMES AND BUSINESSES RIGHT ALONG THE WATER MAY SUSTAIN DAMAGE. IN A FEW SPOTS, SEA ICE CHUNKS MAY EXACERBATE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES AND ROADS ALONG THE SHORE. SOME NEIGHBORHOODS, ESPECIALLY ALONG THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY COAST, WILL LIKELY BE ISOLATED FOR A TIME ABOUT THE HIGH TIDE. FREEZING SPRAY MAY ACCRETE ALONG STRUCTURES AT THE SHORELINE...AND ANY STANDING WATER THAT IS SLOW TO DRAIN AFTER THE HIGH TIDE WILL FREEZE. MOST SEVERE IMPACTS ARE LIKELY ALONG THE COAST FROM HULL TO PLYMOUTH TO SANDWICH TO DENNIS. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...MODERATE TO SEVERE EROSION WILL LIKELY OCCUR ALONG THE MASSACHUSETTS EAST COAST WITH GREATEST IMPACT LIKELY ALONG THE OUTER CAPE OCEAN SHORE AND THE EAST SIDE OF NANTUCKET. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES ARE NEEDED. MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING IS CONSIDERED SEVERE ENOUGH TO CAUSE AT LEAST SCATTERED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO VULNERABLE HOMES IN ADDITION TO WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS. SOME SHORE ROADS WILL HAVE WASHOUTS SEVERE ENOUGH TO BE LIFE-THREATENING IF ONE ATTEMPTED TO CROSS ON FOOT OR BY VEHICLE. && && TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR. 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 -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/02 PM 7.3/ 7.8 -2.2/-1.8 -0.2/ 0.2 1 NONE 04/01 AM 8.5/ 9.0 -1.1/-0.6 -0.2/ 0.2 1 NONE 04/01 PM 12.4/12.9 2.8/ 3.4 2.2/ 2.7 7-14 MODERATE 05/01 AM 9.5/10.0 0.0/ 0.5 0.7/ 1.1 9-11 NONE 05/02 PM 9.6/10.1 0.1/ 0.6 -0.2/ 0.2 5-6 NONE 06/02 AM 8.5/ 9.0 -1.1/-0.6 -0.2/ 0.2 4 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 -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 04/12 AM 9.4/ 9.9 -0.2/ 0.3 -0.7/-0.2 1-2 NONE 04/01 PM 13.5/14.0 4.0/ 4.5 2.1/ 2.6 7-14 MODERATE 05/01 AM 10.1/10.6 0.6/ 1.1 0.1/ 0.6 11-12 NONE 05/02 PM 10.1/10.6 0.6/ 1.1 -0.9/-0.4 6-7 NONE 06/02 AM 9.5/10.0 0.0/ 0.5 -0.5/ 0.0 5 NONE BOSTON HARBOR MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.5 FT, MODERATE 15.0 FT, MAJOR 16.0 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.4 FT, MODERATE 4.9 FT, MAJOR 5.9 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 04/12 AM 10.4/10.9 0.2/ 0.8 -0.2/ 0.2 1 NONE 04/01 PM 14.3/14.8 4.2/ 4.7 2.3/ 2.8 2-3 MINOR-MDT 05/01 AM 11.5/12.0 1.4/ 1.9 1.0/ 1.5 2 NONE 05/02 PM 11.3/11.8 1.2/ 1.7 -0.2/ 0.2 2 NONE 06/02 AM 10.2/10.7 0.1/ 0.6 -0.2/ 0.2 2 NONE REVERE MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.5 FT, MODERATE 15.0 FT, MAJOR 16.5 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.6 FT, MODERATE 5.1 FT, MAJOR 6.6 