Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
WHUS41 KGYX 190722
CFWGYX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
322 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT...

.THE COMBINATION OF HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES AND A STRENGTHENING
ONSHORE WIND WILL RAISE TIDE LEVELS IN THE GULF OF MAINE TONIGHT
AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE GREATER POTENTIAL FOR STORM SURGE AND
FLOODING IS MONDAY NIGHT...WITH A HIGH TIDE OF 11.4 FEET AT
PORTLAND.

MEZ023>028-NHZ014-191930-
/O.CON.KGYX.CF.A.0003.150421T0300Z-150421T0700Z/
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
322 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATION...COASTAL NEW HAMPSHIRE AND COASTAL MAINE.

* COASTAL FLOODING...COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH A
  SURGE OF AROUND 1 FOOT...POSSIBLY UP TO 1.5 FEET.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE MONDAY NIGHT IS AROUND 121 AM. HIGH WATER
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AN HOUR OR TWO ON EITHER SIDE OF THE
  HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE COAST IS
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.