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High Surf Advisory
MAZ007-020-RIZ006-007-201715-
/O.CON.KBOX.SU.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170922T1200Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
510 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...ALONG THE RHODE ISLAND OCEAN EXPOSED COAST FROM
WESTERLY TO NEWPORT AND ALONG THE WESTPORT SHORELINE IN
MASSACHUSETTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...LARGE WAVES FROM JOSE WILL RESULT
IN HIGH SURF ALONG THE NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COASTLINE.
THIS WILL ALSO LEAD TO DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...EROSION OF SANDY BLUFFS IS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RIP CURRENT...SOMETIMES MISTAKENLY CALLED AN UNDERTOW...IS A
STRONG BUT NARROW CURRENT OF WATER FLOWING FROM THE BEACH TO THE
SURF ZONE. IT CAN RAPIDLY CARRY A SWIMMER INTO DEEPER WATER...AND
EXHAUST AN INDIVIDUAL TRYING TO SWIM AGAINST IT.

IF YOU ARE A POOR SWIMMER AND ARE CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE BEACH UNTIL OUT OF ITS PULL...THEN SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. ANOTHER MEANS OF ESCAPE FOR GOOD SWIMMERS IS TO RIDE THE
CURRENT OUT UNTIL IT DISSIPATES...THEN SWIM BACK TO SHORE OUTSIDE
OF THE RIP CURRENT.

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY INTO THE RIP CURRENT...IT CAN
EXHAUST AND DROWN EVEN THE STRONGEST SWIMMER.

HEED THE ADVICE OF THE BEACH PATROL AND SWIM ONLY AT GUARDED
BEACHES. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS NEAR PIERS AND JETTIES...WHERE
RIP CURRENTS CAN BE ENHANCED.

IN ADDITION...VIEWERS OF LARGE SURF SHOULD STAY IN SAFE AREAS
WELL AWAY FROM POSSIBLE SPLASHOVER. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE
THAN TWICE THE AVERAGE WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH CAN SWEEP A PERSON
INTO THE WATER FROM WHAT MAY SEEM TO BE A SAFE VIEWING AREA.
FALLING INTO TURBULENT AND SOMETIMES ROCKY WATERS CAN RESULT IN
INJURY THAT REDUCES THE CHANCE OF SURVIVAL.

&&

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

POINT JUDITH
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 8.0 FT, MODERATE 9.5 FT, MAJOR 11.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 7.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 PM 4.9/ 5.4 1.4/ 1.9 1.1/ 1.6 9-10 NONE
20/09 AM 4.7/ 5.2 1.2/ 1.7 0.8/ 1.3 11 NONE
20/09 PM 4.2/ 4.7 0.8/ 1.3 0.5/ 1.0 6-8 NONE
21/09 AM 4.6/ 5.1 1.1/ 1.6 0.6/ 1.1 5 NONE
21/10 PM 4.4/ 4.9 0.9/ 1.4 0.8/ 1.3 4-5 NONE
22/10 AM 4.7/ 5.2 1.2/ 1.7 0.8/ 1.3 4-5 NONE

WESTERLY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 8.0 FT, MAJOR 9.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.9 FT, MODERATE 4.9 FT, MAJOR 6.4 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/09 PM 4.2/ 4.7 1.1/ 1.6 0.9/ 1.4 7-8 NONE
20/09 AM 4.2/ 4.7 1.2/ 1.7 0.9/ 1.4 7-8 NONE
20/10 PM 3.7/ 4.2 0.6/ 1.1 0.5/ 1.0 4-5 NONE
21/10 AM 4.0/ 4.5 1.0/ 1.5 0.7/ 1.1 3 NONE
21/11 PM 4.0/ 4.5 0.9/ 1.4 1.0/ 1.5 3 NONE
22/11 AM 4.0/ 4.5 1.0/ 1.5 0.8/ 1.3 3 NONE

NEWBURYPORT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 11.0 FT, MODERATE 12.5 FT, MAJOR 14.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/12 AM 9.0/ 9.5 -0.6/-0.1 -0.2/ 0.2 5-6 NONE
20/12 PM 9.7/10.2 0.2/ 0.7 0.8/ 1.3 7-8 NONE
21/01 AM 9.9/10.4 0.4/ 0.9 0.8/ 1.3 8 NONE
21/01 PM 9.8/10.3 0.2/ 0.8 0.8/ 1.3 9 NONE
22/01 AM 9.0/ 9.5 -0.6/-0.1 0.1/ 0.6 5-6 NONE
22/02 PM 9.8/10.3 0.2/ 0.8 0.9/ 1.4 5 NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.0 FT, MODERATE 14.5 FT, MAJOR 15.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/12 AM 10.8/11.3 1.3/ 1.8 0.4/ 0.9 5-7 NONE
20/12 PM 10.8/11.3 1.3/ 1.8 0.8/ 1.3 8-9 NONE
21/12 AM 11.2/11.7 1.7/ 2.2 1.0/ 1.5 10-11 NONE
21/01 PM 11.1/11.6 1.6/ 2.0 1.0/ 1.5 11 NONE
22/01 AM 10.7/11.2 1.2/ 1.7 0.7/ 1.1 9 NONE
22/01 PM 10.9/11.4 1.4/ 1.9 0.9/ 1.4 8-9 NONE