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 04/12 AM 10.5/11.0 0.6/ 1.1 -0.2/ 0.3 1 NONE 04/01 PM 14.2/14.7 4.2/ 4.7 2.2/ 2.7 8-12 MODERATE 05/01 AM 11.4/11.9 1.5/ 2.0 0.9/ 1.4 8-10 NONE 05/02 PM 11.2/11.7 1.3/ 1.8 -0.3/ 0.2 4-5 NONE 06/02 AM 10.0/10.5 0.1/ 0.6 -0.3/ 0.2 3 NONE SCITUATE MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 11.5 FT, MODERATE 14.0 FT, MAJOR 16.0 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.8 FT, MODERATE 4.3 FT, MAJOR 6.3 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 04/12 AM 9.9/10.4 0.2/ 0.7 -0.2/ 0.2 1 NONE 04/01 PM 14.0/14.5 4.2/ 4.7 2.5/ 3.0 9-17 MDT-MAJOR 05/01 AM 11.1/11.6 1.4/ 1.9 1.0/ 1.5 9-12 MINOR 05/02 PM 11.0/11.5 1.3/ 1.8 -0.2/ 0.2 5-6 NONE 06/02 AM 9.9/10.4 0.2/ 0.7 -0.2/ 0.2 4-5 NONE SANDWICH / DENNIS MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 13.0 FT, MODERATE 14.0 FT, MAJOR 15.5 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 3.7 FT, MAJOR 5.2 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 04/12 AM 11.0/11.5 0.7/ 1.1 0.6/ 1.1 1 NONE 04/01 PM 14.9/15.4 4.6/ 5.1 3.0/ 3.5 7-12 MAJOR 05/01 AM 12.5/13.0 2.2/ 2.7 2.0/ 2.5 6-8 MINOR 05/02 PM 11.7/12.2 1.4/ 1.9 0.2/ 0.8 5 NONE 06/02 AM 10.3/10.8 0.0/ 0.5 0.0/ 0.5 5 NONE PROVINCETOWN HARBOR MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.5 FT, MODERATE 13.5 FT, MAJOR 15.0 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.4 FT, MODERATE 3.4 FT, MAJOR 4.9 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/02 PM 9.0/ 9.5 -1.1/-0.7 0.2/ 0.7 1 NONE 04/01 AM 11.0/11.5 0.9/ 1.4 0.2/ 0.8 1-4 NONE 04/01 PM 13.5/14.0 3.4/ 3.9 1.5/ 2.0 3-6 MODERATE 05/01 AM 11.5/12.0 1.4/ 1.9 0.8/ 1.3 3 NONE 05/02 PM 11.8/12.3 1.7/ 2.2 0.1/ 0.6 3-6 NONE 06/02 AM 10.6/11.1 0.5/ 1.0 0.0/ 0.5 3-4 NONE CHATHAM - EAST COAST MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 9.5 FT, MODERATE 12.0 FT, MAJOR 13.0 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.8 FT, MODERATE 4.3 FT, MAJOR 5.3 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/02 PM 6.1/ 6.6 -1.7/-1.2 -0.2/ 0.3 2 NONE 04/01 AM 5.7/ 6.2 -2.0/-1.5 0.1/ 0.6 1-4 NONE 04/01 PM 10.1/10.6 2.3/ 2.8 3.2/ 3.7 10-19 MODERATE 05/02 AM 6.6/ 7.1 -1.1/-0.7 0.9/ 1.4 9-12 NONE 05/02 PM 6.5/ 7.0 -1.3/-0.8 -0.2/ 0.2 6-7 NONE 06/03 AM 5.6/ 6.1 -2.2/-1.7 -0.2/ 0.2 6 NONE CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 9.0 FT, MODERATE 10.5 FT, MAJOR 11.5 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 7.0 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/02 PM 4.2/ 4.7 -0.3/ 0.2 0.0/ 0.5 2 NONE 04/01 AM 3.9/ 4.4 -0.7/-0.2 0.2/ 0.7 1-2 NONE 04/02 PM 6.1/ 6.6 1.6/ 2.0 1.4/ 1.9 3-4 NONE 05/02 AM 4.4/ 4.9 -0.2/ 0.3 0.6/ 1.1 4 NONE 05/02 PM 4.4/ 4.9 -0.2/ 0.3 -0.2/ 0.3 