Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States (02554)
Lat: 41.28N, Lon: 70.1W
Wx Zone: MAZ024
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Winter Weather Advisory
 Issued: 1016 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015
 Expires: 100 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015
 
Coastal Flood Advisory
 Issued: 827 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015
 Expires: 700 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015
 
High Wind Warning
 Issued: 352 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015
 Expires: 100 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015
 
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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
Issue Date: 1016 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015
Expiration: 100 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015



MAZ024-280600-
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/O.NEW.KBOX.WW.Y.0008.150128T0316Z-150128T0600Z/
NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NANTUCKET
1016 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE NANTUCKET.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION OF AN INCH OR 2. 

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AROUND MIDNIGHT BUT SNOW
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH DAYBREAK
WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED TONIGHT. IN
ADDITION...BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW AND/OR ICE IS
FORECAST TO DEVELOP IN THE AFFECTED AREAS...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. ANY SNOW OR ICE WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY
CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. WHEN TEMPERATURES
ARE BELOW FREEZING...MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL ON
BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS CAN EASILY DEVELOP.

&&

COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY
Issue Date: 827 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015
Expiration: 700 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...RESIDUAL MINOR COASTAL FLOODING THROUGH THE WEDNESDAY EARLY
MORNING HIGH TIDE IN SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...

MAZ019-022-024-281200-
/O.EXP.KBOX.CF.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150128T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KBOX.CF.Y.0003.150128T0300Z-150128T1200Z/
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
827 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015



...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST SOUTH OF BOSTON
INCLUDING NORTH AND NORTHEAST FACING SHORELINES OF CAPE COD AND
NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...POCKETS OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AS A RESULT
OF TRAPPED WATER FROM PRIOR HIGH TIDES AND SPLASHOVER DURING THE
EARLY MORNING WEDNESDAY HIGH TIDE. 

* TIMING...THROUGH THE WEDNESDAY EARLY MORNING HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...FLOODING OF A FEW SHORE ROADS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT
DUE TO TRAPPED WATER FROM PRIOR STORM TIDES. SPOTTY MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING IS ALSO LIKELY FROM RESIDUAL SWELL AND SURGE
DURING THE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH ANY FLOODED ROADWAYS. THE UNSEEN ROAD
SURFACE COULD BE COMPROMISED BY A WASH OUT.

&&

&&

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

SCITUATE

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
11.5    28/06 AM    10.2      1.3      8-13      MINOR
9.5    28/06 PM     8.9      0.6      5-6        NONE
10.0    29/07 AM    10.0      0.0      3-4        NONE
8.8    29/07 PM     8.7      0.1       2         NONE
9.9    30/08 AM     9.9      0.0      2-3        NONE

SANDWICH HARBOR

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
11.3    28/05 AM     9.3      2.0      6-11      MINOR
9.3    28/06 PM     8.2      1.1      3-4        NONE
9.2    29/06 AM     9.1      0.1      1-2        NONE
8.0    29/07 PM     8.0      0.0       1         NONE
9.1    30/08 AM     9.1      0.0      1-2        NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
10.4    28/06 AM    10.1      0.3      1-2        NONE
9.0    28/06 PM     9.0      0.0      1-2        NONE
9.8    29/07 AM     9.8      0.0       2         NONE
8.7    29/07 PM     8.7      0.0       2         NONE
9.7    30/08 AM     9.7      0.0      2-3        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
8.5    28/06 AM     6.7      1.8      9-16      MINOR
6.4    28/07 PM     5.7      0.7      6-7        NONE
6.6    29/07 AM     6.6      0.0      3-4        NONE
5.5    29/08 PM     5.5      0.0      2-3        NONE
6.6    30/08 AM     6.6      0.0       3         NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
4.6    28/06 AM     4.6      0.0      2-3        NONE
4.6    28/07 AM     4.6      0.0      2-3        NONE
3.8    28/07 PM     3.8      0.0       2         NONE
4.6    29/07 AM     4.6      0.0      1-2        NONE
3.7    29/08 PM     3.7      0.0      1-2        NONE
4.6    30/08 AM     4.6      0.0      2-3        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
2.4    28/02 AM     1.9      0.5      2-4        NONE
2.2    28/03 AM     1.9      0.3      2-3        NONE
1.4    28/03 PM     1.4      0.0       1         NONE
1.9    29/04 AM     1.9      0.0       1         NONE
1.3    29/04 PM     1.3      0.0       1         NONE
2.3    30/05 AM     1.9      0.4       1         NONE
1.3    30/05 PM     1.3      0.0       3         NONE

WINGS NECK

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
4.3    28/03 AM     4.0      0.3      2-3        NONE
3.2    28/04 PM     3.2      0.0       1         NONE
3.9    29/05 AM     3.9      0.0       1         NONE
3.1    29/05 PM     3.1      0.0       1         NONE
4.4    30/06 AM     4.0      0.4       1         NONE
3.2    30/06 PM     3.2      0.0      2-3        NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
5.2    28/06 AM     3.4      1.8      4-7       MINOR
5.2    28/07 AM     3.4      1.8      4-6       MINOR
3.5    28/07 PM     2.9      0.6       3         NONE
3.4    29/08 AM     3.4      0.0      1-2        NONE
2.8    29/08 PM     2.8      0.0       1         NONE
3.3    30/09 AM     3.3      0.0      2-3        NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
4.9    28/06 AM     3.3      1.6      7-13      MINOR
2.9    28/07 PM     2.9      0.0       5         NONE
3.2    29/07 AM     3.2      0.0      3-4        NONE
2.8    29/08 PM     2.8      0.0       2         NONE
3.2    30/08 AM     3.2      0.0      3-4        NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

TOTAL                ASTRO
TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
/FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
-------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
2.4    28/06 AM     2.4      0.0      4-5        NONE
2.2    28/07 PM     2.2      0.0       3         NONE
2.4    29/07 AM     2.4      0.0       2         NONE
2.1    29/08 PM     2.1      0.0      1-2        NONE
2.4    30/08 AM     2.4      0.0      2-4        NONE

HIGH WIND WARNING
Issue Date: 352 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015
Expiration: 100 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...DAMAGING WIND GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS EVENING...

MAZ024-280500-
/O.CON.KBOX.HW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150128T0600Z/
NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NANTUCKET
352 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015



...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...NANTUCKET.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS SLOWLY DIMINISH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ADDITIONAL DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWER OUTAGES REMAIN
POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR...WITH GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER
AT ANY TIME.  DAMAGE TO TREES...POWER LINES...AND PROPERTY ARE
POSSIBLE WITH WIND OF THIS MAGNITUDE. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.
TAKE ACTION NOW TO SECURE ANY LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

&&

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