Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Coastal Flood WARNING issued for this morning's 10:30 AM High Tide




COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
311 AM EDT TUE MAR 14 2017

...WIDESPREAD MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING WITH THE MORNING INTO
EARLY AFTERNOON TIDAL CYCLE...

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HUDSON-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
311 AM EDT TUE MAR 14 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON
EDT TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EDT
TODAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE LOWER NEW YORK HARBOR...THE SOUTHERN BAYS
  OF NYC...NEWARK BAY...THE ARTHUR HILL...AND ALONG THE TIDALLY
  AFFECTED RIVERS IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...AROUND 3 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES THIS
  MORNING..

* TIMING...MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED AROUND
  THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...MODERATE FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE
  WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE ROADS AND/OR ADJACENT PROPERTIES DUE TO
  HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE SPLASHOVER. INUNDATION OF UP TO 2 FT
  IN THE LOWEST LYING SPOTS. SEVERAL ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED.

...NYC SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR THIS MORNING...

COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.......FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY..
...................................(MLLW/MHHW).................

JAMAICA BAY NY.......1030 AM.....8.0-8.5/2.1-2.6.....MODERATE..
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....950 AM.....8.0-8.5/2.4-2.9.....MODERATE..

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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