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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED TONIGHT...

.THE COMBINATION OF HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES AND A STRENGTHENING
ONSHORE WIND WILL RAISE TIDE LEVELS IN THE GULF OF MAINE TONIGHT.
STORM SURGE FLOODING IS LIKELY TONIGHT...WITH A HIGH TIDE OF
11.4 FEET MLLW AT PORTLAND COMBINED WITH AN EXPECTED 1 TO 2 FT
STORM SURGE.

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COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. BEACHES WILL
  SEE EROSION AND OVERWASH AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AT PORTLAND IS AROUND 121 AM
  TUESDAY. 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...ALONG WITH BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. 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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SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION... MID-COAST MAINE.

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

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AT PORTLAND IS AROUND 121 AM
  TUESDAY. 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...ALONG WITH BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

LEGRO


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