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Coastal Flood Watch
MAZ019-022-024-071145-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.A.0002.160208T1400Z-160208T1800Z/
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
1042 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COASTLINE FROM PLYMOUTH SOUTH THROUGH CAPE
COD INCLUDING NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...AREAS OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ARE POSSIBLE. MODERATE
COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS
AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION.
NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES ARE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT
THEMSELVES IN HARMS WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED.

* TIMING...THE LATE MONDAY MORNING TO MIDDAY TIDE CYCLE.

* IMPACTS...A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR MODERATE
COASTAL FLOODING.

* UNCERTAINTY...IF THE OCEAN STORM TRACKS CLOSER TO THE COAST THIS WATCH MAY
NEED TO BE EXPANDED NORTHWARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR MODERATE OR MAJOR
COASTAL FLOODING. MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING PRODUCES WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF
VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR
WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES ARE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE
WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARMS WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED.

MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING IS CONSIDERED SEVERE ENOUGH TO CAUSE AT LEAST SCATTERED
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE ALONG WITH WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS
AND/OR BASEMENTS. SOME VULNERABLE HOMES WILL BE SEVERELY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
NUMEROUS ROADS ARE IMPASSABLE...SOME WITH WASHOUTS SEVERE ENOUGH TO BE LIFE-
THREATENING IF ONE ATTEMPTED TO CROSS ON FOOT OR BY VEHICLE. SOME NEIGHBORHOODS
WILL BE ISOLATED. EVACUATION OF SOME NEIGHBORHOODS MAY BE NECESSARY.

&&

NOCERA/FIELD

&&

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

SCITUATE

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
7.5- 8.0 06/10 PM -1.1/-0.6 2 NONE
9.2- 9.7 07/10 AM -0.9/-0.4 1-2 NONE
8.8- 9.3 07/11 PM -0.2/ 0.2 2-6 NONE
11.6-12.1 08/11 AM 1.2/ 1.7 13 MINOR
10.7-11.2 08/11 PM 1.2/ 1.7 9-11 MINOR
10.8-11.3 09/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 6-7 NONE

SANDWICH / DENNIS

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
7.4- 7.9 06/10 PM -1.1/-0.6 1-2 NONE
9.1- 9.6 07/10 AM -0.8/-0.2 1 NONE
8.8- 9.3 07/11 PM -0.2/ 0.3 1-4 NONE
11.7-12.2 08/11 AM 1.5/ 2.0 9 MINOR
10.7-11.2 08/11 PM 1.4/ 1.9 3-7 NONE
10.8-11.3 09/11 AM 0.2/ 0.8 2 NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
8.1- 8.6 06/10 PM -1.0/-0.5 2 NONE
9.8-10.3 07/10 AM -0.8/-0.2 1 NONE
9.3- 9.8 07/11 PM -0.2/ 0.2 1-5 NONE
12.1-12.6 08/11 AM 1.2/ 1.7 5-6 MINOR
11.3-11.8 08/11 PM 1.3/ 1.8 4-5 NONE
11.4-11.9 09/12 PM 0.2/ 0.7 3-4 NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
4.4- 4.9 06/11 PM -1.0/-0.5 3 NONE
5.9- 6.4 07/11 AM -0.8/-0.2 2-3 NONE
5.5- 6.0 07/11 PM -0.2/ 0.3 4-7 NONE
8.2- 8.7 08/11 AM 1.3/ 1.8 14-15 MINOR
6.9- 7.4 09/12 AM 1.0/ 1.5 10-12 NONE
7.2- 7.7 09/12 PM 0.2/ 0.7 6-7 NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
2.5- 3.0 06/11 PM -1.0/-0.5 2 NONE
3.7- 4.2 07/11 AM -0.8/-0.2 1 NONE
3.4- 3.9 07/11 PM -0.2/ 0.2 1-3 NONE
5.6- 6.1 08/11 AM 1.0/ 1.5 3 NONE
4.9- 5.4 09/12 AM 1.1/ 1.6 3-4 NONE
4.7- 5.2 09/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 3 NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
1.1- 1.6 06/06 PM -0.7/-0.2 1 NONE
1.8- 2.2 07/07 AM -0.7/-0.2 1 NONE
1.5- 2.0 07/07 PM -0.5/ 0.0 1 NONE
3.5- 4.0 08/08 AM 1.0/ 1.5 3 NONE
3.7- 4.2 08/08 PM 1.8/ 2.2 2-3 NONE
2.7- 3.2 09/09 AM 0.2/ 0.8 1 NONE

WINGS NECK

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
3.0- 3.5 06/07 PM -0.6/-0.1 1 NONE
3.7- 4.2 07/08 AM -0.7/-0.2 1 NONE
3.5- 4.0 07/08 PM -0.3/ 0.2 1 NONE
5.2- 5.7 08/09 AM 0.5/ 1.0 3 NONE
5.7- 6.2 08/09 PM 1.6/ 2.0 1-2 NONE
5.2- 5.7 09/09 AM 0.4/ 0.9 1 NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
1.9- 2.3 06/11 PM -1.0/-0.5 2 NONE
2.7- 3.2 07/11 AM -0.9/-0.4 1 NONE
2.8- 3.4 07/11 PM -0.2/ 0.3 2-4 NONE
4.9- 5.4 08/12 PM 1.3/ 1.8 6-7 MINOR
4.2- 4.7 09/12 AM 1.1/ 1.6 4-5 MINOR
3.7- 4.2 09/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 3 NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
2.1- 2.6 06/10 PM -1.0/-0.5 3 NONE
2.7- 3.2 07/11 AM -0.8/-0.2 2-3 NONE
3.1- 3.6 07/11 PM 0.0/ 0.5 4-6 NONE
5.1- 5.6 08/11 AM 1.5/ 2.0 10 MINOR
4.4- 4.9 09/12 AM 1.1/ 1.6 10 NONE
3.9- 4.4 09/12 PM 0.2/ 0.7 6-7 NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

TOTAL
TIDE DAY/TIME SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
----------- ---------- --------- ------- ----------
1.2- 1.7 06/11 PM -1.1/-0.6 3 NONE
1.9- 2.3 07/11 AM -0.8/-0.2 2-3 NONE
2.1- 2.6 07/11 PM -0.2/ 0.2 3-4 NONE
3.7- 4.2 08/11 AM 1.1/ 1.6 5-6 NONE
3.6- 4.1 09/12 AM 1.1/ 1.6 5-6 NONE
2.8- 3.4 09/12 PM 0.1/ 0.6 4 NONE

$$

Winter Storm Watch
MAZ018-019-021>024-071145-
/O.CON.KBOX.WS.A.0003.160208T1200Z-160209T1200Z/
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...MATTAPOISETT...
CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET
1035 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS INCLUDING CAPE COD AND THE
ISLANDS. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF BROCKTON...
PLYMOUTH...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH AND PROVINCETOWN.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE WATCH AREA MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT.

* UNCERTAINTY...THE EXACT TRACK OF AN OCEAN STORM REMAINS
UNCERTAIN. IF THE STORM TRACKS CLOSER TO THE COAST HEAVIER
SNOW AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE AND FARTHER INLAND. CONVERSELY
IF THE STORM TRACKS FARTHER OUT TO SEA LESS SNOWFALL CAN BE
EXPECTED.

* TIMING...SNOW OVERSPREADS THE WATCH AREA MONDAY MORNING AND
AFTERNOON...CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS SHOULD
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY TRAVEL PLANS
SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...MAY BE REDUCED AT TIMES TO ONE-HALF MILE OR
LESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

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