Coastal Flood Advisory for Eastern Essex County (Zone MAZ007)

 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 
1053 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014 
 
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION LIKELY DURING THE 
HIGH TIDE CYCLES LATE TONIGHT AND AGAIN MIDDAY THURSDAY... 
 
MAZ007-019-231100- 
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EASTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA- 
1053 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT 
THURSDAY... 
 
* LOCATION...THE PRIMARY AREA OF CONCERN IS NORTH OF CAPE ANN AS 
  WELL AS THE SCITUATE AREA. IN ADDITION...BEACH EROSION IS 
  EXPECTED ALONG THE EXPOSED BEACHES OF SALISBURY AND PLUM 
  ISLAND. 
 
* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION. 
 
* TIMING...THE HIGH TIDE CYCLES LATE TONIGHT AND AGAIN MIDDAY 
  THURSDAY. 
 
* IMPACTS...SPLASH OVER AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF THE MOST 
  VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS IS POSSIBLE DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH 
  TIDE. IN ADDITION...BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED ALONG THE 
  EXPOSED BEACHES OF SALISBURY AND PLUM ISLAND. 
 
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. 
 
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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 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
    10.3    23/12 AM     8.0      2.3      9-10     MINOR 
    10.0    23/12 PM     8.6      1.4     12-18     MINOR 
     8.4    24/12 AM     8.1      0.3      6-7       NONE 
     8.9    24/01 PM     8.9      0.0      4-5       NONE 
     8.2    25/01 AM     8.2      0.0      2-4       NONE 
     9.1    25/01 PM     9.1      0.0       2        NONE 
 
GLOUCESTER HARBOR 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
    11.0    22/11 PM     8.6      2.4       12       NONE 
    10.5    23/11 AM     9.2      1.3     12-15      NONE 
     9.0    24/12 AM     8.7      0.3       8        NONE 
     9.4    24/12 PM     9.4      0.0      5-6       NONE 
     8.7    25/12 AM     8.7      0.0       4        NONE 
     9.6    25/01 PM     9.6      0.0       2        NONE 
 
REVERE 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
    11.0    22/11 PM     9.2      1.8       7        NONE 
    11.1    23/11 AM     9.8      1.3      8-10      NONE 
     9.7    24/12 AM     9.3      0.4       6        NONE 
    10.0    24/12 PM    10.0      0.0      4-5       NONE 
     9.4    25/01 AM     9.4      0.0      2-4       NONE 
    10.2    25/01 PM    10.2      0.0      1-2       NONE 
 
SCITUATE 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
    10.6    22/11 PM     8.8      1.8       9        NONE 
    10.8    23/12 PM     9.4      1.4      9-12     MINOR 
     9.3    24/12 AM     8.9      0.4       7        NONE 
     9.6    24/12 PM     9.6      0.0      5-6       NONE 
     9.0    25/01 AM     9.0      0.0       4        NONE 
     9.8    25/01 PM     9.8      0.0       2        NONE