Sunday, June 5, 2016

NWS issues Coastal Flood Advisory for tonight's 9:30 pm high tide


NOTE:

In addition to more tidal street flooding with tonight's high tide, the NWS  states that there is a good possibility for strong T-Storms, high winds and heavy rain this afternoon and evening....


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD 
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM TO 11 PM EDT THIS 
EVENING. 
 
* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE BAYS OF LONG ISLAND...AND THE 
TIDALLY AFFECTED PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY AND LOWER 
NEW YORK HARBOR. 
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURES...AROUND 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE. 
 
* 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. 
 
...NY HARBOR WATER LEVELS FOR TONIGHT... 
COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.....FLOOD..... 
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.......CATEGORY.. 
 
...................................(MLLW).................... 
 
THE BATTERY NYC.....921 PM..........6.7.............NONE...... 
BERGEN POINT NY.....921 PM..........7.3.............MINOR..... 
 
...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR TONIGHT... 
COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.....FLOOD..... 
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.......CATEGORY.. 
 
.................................(MLLW/NGVD)................. 
ROCKAWAY INLET NY...856 PM..........7.5.............MINOR..... 
FREEPORT GAUGE NY...934 PM.........5.8/5.0..........MODERATE.. 
JAMAICA BAY NY......936 PM..........7.8.............MINOR.....

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