Eastern Essex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 5:24 AM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 4 am to 8 am EST
Monday...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood
Advisory... which is in effect from 4 am to 8 am EST Monday.

* Locations... along the lower New York Harbor and along tidally
affected rivers in northeast New Jersey.

* Tidal departures... 2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the
morning.

* Timing... minor coastal flooding around the times of
astronomical high tide.

* Beach erosion impacts... elevated water levels and high surf of 8
to 12 ft surf are expected to cause widespread dune erosion
and localized overwashes along the Atlantic Ocean beachfront of
Queens and Kings counties late tonight into Tuesday.

* Tidal impacts... potential for widespread flooding of vulnerable
shore roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide
and wave action. Numerous Road closures may be needed. Isolated
structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.


... NY Harbor water levels for Monday morning...

Coastal... ... ... ... time of... ... .forecast total... ... flood... ..
Location... ... ... ..high Tide... ..Water level... ... ... Category..
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..(Mllw/mhhw)... ... ... ... ... ..

The Battery NYC... ... 454 am... ... 6.7-7.1/1.6-2.0... ..None... ...
Bergen Point NY... ... 448 am... ... 7.1-7.5/1.6-2.0... ..Minor... ..

... NYC South Shore bays water levels for Monday morning...

Coastal... ... ... ... time of... ... forecast total... ... .flood... ..
Location... ... ... ..high Tide... ..Water level... ... ... Category..
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..(Mllw/mhhw)... ... ... ... ... ..

Jamaica Bay NY... ... ..453 am... ..7.2-7.7/1.3-1.8... ..Minor... ..
Rockaway Inlet NY... ..413 am... ..7.0-7.4/1.4-1.8... ..None... ...




High Wind Warning
Issued: 4:55 AM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST
Tuesday...
... Dense fog advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a High Wind
Warning... which is in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST
Tuesday. The dense fog advisory has been cancelled. The high wind
watch is no longer in effect.

* Winds... northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. The
strongest winds are expected across Long Island... and especially
in areas with eastern exposure.

* Timing... winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just
before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday
afternoon and evening.

* High wind impacts... damaging winds will blow down trees and
power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated
roadway and bridges.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of
58 mph or more can lead to property damage.







Marine Fog Advisory, Storm Warning
Issued: 4:47 AM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST this
morning...
... Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST
Tuesday...

* winds and seas... northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 feet.

* Visibility... 1 nm or less through early this morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to
63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should
remain in port... or take shelter until winds and waves subside.
Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and
dangerous sea conditions... and consider remaining in port or
taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside.

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.