Weather Alerts for Fairfield County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Coastal Flood Advisory  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY   Coastal Flood Advisory
FAIRFIELD COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Southern Fairfield
Effective: Tue, 9/19 6:00pm Updated: Tue, 9/19 12:52pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 9/20 2:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...DANGEROUS SURF AT ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES THROUGH MIDWEEK...
...MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT
TODAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...
* LOCATIONS...VULNERABLE COASTAL AREAS ALONG WESTERN LONG ISLAND
SOUND.
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 1/2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES DURING THE
MORNING, EVENING AND WEDNESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDES.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...SHALLOW FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN THE
MOST VULNERABLE LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.
EXPECT AROUND 1 TO POSSIBLY 2 FEET OF INUNDATION ABOVE GROUND
LEVEL IN LOW LYING, VULNERABLE AREAS. SOME ROADS AND LOW LYING
PROPERTY INCLUDING PARKING LOTS, PARKS, LAWNS AND
HOMES/BUSINESSES WITH BASEMENTS NEAR THE WATERFRONT WILL
EXPERIENCE SHALLOW FLOODING.
KINGS POINT NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 10.0 FT, MODERATE 10.5 FT, MAJOR 13.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.2 FT, MODERATE 2.7 FT, MAJOR 5.2 FT
TOTAL    TOTAL      DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME     TIDE     TIDE       FROM NORM    WAVES   FLOOD
FT MLLW  FT MHHW       FT         FT     IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
19/12 PM   9.5/10.0   9.5/10.0   0.8/ 1.3     2       NONE
20/12 AM  10.0/10.5  10.0/10.5   1.4/ 1.9     2      MINOR
20/12 PM  10.3/10.8  10.3/10.8   1.6/ 2.0     2     MODERATE
21/01 AM   9.6/10.1   9.6/10.1   1.1/ 1.6     1       NONE
21/01 PM   9.8/10.3   9.8/10.3   1.1/ 1.6     1      MINOR
22/01 AM   9.4/ 9.9   9.4/ 9.9   1.2/ 1.7     1       NONE
:
BRIDGEPORT CT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 8.9 FT, MODERATE 10.4 FT, MAJOR 11.4 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 3.1 FT, MAJOR 4.1 FT
TOTAL     TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME      TIDE      TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW   FT MHHW     FT       FT       IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
19/11 AM   8.8/ 9.3   1.5/ 2.0   0.9/ 1.4    1-2     MINOR
20/12 AM   9.0/ 9.5   1.7/ 2.2   1.2/ 1.7     2      MINOR
20/12 PM   9.0/ 9.5   1.7/ 2.2   1.1/ 1.6     2      MINOR
21/12 AM   8.8/ 9.3   1.5/ 2.0   1.1/ 1.6     1      MINOR
21/01 PM   9.0/ 9.5   1.7/ 2.2   1.1/ 1.6     1      MINOR
22/01 AM   8.7/ 9.2   1.4/ 1.9   1.2/ 1.7     1      MINOR
:
NEW HAVEN CT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 8.6 FT, MODERATE 9.2 FT, MAJOR 10.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.9 FT, MODERATE 2.5 FT, MAJOR 3.8 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW      FT      FT       IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
19/11 AM   8.1/ 8.6   1.4/ 1.9   1.0/ 1.5     2       NONE
20/12 AM   8.4/ 8.9   1.7/ 2.2   1.3/ 1.8     2      MINOR
20/12 PM   8.2/ 8.7   1.5/ 2.0   1.0/ 1.5     2       NONE
21/12 AM   8.0/ 8.5   1.3/ 1.8   1.0/ 1.5     1       NONE
21/01 PM   8.3/ 8.8   1.6/ 2.0   1.1/ 1.6     1       NONE
22/01 AM   8.0/ 8.5   1.3/ 1.8   1.2/ 1.7     1       NONE
:
STAMFORD CT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 9.4 FT, MODERATE 11.0 FT, MAJOR 12.4 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 3.1 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW     FT       FT       IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
19/11 AM   9.5/10.0   1.7/ 2.2   1.0/ 1.5     2      MINOR
20/12 AM   9.7/10.2   1.9/ 2.3   1.2/ 1.7     2      MINOR
20/12 PM   9.6/10.1   1.8/ 2.2   1.0/ 1.5     2      MINOR
21/12 AM   9.4/ 9.9   1.6/ 2.0   1.1/ 1.6     1      MINOR
21/01 PM   9.7/10.2   1.9/ 2.3   1.1/ 1.6     1      MINOR
22/01 AM   9.3/ 9.8   1.5/ 2.0   1.2/ 1.7     1      MINOR
:
GLEN COVE NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 10.1 FT, MODERATE 11.1 FT, MAJOR 13.1 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.2 FT, MODERATE 3.2 FT, MAJOR 5.2 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT     IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
19/12 PM   9.9/10.4   2.0/ 2.5   1.2/ 1.7    2-3     MINOR
20/12 AM   9.6/10.1   1.7/ 2.2   0.9/ 1.4    2-3      NONE
20/12 PM   9.7/10.2   1.8/ 2.2   0.9/ 1.4     2       NONE
21/01 AM   9.6/10.1   1.7/ 2.2   1.1/ 1.6     1       NONE
21/01 PM   9.8/10.3   1.9/ 2.3   1.1/ 1.6     1       NONE
22/01 AM   9.5/10.0   1.6/ 2.0   1.2/ 1.7     1       NONE
:
&&
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

Information:
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.