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  • Coastal Flood Watch for Putnam County, New York
  • Coastal Flood Watch issued January 26 at 6:15AM EST until January 27 at 7:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, January 26, 2015 at 6:15 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7 a.m.
  • ...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT FOR PORTIONS OF
    THE REGION DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE BLIZZARD...
    ...HIGH SURF AND BEACH EROSION EXPECTED...
    ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
    THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
    * LOCATIONS...COASTS OF THE EASTERN LONG ISLAND AND SOUTHEASTERN
    LONG ISLAND INCLUDING THE BAYS BETWEEN THE TWIN FORKS OF LONG
    ISLAND.
    * TIDAL DEPARTURES...MOST LIKELY 2 TO 3 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE
    WITH A POSSIBILITY OF 3 1/2.
    * TIMING...1 TO 7 AM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
    * BEACH EROSION IMPACTS...BEACH EROSION AND WASHOVERS ALONG OCEAN
    FACING BARRIER BEACHES OF EASTERN LONG ISLAND DUE TO 8 TO 12 FT
    WAVES AND HIGH STORM TIDE. IN ADDITION...HIGH WAVE ACTION WILL
    CAUSE BEACH EROSION ALONG NORTH FACING SHORELINES WITH OPEN
    EXPOSURE TO LONG ISLAND SOUND AND GARDINERS BAYS. A FEW EXPOSED
    WATER FRONT STRUCTURES MAY BE DAMAGED.
    * COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING OF VULNERABLE
    SHORE ROADS.
    ...MOST LIKELY EASTERN L.I. SOUND WATER LEVELS FOR EARLY TUESDAY
    MORNING HIGH TIDE...
    COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.....FLOOD.....
    LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.......CATEGORY..
    ...................................(MLLW)....................
    NEW LONDON CT.......246 AM.........4.2-5.2.........MINOR.....
    ...MOST LIKELY TWIN FORKS WATER LEVELS FOR EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...
    COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.....FLOOD.....
    LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.......CATEGORY..
    ...................................(MLLW)....................
    MONTAUK POINT NY....214 AM.........4.7-5.7.........MODERATE..
    ORIENT NY...........350 AM.........5.2-6.2.........MODERATE..
    RIVERHEAD NY........523 AM.........5.8-6.8.........MODERATE..