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 - Southern New Haven
Effective: Sat, 12/14 12:00pm Updated: Fri, 12/13 9:06pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 12/14 3:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 3 PM EST
SATURDAY...
* WHAT...Around one foot of inundation above ground level
expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline.
* WHERE...In Connecticut, Southern Fairfield and Southern New
Haven Counties. In New York, Southern Westchester County.
* WHEN...During the times of high tide from noon to 3 PM EST Saturday.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the
more vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
Some roads and low lying properties including parking lots,
parks, lawns, and homes and businesses with basements near the
waterfront will experience shallow flooding.
* SHORELINE IMPACTS...Breaking surf of 1 to 3 ft may result in
beach erosion and wave splashover onto shoreline roads and
properties possible.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
BRIDGEPORT HARBOR AT 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
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/12 PM   8.9/ 9.4   1.6/ 2.0   1.3/ 1.8     1      MINOR
STAMFORD HARBOR AT 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
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/12 PM   9.5/10.0   1.6/ 2.0   1.3/ 1.8     1      MINOR
NEW HAVEN HARBOR AT 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
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/12 PM   8.4/ 8.9   1.7/ 2.2   1.6/ 2.0     1      MINOR
LITTLE NECK BAY AT 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
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/12 PM   9.7/10.2   1.9/ 2.3   1.3/ 1.8     1       NONE
&&

Information:
If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.