Friday, May 6, 2016

More Tidal Street Flooding with Friday evening's 9 pm High Tide!

Event:Coastal Flood Watch
Alert:
...WIDESPREAD MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING TONIGHT... 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THIS EVENING... 
 
* LOCATIONS...AREAS ALONG LOWER NEW YORK BAY AND RARITAN BAY... 
JAMAICA BAY...AND THE BACK BAYS AND TIDAL STRAITS OF SOUTHERN 
NASSAU. 
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURES...1 TO 1 1/2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE 
HEIGHTS. 
 
* TIMING...AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT. 
 
* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS. 
NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR 
PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARM/S WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL 
DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED. 
 
...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR FRIDAY EVENING... 
COASTAL............TIME OF.......FORECAST TOTAL........FLOOD..... 
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY.. 
 
...................................(MLLW/NGVD)................... 
FREEPORT GAUGE NY.....902 PM.....5.6-6.0/4.8-5.2.......MODERATE.. 
POINT LOOKOUT NY......823 PM.....7.1-7.5/..............MODERATE.. 
JAMAICA BAY NY........904 PM.....9.0-9.4/..............MODERATE.. 
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....824 PM.....8.4-8.8/..............MODERATE.. 
E ROCKAWAY NY.........817 PM.....6.4-7.8/..............MODERATE..
Instructions:A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT PROPERTY.


Tidal Street Flooding
West 12th Road
Thursday evening's 8 pm High Tide..... 




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