Posted by: coastlinesproject | December 7, 2014

Plum Island; significant storm coming up this week.

NWS calling for 19 foot high waves Thursday night when the tide will be 8.2 feet. That gives a total of 27.2 feet above mean low water, the equivalent of about 300 years of sea level rise:

Tue E winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt… Increasing to 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft…building to 10 to 15 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning. Tue Night NE winds 30 to 40 kt…diminishing to 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 14 to 19 ft. Rain. Wed N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Rain. Wed Night NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. Thu W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. Thu Night W winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.   Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. Available in local bookstores, and Amazon, Also See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

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