Coastal Flood Watch for Nantucket County (Zone MAZ024)

 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 
947 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 
 
...MINOR WITH ISOLATED POCKETS OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ARE 

POSSIBLE DURING THE SATURDAY EVENING AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING HIGH 
TIDE CYCLES... 
 
MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024-312200- 
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EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA- 
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA- 
947 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH 
SUNDAY MORNING... 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL 
FLOOD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH 
SUNDAY MORNING. 
 
* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST INCLUDING THE NORTH 
  FACING PORTIONS OF CAPE COD AND NANTUCKET. 
 
* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR WITH ISOLATED POCKETS OF MODERATE 
  COASTAL FLOODING ARE POSSIBLE. THE HIGHEST RISK AREA APPEARS TO 
  BE IN THE SCITUATE AND HULL AREAS. BEACH EROSION IS ALSO 
  EXPECTED. 
 
* TIMING...DURING THE SATURDAY EVENING AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING 
  HIGH TIDE CYCLES. 
 
* IMPACTS...SOME OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS MAY BE FLOODED 
  AND IMPASSABLE FOR A TIME DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. 
  BASEMENT FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE ALONG WITH BEACH EROSION. 
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 
 
A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR 
MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING.  MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING 
PRODUCES FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE 
TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION. 
 
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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 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     8.9    31/06 PM     8.9      0.0      1-2       NONE 
     8.8    01/07 AM     8.3      0.5      3-5       NONE 
    11.0    01/07 PM     8.7      2.3     12-15     MINOR 
    10.7    02/08 AM     8.6      2.1     10-14     MINOR 
     8.7    02/08 PM     8.7      0.0      4-5       NONE 
 
GLOUCESTER HARBOR 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     9.5    31/06 PM     9.5      0.0       2        NONE 
     9.5    01/06 AM     9.0      0.5      3-5       NONE 
    11.8    01/07 PM     9.4      2.4     11-14     MINOR 
    11.5    02/08 AM     9.4      2.1     11-13     MINOR 
     9.5    02/08 PM     9.5      0.0      5-6       NONE 
 
REVERE 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
    10.1    31/06 PM    10.0      0.1      1-2       NONE 
    10.1    01/07 AM     9.5      0.6      3-4       NONE 
    12.4    01/07 PM     9.9      2.5      7-9      MINOR 
    12.0    02/08 AM     9.8      2.2      7-8      MINOR 
    10.0    02/08 PM    10.0      0.0       4        NONE 
 
BOSTON HARBOR 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
    10.3    31/06 PM    10.2      0.1       1        NONE 
    10.3    01/07 AM     9.7      0.6      1-2       NONE 
    12.7    01/07 PM    10.2      2.5       3       MINOR 
    12.3    02/08 AM    10.1      2.2       3       MINOR 
    10.3    02/08 PM    10.3      0.0      2-3       NONE 
 
SCITUATE 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     9.7    31/06 PM     9.6      0.1       2        NONE 
     9.7    01/07 AM     9.1      0.6      3-5       NONE 
    12.1    01/07 PM     9.6      2.5     12-16    MINOR-MDT 
    11.7    02/08 AM     9.5      2.2     14-18     MINOR 
     9.7    02/08 PM     9.7      0.0      5-6       NONE 
 
SANDWICH HARBOR 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     9.4    31/06 PM     9.3      0.1      1-2       NONE 
     9.4    01/06 AM     8.9      0.5      2-3       NONE 
    11.6    01/07 PM     9.3      2.3      7-11     MINOR 
    11.1    02/08 AM     9.2      1.9      9-11     MINOR 
     9.4    02/08 PM     9.4      0.0       5        NONE 
 
PROVINCETOWN HARBOR 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
    10.2    31/06 PM    10.2      0.0      1-2       NONE 
    10.3    01/07 AM     9.7      0.6      3-4       NONE 
    12.6    01/07 PM    10.2      2.4      7-11    MINOR-MDT 
    12.2    02/08 AM    10.0      2.2      9-11     MINOR 
    10.2    02/08 PM    10.2      0.0       6        NONE 
 
CHATHAM - EAST COAST 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     6.5    31/07 PM     6.4      0.1      2-3       NONE 
     6.4    01/07 AM     5.9      0.5      4-6       NONE 
     8.6    01/08 PM     6.3      2.3     13-14     MINOR 
     8.1    02/08 AM     6.2      1.9     14-16     MINOR 
     6.3    02/09 PM     6.3      0.0      7-8       NONE 
 
CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     4.5    31/06 PM     4.4      0.1      1-2       NONE 
     4.5    31/07 PM     4.4      0.1       2        NONE 
     4.6    01/07 AM     4.1      0.5      2-3       NONE 
     6.7    01/08 PM     4.4      2.3       5        NONE 
     6.1    02/08 AM     4.3      1.8       5        NONE 
     4.4    02/09 PM     4.4      0.0       4        NONE 
 
BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     2.2    31/03 PM     2.2      0.0       1        NONE 
     2.4    01/04 AM     2.0      0.4       1        NONE 
     3.7    01/04 PM     2.2      1.5      2-4       NONE 
     3.0    02/05 AM     2.1      0.9       2        NONE 
     2.1    02/05 PM     2.1      0.0      2-3       NONE 
     2.4    03/05 AM     2.4      0.0       2        NONE 
 
WINGS NECK 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     4.1    31/04 PM     4.0      0.1       1        NONE 
     4.0    01/04 AM     3.7      0.3       1        NONE 
     5.4    01/05 PM     3.9      1.5      2-3       NONE 
     4.8    02/05 AM     3.9      0.9      2-3       NONE 
     3.9    02/06 PM     3.9      0.0       2        NONE 
     4.3    03/06 AM     4.3      0.0       2        NONE 
 
NANTUCKET HARBOR 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     3.5    31/07 PM     3.4      0.1       2        NONE 
     3.7    01/07 AM     3.2      0.5       3        NONE 
     5.7    01/08 PM     3.4      2.3      5-6      MINOR 
     5.0    02/09 AM     3.3      1.7       5       MINOR 
     3.4    02/09 PM     3.4      0.0       4        NONE 
 
NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     3.4    31/07 PM     3.3      0.1      2-3       NONE 
     3.6    01/07 AM     3.1      0.5      4-5       NONE 
     5.6    01/08 PM     3.3      2.3      9-10     MINOR 
     4.9    02/08 AM     3.2      1.7      9-10      NONE 
     3.3    02/09 PM     3.3      0.0       7        NONE 
 
NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS 
 
   TOTAL                ASTRO 
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD 
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY 
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ---------- 
     2.6    31/06 PM     2.5      0.1       2        NONE 
     2.8    01/07 AM     2.3      0.5      2-3       NONE 
     4.7    01/08 PM     2.5      2.2       6        NONE 
     4.0    02/08 AM     2.4      1.6      5-6       NONE 
     2.5    02/09 PM     2.5      0.0      5-6       NONE