Coastal Flood Statement for New York

This alert expired on Oct 31, 2012 3:00 AM EDT ·
Alert area: Bronx; Northern Nassau; Northern Queens; Northwest Suffolk; Southern Westchester; Southwest Suffolk
Posted Oct 30, 2012 10:35 PM EDT

Locally minor coastal flooding possible during tonights high tide.

Locally minor coastal flooding possible during tonights high tide.

  • Locations: coastlines of western Long Island Sound and the Great South Bay adjacent to western Suffolk County Long Island.
  • Tidal departures: 1.5 to 2 feet.
  • Timing: 11 pm to 1:30 am.
  • Impacts: Water Levels will approach, and may locally reach or slightly exceed minor Coastal Flood benchmarks. Even though Tide levels are likely to remain below the minor Coastal Flood benchmarks required for additional flooding, there are still areas with extensive amounts of residual water covering land. Follow the direction of local law enforcement and exercise extreme caution in these areas.
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