4 NONE 06/03 AM 3.7/ 4.2 -0.9/-0.4 -0.2/ 0.3 4 NONE BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 7.0 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/09 PM 2.7/ 3.2 0.8/ 1.3 0.1/ 0.6 1 NONE 04/10 AM 3.7/ 4.2 1.8/ 2.2 0.8/ 1.3 3-4 NONE 04/10 PM 3.6/ 4.1 1.6/ 2.0 1.0/ 1.5 3-4 NONE 05/11 AM 2.6/ 3.1 0.6/ 1.1 -0.2/ 0.2 3 NONE 05/11 PM 2.2/ 2.7 0.2/ 0.8 -0.2/ 0.2 3 NONE 06/12 PM 2.2/ 2.7 0.2/ 0.8 -0.2/ 0.2 3 NONE WINGS NECK MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 9.0 FT, MAJOR 11.5 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.2 FT, MODERATE 4.7 FT, MAJOR 7.2 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/09 PM 5.2/ 5.7 1.0/ 1.5 0.7/ 1.1 1 NONE 04/09 AM 6.0/ 6.5 1.7/ 2.2 1.0/ 1.5 3 NONE 04/10 PM 6.1/ 6.6 1.8/ 2.2 1.5/ 2.0 3 MINOR 05/10 AM 5.1/ 5.6 0.8/ 1.3 0.2/ 0.8 3 NONE 05/11 PM 4.4/ 4.9 0.1/ 0.6 0.0/ 0.5 3 NONE 06/11 AM 4.4/ 4.9 0.1/ 0.6 0.0/ 0.5 3 NONE VINEYARD HAVEN MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 6.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.9 FT, MODERATE 4.1 FT, MAJOR 6.4 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/02 PM 1.4/ 1.9 -0.8/-0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 1 NONE 04/01 AM 1.6/ 2.0 -0.6/-0.1 -0.2/ 0.2 1-2 NONE 04/01 PM 4.9/ 5.4 2.7/ 3.2 2.7/ 3.2 6-7 MINOR 05/02 AM 2.5/ 3.0 0.4/ 0.9 0.7/ 1.1 3 NONE 05/02 PM 1.8/ 2.2 -0.3/ 0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 3 NONE 06/03 AM 1.6/ 2.0 -0.6/-0.1 -0.2/ 0.2 3 NONE NANTUCKET HARBOR MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 6.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.4 FT, MODERATE 2.9 FT, MAJOR 4.4 FT TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/02 PM 3.5/ 4.0 -0.2/ 0.3 -0.2/ 0.3 1 NONE 04/02 AM 3.4/ 3.9 -0.2/ 0.2 0.2/ 0.8 1-3 NONE 04/02 PM 6.5/ 7.0 2.8/ 3.4 2.6/ 3.1 7-9 MODERATE 05/03 AM 3.9/ 4.4 0.2/ 0.8 0.8/ 1.3 5 NONE 05/03 PM 3.7/ 4.2 0.1/ 0.6 -0.2/ 0.3 6 NONE 06/03 AM 3.1/ 3.6 -0.6/-0.1 -0.2/ 0.3 6 NONE NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/02 PM 3.7/ 4.2 -0.3/ 0.2 -0.2/ 0.3 2 NONE 04/01 AM 3.7/ 4.2 -0.3/ 0.2 0.2/ 0.8 2-4 NONE 04/01 PM 7.6/ 8.1 3.5/ 4.0 3.2/ 3.7 12-21 MAJOR 05/02 AM 4.6/ 5.1 0.5/ 1.0 1.0/ 1.5 9-10 NONE 05/03 PM 4.0/ 4.5 0.0/ 0.5 -0.2/ 0.3 7 NONE 06/03 AM 3.5/ 4.0 -0.7/-0.2 -0.2/ 0.3 7 NONE NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 03/02 PM 2.2/ 2.7 0.9/ 1.4 -0.2/ 0.3 2-3 NONE 04/01 AM 2.7/ 3.2 1.3/ 1.8 0.2/ 0.8 2-4 NONE 04/01 PM 4.4/ 4.9 3.0/ 3.5 1.5/ 2.0 7-8 NONE 05/02 AM 3.2/ 3.7 1.8/ 2.2 0.8/ 1.3 10-11 NONE 05/02 PM 2.7/ 3.2 1.3/ 1.8 -0.2/ 0.3 9-10 NONE 06/03 AM 2.2/ 2.7 0.9/ 1.4 -0.2/ 0.3 9-10 NONE $$

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Meteorologist Kevin Lemanowicz