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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
941 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...MINOR TIDAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION EXPECTED DURING THE
HIGH TIDE CYCLES LATE THIS MORNING INTO MIDDAY...

MAZ007-019-231800-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-141023T1800Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
941 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...SALISBURY TO CAPE ANN AS WELL AS HULL TO PLYMOUTH.
  IN PARTICULAR...BEACH EROSION REMAINS A CONCERN ALONG THE
  EXPOSED BEACHES OF SALISBURY AND PLUM ISLAND.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR TIDAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION.

* TIMING...THE LATE MORNING INTO MIDDAY HIGH TIDE CYCLE.

* IMPACTS...SPLASH OVER AND MINOR TIDAL FLOODING OF THE MOST
  VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS IS LIKELY WITHIN AN HOUR OF THE TIME OF
  HIGH TIDE. IN ADDITION...SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED
  ALONG THE EXPOSED BEACHES OF SALISBURY AND PLUM ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF
THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE
HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE SPLASHOVER.  THE MAJORITY OF ROADS
REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES.  THERE IS NO
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

NEWBURYPORT

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.3    23/12 PM     8.6      1.7       12     MINOR-MDT
     8.5    24/12 AM     8.1      0.4      7-8       NONE
     8.9    24/01 PM     8.9      0.0      4-5       NONE
     8.2    25/01 AM     8.2      0.0      2-4       NONE
     9.1    25/01 PM     9.1      0.0       2        NONE
     8.2    26/02 AM     8.2      0.0       2        NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.8    23/11 AM     9.2      1.6       13       NONE
     9.1    24/12 AM     8.7      0.4      9-10      NONE
     9.4    24/12 PM     9.4      0.0      6-7       NONE
     8.7    25/12 AM     8.7      0.0       4        NONE
     9.6    25/01 PM     9.6      0.0       2        NONE
     8.8    26/01 AM     8.8      0.0       2        NONE

REVERE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    11.4    23/11 AM     9.8      1.6       8        NONE
     9.7    24/12 AM     9.3      0.4       7        NONE
    10.0    24/12 PM    10.0      0.0      4-5       NONE
     9.4    25/01 AM     9.4      0.0      2-4       NONE
    10.2    25/01 PM    10.2      0.0      1-2       NONE
     9.4    26/01 AM     9.4      0.0      1-2       NONE

SCITUATE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    11.6    23/12 PM     9.4      2.2       11      MINOR
     9.3    24/12 AM     8.9      0.4       9        NONE
     9.6    24/12 PM     9.6      0.0      5-7       NONE
     9.0    25/01 AM     9.0      0.0       4        NONE
     9.8    25/01 PM     9.8      0.0       2        NONE
     9.0    26/01 AM     9.0      0.0       2        NONE

$$

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