Monday, March 14, 2016

NWS issues Coastal Flood Advisory




Event:Coastal Flood Advisory
Alert:
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EARLY TUESDAY MORNING... 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 3 AM EDT 
TUESDAY... 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD 
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 3 AM EDT TUESDAY. 
 
* LOCATIONS...SOUTH SHORE BACK BAYS OF NASSAU AND QUEENS. 
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURES...AROUND 2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES. 
 
* TIMING...DURING THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. 
 
* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS 
AND/OR BASEMENTS. THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND ANY 
IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL. 
 
...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR LATE MONDAY NIGHT... 
COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.......FLOOD..... 
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY.. 
 
.................................(MLLW/NGVD)................... 
FREEPORT GAUGE NY.....215 AM.....5.0-5.5/4.2-4.7......MINOR.... 
POINT LOOKOUT NY......118 AM.....5.2-5.7/.............MINOR.... 
JAMAICA BAY NY........217 AM.....7.2-7.7/.............MINOR.... 
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....137 AM.....7.0-7.5/.............MINOR.... 
E ROCKAWAY NY.........129 AM.....5.6-6.1/.............MINOR....
Instructions:A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.
Target Area:
Southern Nassau
Southern Queens

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