NEWPORT HARBOR
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.6 FT, MODERATE 9.0 FT, MAJOR 10.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.5 FT, MODERATE 5.9 FT, MAJOR 6.4 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 PM 5.7/ 6.2 1.7/ 2.2 1.1/ 1.6 2-3 NONE
20/09 AM 5.6/ 6.1 1.5/ 2.0 0.8/ 1.3 3 NONE
20/09 PM 5.0/ 5.5 0.9/ 1.4 0.4/ 0.9 3 NONE
21/09 AM 5.4/ 5.9 1.3/ 1.8 0.6/ 1.1 3 NONE
21/10 PM 5.1/ 5.6 1.0/ 1.5 0.8/ 1.3 2-3 NONE
22/10 AM 5.4/ 5.9 1.3/ 1.8 0.8/ 1.3 2 NONE

WESTPORT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.0 FT, MODERATE 8.0 FT, MAJOR 10.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/09 PM 4.9/ 5.4 1.4/ 1.9 1.1/ 1.6 6-7 NONE
20/09 AM 4.7/ 5.2 1.3/ 1.8 0.8/ 1.3 7-8 NONE
20/09 PM 4.2/ 4.7 0.7/ 1.1 0.4/ 0.9 4-5 NONE
21/10 AM 4.5/ 5.0 1.0/ 1.5 0.6/ 1.1 3-6 NONE
21/10 PM 4.2/ 4.7 0.8/ 1.3 0.8/ 1.3 3-5 NONE
22/10 AM 4.5/ 5.0 1.0/ 1.5 0.7/ 1.1 3 NONE

FALL RIVER
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 9.5 FT, MAJOR 12.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.3 FT, MODERATE 4.8 FT, MAJOR 7.3 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 PM 6.2/ 6.7 1.5/ 2.0 0.8/ 1.3 1-3 NONE
20/09 AM 6.1/ 6.6 1.4/ 1.9 0.5/ 1.0 2-3 NONE
20/09 PM 5.7/ 6.2 1.0/ 1.5 0.4/ 0.9 3 NONE
21/10 AM 6.0/ 6.5 1.3/ 1.8 0.5/ 1.0 3 NONE
21/10 PM 5.9/ 6.4 1.2/ 1.7 0.8/ 1.3 1-3 NONE
22/10 AM 6.1/ 6.6 1.4/ 1.9 0.8/ 1.3 1 NONE

NEW BEDFORD - OUTSIDE HURRICANE BARRIER
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 8.0 FT, MAJOR 10.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.6 FT, MODERATE 4.1 FT, MAJOR 6.1 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 PM 5.2/ 5.7 1.4/ 1.9 1.0/ 1.5 2-4 NONE
20/09 AM 4.6/ 5.1 0.7/ 1.1 0.2/ 0.7 2-5 NONE
20/09 PM 4.5/ 5.0 0.6/ 1.1 0.2/ 0.8 3-6 NONE
21/09 AM 4.7/ 5.2 0.9/ 1.4 0.5/ 1.0 3-6 NONE
21/10 PM 4.7/ 5.2 0.9/ 1.4 0.7/ 1.1 2-5 NONE
22/10 AM 4.7/ 5.2 0.9/ 1.4 0.6/ 1.1 2 NONE

$$

Wind Advisory
MAZ006-007-013>021-RIZ002>007-201715-
/O.CON.KBOX.WI.Y.0020.170920T1400Z-170921T2200Z/
Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-Western Norfolk MA-
Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-
Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-
Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Southeast Providence RI-
Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-
Newport RI-
Including the cities of Lawrence, Gloucester, Foxborough,
Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth,
Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Providence, Coventry,
West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol,
Narragansett, Westerly, and Newport
505 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM EDT THURSDAY...

* Location...Eastern Massachusetts and most of Rhode Island.

* Winds...North 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing...Late Wednesday morning through Thursday.

* Impacts...Gusty winds will likely down tree limbs and possibly
isolated trees, especially since full foliage remains on our
trees. Isolated power outages may occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds this strong are capable of downing tree limbs and branches,
possibly causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$

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