Wednesday, May 4, 2016

NWS issues Coastal Flooding Advisory for this evening's 7:20 pm high tide


Event:Coastal Flood Advisory

Alert:
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING FOR THE 
BACK SHORE BAYS OF BROOKLYN...QUEENS AND SOUTHWESTERN LONG 
ISLAND... 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 10 PM 
EDT THIS EVENING... 
 
* LOCATIONS...BACK SHORE BAYS OF QUEENS...BROOKLYN AND SOUTHERN 
NASSAU AND SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK COUNTIES. 
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURES...AROUND 1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL 
TIDES. 
 
* TIMING...AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING. 
 
* 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 THIS EVENING... 
COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.......FLOOD..... 
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY.. 
 
.................................(MLLW/NGVD)................... 
FREEPORT GAUGE NY.....721 PM.....4.9-5.5/4.1-4.7......MINOR.... 
POINT LOOKOUT NY......624 PM.....5.1-5.7/.............MINOR.... 
JAMAICA BAY NY........723 PM.....7.1-7.7/.............MINOR.... 
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....643 PM.....6.7-7.3/.............NONE..... 
E ROCKAWAY NY.........637 PM.....5.6-6.2/.............MINOR.... 
LINDENHURST NY........904 PM.....4.9-5.5/.............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:
Kings (Brooklyn)
Southern Nassau
Southern Queens
Southwest Suffolk

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