Saturday, June 4, 2016

NWS issues Coastal Flood Advisory for tonight's 8:45 pm high tide


Alert:
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING FOR LONG ISLAND SOUTH SHORE BACK 
BAYS TONIGHT... 
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 10 PM EDT THIS 
EVENING... 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD 
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 10 PM EDT THIS 
EVENING. 
 
* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE BAYS OF LONG ISLAND. 
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURES...AROUND 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES. 
 
* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT. 
 
* IMPACTS...FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR 
BASEMENTS 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)................. 
E ROCKAWAY INLET NY.757 PM.........6.3.............MINOR..... 
FREEPORT GAUGE NY...843 PM.........5.3/4.5.........MINOR..... 
JAMAICA BAY NY......845 PM.........7.7.............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

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