811  
WHUS41 KBOX 051641  
CFWBOX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
1141 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
 
MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024-051900-  
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-171205T1900Z/  
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-  
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-  
1141 AM EST TUE DEC 5 2017  
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* LOCATION...MASSACHUSETTS EAST FACING SHORELINES.  
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...0.5 TO 1.2 FOOT SURGE.  
 
* TIMING...DURING THE MIDDAY HIGH TIDE.  
 
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...SPLASHOVER IS POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIME  
OF HIGH TIDE ESPECIALLY AT TYPICALLY PRONE LOCATIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF  
THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE  
HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE SPLASHOVER. THE MAJORITY OF ROADS  
REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES. THERE IS NO  
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE...AND IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.  
 

 
 

 
 
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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/12 PM 10.5/11.0 1.0/ 1.5 0.2/ 0.7 3-5 NONE  
06/01 AM 9.0/ 9.5 -0.6/-0.1 0.2/ 0.7 6 NONE  
06/01 PM 10.4/10.9 0.9/ 1.4 0.2/ 0.7 3-4 NONE  
07/02 AM 9.0/ 9.5 -0.6/-0.1 0.2/ 0.7 3 NONE  
07/02 PM 10.1/10.6 0.6/ 1.1 0.2/ 0.7 2 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/12 PM 11.3/11.8 1.8/ 2.2 -0.3/ 0.2 4-6 NONE  
06/01 AM 10.2/10.7 0.7/ 1.1 0.1/ 0.6 7-8 NONE  
06/01 PM 11.1/11.6 1.6/ 2.0 -0.3/ 0.2 4 NONE  
07/02 AM 9.4/ 9.9 -0.2/ 0.3 -0.6/-0.1 3-4 NONE  
07/02 PM 10.6/11.1 1.1/ 1.6 -0.6/-0.1 3 NONE  
08/02 AM 9.2/ 9.7 -0.3/ 0.2 -0.6/-0.1 2 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/12 PM 12.3/12.8 2.2/ 2.7 0.1/ 0.6 2 MINOR  
06/01 AM 10.7/11.2 0.6/ 1.1 0.1/ 0.6 2 NONE  
06/01 PM 12.1/12.6 2.0/ 2.5 0.1/ 0.6 1-2 MINOR  
07/02 AM 10.6/11.1 0.5/ 1.0 0.1/ 0.6 1 NONE  
07/02 PM 11.7/12.2 1.6/ 2.0 0.1/ 0.6 2 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/12 PM 12.4/12.9 2.5/ 3.0 0.2/ 0.8 3-4 NONE  
06/01 AM 11.2/11.7 1.3/ 1.8 0.6/ 1.1 5 NONE  
06/01 PM 12.2/12.7 2.2/ 2.7 0.2/ 0.7 3 NONE  
07/02 AM 10.5/11.0 0.6/ 1.1 0.0/ 0.5 2-3 NONE  
07/02 PM 11.6/12.1 1.7/ 2.2 0.0/ 0.5 2 NONE  
08/02 AM 10.1/10.6 0.2/ 0.7 0.0/ 0.5 1-2 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/12 PM 11.7/12.2 2.0/ 2.5 0.1/ 0.6 3-4 MINOR  
06/01 AM 10.4/10.9 0.7/ 1.1 0.2/ 0.8 5 NONE  
06/01 PM 11.6/12.1 1.9/ 2.3 0.1/ 0.6 3 MINOR  
07/02 AM 10.1/10.6 0.4/ 0.9 0.1/ 0.6 3 NONE  
