Saturday, May 7, 2016

NWS issues Coastal Flood Advisory for tonight's 10 pm high tide


Event:Coastal Flood Advisory
Alert:
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING TONIGHT... 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 
1 AM EDT SUNDAY... 
 
* LOCATIONS...ALONG BAYS AND INLETS OF BROOKLYN...SOUTHERN QUEENS 
AND SOUTHERN NASSAU...THE TIDALLY AFFECTED PORTIONS OF 
NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY AND LOWER NEW YORK HARBOR. 
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURES...3/4 TO 1 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE HEIGHTS. 
 
* TIMING...AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 8 PM AND MIDNIGHT. 
 
* 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. 
&& 
 
...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR TONIGHT... 
COASTAL............TIME OF.......FORECAST TOTAL........FLOOD..... 
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY.. 
 
.............................(MLLW/NGVD FOR FREEPORT)............ 
 
..............................(MLLW/MHHW FOR OTHERS)............. 
FREEPORT GAUGE NY.....952 PM......5.3-5.7/4.5-4.9......MINOR..... 
POINT LOOKOUT NY......855 PM......5.6-6.0/.............MINOR..... 
JAMAICA BAY NY........954 PM......8.0-8.4/2.1-2.5......MINOR..... 
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....914 PM......7.4-7.8/1.7-2.2......MINOR..... 
EAST ROCKAWAY INLET...908 PM......6.3-6.7/1.3-1.7......MINOR..... 
 
...NY HARBOR WATER LEVELS FOR TONIGHT... 
COASTAL............TIME OF.......FORECAST TOTAL........FLOOD..... 
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY.. 
 
...................................(MLLW/MHHW)................... 
 
THE BATTERY NY........938 PM.....6.7-7.1/1.6-2.0.......NONE...... 
BERGEN POINT NY.......939 PM.....7.4-7.8/1.9-2.3.......MINOR.....
Instructions:
Target Area:
Kings (Brooklyn)
Richmond (Staten Is.)
Southern Nassau
Southern Queens

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