Friday, May 6, 2016

NWS issues updated Coastal Flood Warning

Message:NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-NY1255FBCF9668.CoastalFloodWarning.1255FBDC29F0NY.OKXCFWOKX.5abc3efd12e243d73c31486bafe73155from w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Sent:16:58 EDT on 05-06-2016
Effective:16:58 EDT on 05-06-2016
Expires:23:00 EDT on 05-06-2016
Event:Coastal Flood Warning
Alert:
...WIDESPREAD MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED WITH 
THE HIGH TIDE CYCLES TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT... 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 11 PM EDT 
THIS EVENING... 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM SATURDAY TO 
MIDNIGHT EDT SATURDAY NIGHT... 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD 
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT 
SATURDAY NIGHT. THE COASTAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THIS EVENING REMAINS 
IN EFFECT. 
 
* LOCATIONS...SHORELINES NEAR AND ALONG BAYS AND INLETS OF 
BROOKLYN...SOUTHERN QUEENS AND SOUTHERN NASSAU...INCLUDING 
ROCKAWAY INLET AND JAMAICA BAY. 
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURES...1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE HEIGHTS 
TONIGHT...AND 1 TO 1/2 FT SATURDAY NIGHT. 
 
* TIMING...AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 7 AND 11 PM. 
 
* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF SHORE ROADS AND/OR PROPERTIES 
DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE...WITH NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES. LIVES 
MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARM/S WAY. 
ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY OCCUR. 
 
* BEACH EROSION...MINOR BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE OCEAN 
BEACHES. 
 
...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR THIS EVENING... 
COASTAL............TIME OF.......FORECAST TOTAL........FLOOD..... 
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY.. 
 
.............................(MLLW/NGVD FOR FREEPORT)............ 
 
..............................(MLLW/MHHW FOR OTHERS)............. 
FREEPORT GAUGE NY.....902 PM......5.9-6.3/5.1-5.5......NEAR MAJOR 
POINT LOOKOUT NY......823 PM......7.1-7.5/.............NEAR MAJOR 
JAMAICA BAY NY........904 PM......8.5-8.9/2.6-3.0......MODERATE.. 
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....824 PM......8.1-8.5/2.5-2.9......MODERATE.. 
EAST ROCKAWAY INLET...817 PM......7.2-7.6/2.2-2.6......MODERATE.. 
 
...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR SAT NIGHT... 
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......5.5-5.9/4.7-5.1......MODERATE.. 
POINT LOOKOUT NY......913 PM......6.1-6.5/.............MINOR..... 
JAMAICA BAY NY........954 PM......8.2-8.6/2.3-2.7......MINOR..... 
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....914 PM......7.6-8.0/1.9-2.4......MINOR..... 
EAST ROCKAWAY INLET...907 PM......7.2-7.6/2.2-2.6......MODERATE.. 
&&
Instructions:A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.
Target Area:
Kings (Brooklyn)
Southern Nassau
Southern Queens

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