07/02 PM 11.3/11.8 1.6/ 2.0 0.1/ 0.6 2-3 NONE  
08/02 AM 10.0/10.5 0.2/ 0.8 0.1/ 0.6 2 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/12 PM 12.7/13.2 2.3/ 2.8 0.7/ 1.1 1-3 NONE  
06/01 AM 11.4/11.9 1.1/ 1.6 0.9/ 1.4 3-4 NONE  
06/01 PM 12.4/12.9 2.1/ 2.6 0.6/ 1.1 1 NONE  
07/02 AM 10.8/11.3 0.5/ 1.0 0.5/ 1.0 1 NONE  
07/02 PM 12.0/12.5 1.7/ 2.2 0.5/ 1.0 1-2 NONE  
08/02 AM 10.6/11.1 0.2/ 0.8 0.5/ 1.0 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/12 PM 12.8/13.3 2.7/ 3.2 0.4/ 0.9 2-3 MINOR  
06/01 AM 11.6/12.1 1.5/ 2.0 0.7/ 1.1 5-6 NONE  
06/01 PM 12.5/13.0 2.3/ 2.8 0.4/ 0.9 1-2 NONE  
07/02 AM 11.0/11.5 0.9/ 1.4 0.2/ 0.8 1 NONE  
07/02 PM 12.1/12.6 2.0/ 2.5 0.2/ 0.8 2 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/01 PM 7.2/ 7.7 -0.6/-0.1 0.2/ 0.7 4-5 NONE  
06/02 AM 5.9/ 6.4 -1.9/-1.4 0.2/ 0.8 7-8 NONE  
06/02 PM 7.0/ 7.5 -0.8/-0.2 0.1/ 0.6 4 NONE  
07/03 AM 5.6/ 6.1 -2.2/-1.7 0.0/ 0.5 3-4 NONE  
07/03 PM 6.8/ 7.3 -1.0/-0.5 0.0/ 0.5 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/01 PM 5.2/ 5.7 0.7/ 1.1 0.4/ 0.9 2-3 NONE  
06/02 AM 4.7/ 5.2 0.2/ 0.7 0.9/ 1.4 4 NONE  
06/02 PM 5.1/ 5.6 0.6/ 1.1 0.2/ 0.8 1-2 NONE  
07/03 AM 3.7/ 4.2 -0.8/-0.2 0.1/ 0.6 1-2 NONE  
07/03 PM 4.7/ 5.2 0.2/ 0.7 0.1/ 0.6 2-3 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/09 AM 3.7/ 4.2 1.8/ 2.2 0.6/ 1.1 1-2 NONE  
05/10 PM 3.9/ 4.4 1.9/ 2.3 1.3/ 1.8 3 NONE  
06/10 AM 3.6/ 4.1 1.6/ 2.0 0.5/ 1.0 2 NONE  
06/11 PM 2.7/ 3.2 0.8/ 1.3 0.2/ 0.8 1 NONE  
07/11 AM 3.2/ 3.7 1.2/ 1.7 0.2/ 0.8 1-2 NONE  
07/11 PM 2.7/ 3.2 0.8/ 1.3 0.2/ 0.8 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/09 AM 6.2/ 6.8 2.0/ 2.5 1.0/ 1.5 1-2 NONE  
05/09 PM 6.5/ 7.0 2.2/ 2.7 1.9/ 2.3 3 MINOR  
06/10 AM 6.1/ 6.6 1.8/ 2.2 1.0/ 1.5 1 NONE  
06/10 PM 5.1/ 5.6 0.8/ 1.3 0.6/ 1.1 1 NONE  
07/11 AM 5.5/ 6.0 1.2/ 1.7 0.7/ 1.1 1-2 NONE  
07/11 PM 5.0/ 5.5 0.7/ 1.1 0.6/ 1.1 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/01 PM 4.4/ 4.9 0.8/ 1.3 0.2/ 0.8 2-3 NONE  
06/02 AM 3.7/ 4.2 0.1/ 0.6 0.6/ 1.1 4-5 NONE  
06/02 PM 4.2/ 4.7 0.7/ 1.1 0.2/ 0.8 3 NONE  
07/03 AM 3.2/ 3.7 -0.3/ 0.2 0.2/ 0.7 2 NONE  
07/03 PM 4.0/ 4.5 0.5/ 1.0 0.2/ 0.7 2-3 NONE  
 
NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/01 PM 4.9/ 5.4 0.8/ 1.3 0.4/ 0.9 4 NONE  
06/01 AM 4.2/ 4.7 0.1/ 0.6 0.6/ 1.1 6-7 NONE  
06/02 PM 4.7/ 5.2 0.7/ 1.1 0.2/ 0.8 4-5 NONE  
07/02 AM 3.7/ 4.2 -0.3/ 0.2 0.2/ 0.7 3-4 NONE  
07/03 PM 4.5/ 5.0 0.4/ 0.9 0.2/ 0.7 3-4 NONE  
 
NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
05/01 PM 3.4/ 3.9 2.0/ 2.5 0.5/ 1.0 3-4 NONE  
06/01 AM 3.5/ 4.0 2.1/ 2.6 1.0/ 1.5 7-9 NONE  
06/02 PM 3.2/ 3.7 1.8/ 2.2 0.2/ 0.8 6 NONE  
07/02 AM 2.6/ 3.1 1.2/ 1.7 0.2/ 0.7 4-5 NONE  
07/02 PM 3.0/ 3.5 1.6/ 2.0 0.2/ 0.7 4-5 NONE  
 

 
 
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