Charlestown, MA

1:59 AM EDT on May 27, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Charlestown | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Coastal Flood Statement Active Notice: Coastal Flood Statement

Elev 46 ft 42.37 °N, 71.06 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
56.3 °F
Feels Like 56.3 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2800 ft
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:12 AM 8:10 PM
Waxing Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KBOS 270554Z 31006KT 10SM OVC028 12/11 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP078 60003 T01220106 10128 20117 51008
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2800 ft
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:12 AM 8:10 PM
Waxing Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KBOS 270554Z 31006KT 10SM OVC028 12/11 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP078 60003 T01220106 10128 20117 51008

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Coastal Flood Statement
Issued: 3:47 PM EDT May. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Minor coastal flooding of most vulnerable shoreline roads
possible...

* location... East Coast of Massachusetts including Nantucket.

* Tidal departure... one quarter to one half foot.

* Timing... around the time of high tide... between midnight and 2 am.

* Coastal flood impacts... minor inundation of most vulnerable shoreline
roads.


Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 7.7/ 8.2 -1.9/-1.4 0.0/ 0.5 5 none
27/01 am 10.4/10.9 0.9/ 1.4 0.0/ 0.5 3 none
27/01 PM 8.8/ 9.3 -0.8/-0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 3 none
28/02 am 10.2/10.7 0.7/ 1.1 -0.2/ 0.2 2-3 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 8.7/ 9.2 -0.9/-0.4 0.2/ 0.8 6 none
27/01 am 11.9/12.4 2.3/ 2.8 0.2/ 0.8 3-4 none
27/01 PM 10.4/10.9 0.9/ 1.4 0.1/ 0.6 3 none
28/01 am 11.4/11.9 1.9/ 2.3 -0.2/ 0.2 2-3 none

Boston Harbor
MLLW categories - minor 12.5 ft, moderate 15.0 ft, major 16.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.4 ft, moderate 4.9 ft, major 5.9 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 9.1/ 9.6 -1.1/-0.6 0.1/ 0.6 1 none
27/01 am 12.4/12.9 2.2/ 2.7 0.1/ 0.6 1 minor
27/01 PM 10.8/11.3 0.7/ 1.1 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none
28/01 am 12.0/12.5 1.9/ 2.3 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Revere
MLLW categories - minor 12.5 ft, moderate 15.0 ft, major 16.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.6 ft, moderate 5.1 ft, major 6.6 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 9.1/ 9.6 -0.9/-0.4 0.2/ 0.8 4 none
27/01 am 12.4/12.9 2.5/ 3.0 0.2/ 0.8 3 none
27/01 PM 10.9/11.4 1.0/ 1.5 0.1/ 0.6 3 none
28/01 am 11.8/12.3 1.9/ 2.3 -0.2/ 0.2 2-3 none

Scituate
MLLW categories - minor 11.5 ft, moderate 14.0 ft, major 16.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 4.3 ft, major 6.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 8.4/ 8.9 -1.4/-0.9 0.1/ 0.6 5 none
27/01 am 11.7/12.2 2.0/ 2.5 0.1/ 0.6 3-4 minor
27/01 PM 10.0/10.5 0.2/ 0.8 -0.2/ 0.3 3 none
28/01 am 11.4/11.9 1.7/ 2.2 -0.2/ 0.2 2-3 none

Sandwich / Dennis
MLLW categories - minor 13.0 ft, moderate 14.0 ft, major 15.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.7 ft, moderate 3.7 ft, major 5.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 9.0/ 9.5 -1.4/-0.9 0.4/ 0.9 3-4 none
27/01 am 12.3/12.8 2.0/ 2.5 0.2/ 0.8 2 none
27/01 PM 10.7/11.2 0.4/ 0.9 0.1/ 0.6 2 none
28/02 am 11.7/12.2 1.4/ 1.9 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Provincetown Harbor
MLLW categories - minor 12.5 ft, moderate 13.5 ft, major 15.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.4 ft, moderate 3.4 ft, major 4.9 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 9.7/10.2 -0.5/ 0.0 0.4/ 0.9 3 none
27/01 am 12.8/13.3 2.7/ 3.2 0.2/ 0.8 1 minor
27/01 PM 11.2/11.7 1.1/ 1.6 0.1/ 0.6 1 none
28/02 am 12.2/12.7 2.1/ 2.6 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Chatham - East Coast
MLLW categories - minor 9.5 ft, moderate 12.0 ft, major 13.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 4.3 ft, major 5.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 5.7/ 6.2 -2.0/-1.6 0.2/ 0.7 4-5 none
27/01 am 7.2/ 7.7 -0.6/-0.1 0.2/ 0.8 4 none
27/02 PM 5.7/ 6.2 -2.0/-1.5 0.1/ 0.6 3 none
28/02 am 6.7/ 7.2 -1.1/-0.6 -0.2/ 0.2 3 none

Chatham - South Coast
MLLW categories - minor 9.0 ft, moderate 10.5 ft, major 11.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 6.0 ft, major 7.0 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 3.7/ 4.2 -0.8/-0.2 0.1/ 0.6 2 none
27/02 am 4.9/ 5.4 0.4/ 0.9 0.2/ 0.7 1 none
27/02 PM 3.9/ 4.4 -0.7/-0.2 0.1/ 0.6 1 none
28/02 am 4.5/ 5.0 0.0/ 0.5 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Buzzards Bay - Woods Hole
MLLW categories - minor 5.5 ft, moderate 7.0 ft, major 8.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/10 PM 3.2/ 3.7 1.2/ 1.7 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none
27/10 am 3.0/ 3.5 1.0/ 1.5 0.2/ 0.7 1 none
27/11 PM 3.2/ 3.7 1.2/ 1.7 0.0/ 0.5 1 none
28/11 am 2.5/ 3.0 0.5/ 1.0 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Wings Neck
MLLW categories - minor 6.5 ft, moderate 9.0 ft, major 11.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 4.7 ft, major 7.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/09 PM 5.6/ 6.1 1.3/ 1.8 0.1/ 0.6 1 none
27/10 am 4.9/ 5.4 0.6/ 1.1 0.2/ 0.7 1 none
27/10 PM 5.4/ 5.9 1.1/ 1.6 0.0/ 0.5 1 none
28/11 am 4.6/ 5.1 0.2/ 0.8 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none

Nantucket Harbor
MLLW categories - minor 5.0 ft, moderate 6.5 ft, major 8.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.4 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 4.4 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 3.1/ 3.6 -0.6/-0.1 0.1/ 0.6 2-3 none
27/02 am 4.0/ 4.5 0.5/ 1.0 0.1/ 0.6 1-2 none
27/02 PM 3.1/ 3.6 -0.6/-0.1 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
28/03 am 3.7/ 4.2 0.2/ 0.7 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Nantucket East Coast - erosion impacts

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 3.5/ 4.0 -0.7/-0.2 0.0/ 0.5 5 none
27/01 am 4.7/ 5.2 0.6/ 1.1 0.2/ 0.7 3-4 none
27/02 PM 3.7/ 4.2 -0.3/ 0.2 0.1/ 0.6 3 none
28/02 am 4.2/ 4.7 0.2/ 0.7 -0.2/ 0.2 2-3 none

Nantucket - Madaket area erosion impacts

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
26/02 PM 2.2/ 2.7 0.9/ 1.4 0.0/ 0.5 6-7 none
27/01 am 3.2/ 3.7 1.8/ 2.2 0.2/ 0.7 5 none
27/02 PM 2.6/ 3.1 1.2/ 1.7 0.1/ 0.6 3-4 none
28/02 am 2.7/ 3.2 1.4/ 1.9 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none