Thursday, May 5, 2016

NWS Issues Coastal Flood Advisory for widespread minor to moderate Coastal Flooding for tonight's 8 pm high tide


Event:Coastal Flood Advisory
Alert:
...WIDESPREAD MINOR TO LOCALLY MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING TONIGHT 
AND PROBABLY FRIDAY NIGHT... 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 10 PM 
EDT THIS EVENING... 
 
* LOCATIONS...SOUTH SHORE BAYS OF QUEENS...BROOKLYN AND SOUTHERN 
NASSAU COUNTY. 
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURES...1 TO 1 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES 
DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. 
 
* TIMING...MINOR TO LOCALIZED MODERATE FLOODING DURING THE HIGH 
TIDES BETWEEN 7 AND 10 PM THIS EVENING. ADDITIONAL MINOR TO 
MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH 
TIDE FRIDAY NIGHT. 
 
* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS 
AND/OR PROPERTIES DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE 
SPLASHOVER. MAJORITY OF ROADS REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY 
ISOLATED CLOSURES. THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND 
ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL. THIS TYPE OF EVENT IS 
COVERED BY A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY. 
 
...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR THIS EVENING... 
COASTAL............TIME OF.......FORECAST TOTAL........FLOOD..... 
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY.. 
 
...................................(MLLW/NGVD)................... 
FREEPORT GAUGE NY.....812 PM.....5.3-5.9/4.5-5.1.......MODERATE.. 
POINT LOOKOUT NY......715 PM.....5.7-6.3/..............MINOR..... 
JAMAICA BAY NY........814 PM.....7.8-8.4/..............MINOR..... 
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....734 PM.....7.3-7.9/..............MINOR..... 
E ROCKAWAY NY.........728 PM.....6.2-6.8/..............MINOR..... 
LINDENHURST NY........955 PM.....2.9-3.5/..............MINOR.....

Instructions:A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

NOTE: the below pictures depict the tidal flooding on West 12th Road during last night's (Wednesday's) 7:30 pm high tide which peaked at approximately 7.4 feet.  This evening's 8 pm high tide height may peak at more than 8 feet..




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