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
306 PM EDT SAT APR 18 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 SUNDAY
NIGHT AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE HIGHER ASTRONOMICAL TIDE IS SUNDAY
NIGHT (11.6 FEET AT PORTLAND) BUT THE GREATER POTENTIAL FOR STORM
SURGE AND FLOODING IS MONDAY NIGHT (11.4 FEET AT PORTLAND).

MEZ023>028-NHZ014-190800-
/O.NEW.KGYX.CF.A.0003.150421T0300Z-150421T0700Z/
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
306 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT.

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

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND SPLASH OVER IS
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE MONDAY NIGHT IS AROUND 1 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.

&&

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