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West Yarmouth, MA

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Active Weather Alerts

Flood Watch
Issued: 7:18 AM Dec. 14, 2019 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Central and Eastern Massachusetts as well as Rhode Island.

* Through late tonight

* Heavy rain through the morning will result in widespread 1.50 to
2.50 inches of rain. Localized higher amounts of 3 to 3.50
inches are possible. This will bring the potential for some
river and stream flooding as well as urban flooding too.

* While the steady heavy rainfall comes to an end by afternoon,
the threat for river flooding continues through the weekend as a
result of runoff.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

High Wind Warning
Issued: 7:10 AM Dec. 14, 2019 – National Weather Service
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 3 PM EST
THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts between 50 and 60
mph.

* WHERE...Cape Cod and the Islands.

* WHEN...From 8 AM this morning to 3 PM EST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds may result in some downed trees and
scattered power outages. Travel will be difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

&&

Coastal Flood Statement
Issued: 7:27 AM Dec. 14, 2019 – National Weather Service
...VERY MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND SPLASHOVER POSSIBLE DURING
THE MIDDAY HIGH TIDE CYCLE...

* LOCATIONS...Eastern Plymouth MA, Suffolk MA, Eastern Essex MA,
Barnstable MA, Eastern Norfolk MA and Nantucket MA.

* TIMING...The midday high tide cycle.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Up to one half foot of inundation
above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near
shorelines and tidal waterways (4.0 to 12.3 feet Mean Lower
Low Water).

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
Category thresholds are based on still water levels. Impacts
may be greater, depending upon wave action.

Gloucester Harbor
MLLW Categories - Minor 11.5 FT, Moderate 13.0 FT, Major 15.0 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 2.0 FT, Moderate 3.5 FT, Major 5.5 FT

Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/01 AM   9.8/10.3   0.2/ 0.8   1.2/ 1.7    5-7      None
14/12 PM  11.5/12.0   2.0/ 2.5   1.1/ 1.6     10     Minor
15/01 AM   9.0/ 9.5  -0.6/-0.1   0.0/ 0.5    9-10     None
15/01 PM  10.1/10.6   0.6/ 1.1  -0.2/ 0.2    6-7      None

Boston Harbor
MLLW Categories - Minor 12.5 FT, Moderate 14.5 FT, Major 16.0 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 2.4 FT, Moderate 4.4 FT, Major 6.4 FT

Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/01 AM   9.1/ 9.6  -1.1/-0.6   0.0/ 0.5     2       None
14/12 PM  11.0/11.5   0.9/ 1.4   0.1/ 0.6     2       None
15/01 AM   9.2/ 9.7  -1.0/-0.5  -0.2/ 0.2     2       None
15/01 PM  10.6/11.1   0.5/ 1.0  -0.2/ 0.2     2       None

Revere
MLLW Categories - Minor 12.5 FT, Moderate 14.5 FT, Major 16.0 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 2.6 FT, Moderate 4.6 FT, Major 6.1 FT

Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/01 AM   9.8/10.3  -0.2/ 0.3   0.8/ 1.3    4-5      None
14/12 PM  12.0/12.5   2.1/ 2.6   1.1/ 1.6    6-7      None
15/01 AM   9.3/ 9.8  -0.7/-0.2  -0.2/ 0.3    6-7      None
15/01 PM  10.7/11.2   0.8/ 1.3  -0.2/ 0.2    4-5      None

Sandwich Harbor
MLLW Categories - Minor 12.0 FT, Moderate 14.0 FT, Major 15.0 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.7 FT, Moderate 3.7 FT, Major 4.7 FT

Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/01 AM   8.7/ 9.2  -1.7/-1.2   0.8/ 1.3     3       None
14/12 PM  10.7/11.2   0.4/ 0.9   1.1/ 1.6     3       None
15/01 AM   8.3/ 8.8  -2.0/-1.6   0.0/ 0.5     3       None
15/01 PM   9.5/10.0  -0.9/-0.4  -0.2/ 0.3     3       None

Wings Neck
MLLW Categories - Minor 6.5 FT, Moderate 9.0 FT, Major 11.5 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 2.1 FT, Moderate 4.6 FT, Major 7.1 FT

Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/09 AM   5.7/ 6.2   1.4/ 1.9   1.1/ 1.6     3       None
14/10 PM   4.6/ 5.1   0.2/ 0.8   0.8/ 1.3     3       None
15/10 AM   4.2/ 4.7   0.0/ 0.5  -0.2/ 0.2     3       None
15/11 PM   3.6/ 4.1  -0.8/-0.2  -0.2/ 0.2    3-4      None

Dennis - Sesuit Harbor
MLLW Categories - Minor 13.0 FT, Moderate 14.5 FT, Major 16.0 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 2.5 FT, Moderate 4.0 FT, Major 5.5 FT

Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/01 AM   9.9/10.4   9.9/10.4   0.6/ 1.1     3       None
14/12 PM  12.1/12.6  12.1/12.6   1.0/ 1.5     3       None
15/01 AM   9.9/10.4   9.9/10.4   0.1/ 0.6     3       None
15/01 PM  11.1/11.6  11.1/11.6  -0.2/ 0.3     4       None

Provincetown Harbor
MLLW Categories - Minor 13.0 FT, Moderate 14.0 FT, Major 15.0 FT
MHHW Categories - Minor 2.9 FT, Moderate 3.9 FT, Major 4.9 FT

Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/01 AM   9.3/ 9.8  -0.9/-0.4   0.5/ 1.0     3       None
14/01 PM  11.4/11.9   1.3/ 1.8   1.0/ 1.5    4-6      None
15/01 AM   9.2/ 9.7  -1.0/-0.5   0.0/ 0.5     6       None
15/01 PM  10.3/10.8   0.2/ 0.7  -0.2/ 0.2     6       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
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/01 AM   3.1/ 3.6  -0.6/-0.1   0.4/ 0.9     3       None
14/01 PM   4.6/ 5.1   1.0/ 1.5   1.0/ 1.5     3      Minor
15/02 AM   2.5/ 3.0  -1.1/-0.7  -0.2/ 0.2    4-5      None
15/02 PM   3.4/ 3.9  -0.2/ 0.2  -0.2/ 0.2     5       None

&&

Storm Warning
Issued: 7:07 AM Dec. 14, 2019 – National Weather Service
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 3 PM EST
THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...South winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt and seas
3 to 5 feet expected.

* WHERE...Cape Cod Bay, Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound and
Buzzards Bay.

* WHEN...From 8 AM this morning to 3 PM EST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Very strong winds will cause hazardous seas which
could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should remain in port, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

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