Posted by: coastlinesproject | November 2, 2014

Plum Island; coastal flooding tip 10 am, high winds till 4pm.

…STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING…
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT…
SynopsisLOW PRES WILL INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES UP THE EAST COAST AND INTO THE MARITIMES TODAY. LOW PRES WILL CONTINUE NORTH OVERNIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION ON MON AND WILL SHIFT OFFSHORE TUE. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TUE NIGHT AND WILL CROSS THE REGION ON WED. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH ON THU AND WILL SLOWLY MOVE NORTH THROUGH NEW ENGLAND ON FRI.
Today N winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt…becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 9 to 14 ft… Subsiding to 8 to 11 ft after midnight.
Mon W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft… Subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.

Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

 

 

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