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Buzzards Bay at New Bedford Hurricane Barrier Tide Height (ft)Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 10:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 11:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 12:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 12:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 1:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 6:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 6:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 8:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 10:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 0.9 ft at 11:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.05 ft at 11:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 0.86 ft at 12:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.09 ft at 12:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 1:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 2:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 5:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 7:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 10:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 10:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 11:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.05 ft at 11:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.07 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 12:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 2:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 4:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 5:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 6:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 6:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 8:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 10:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 11:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 0.99 ft at 11:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 0.98 ft at 12:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 0.9 ft at 12:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 0.96 ft at 1:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 2:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 3:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 4:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 5:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 6:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 7:00PM Sep 21, 2014Highest Observation: 4.67 ft at 7:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 8:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 8:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 9:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 9:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 10:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 11:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 12:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 1:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 1:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 2:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 4:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 5:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 6:30AM Sep 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.67 ft at 7:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 7:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 9:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 11:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 0.96 ft at 12:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 0.72 ft at 12:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 0.61 ft at 1:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 0.7 ft at 1:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 2:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 4:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 7:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:00PM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 9:00PM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 10:00PM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 1.4 ft 11:00PM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 12:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 0.2 ft 1:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 0.3 ft 2:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 0.7 ft 3:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 4:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 5:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 6:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 7:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 9:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 10:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 11:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 0.8 ft 12:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 0.3 ft 1:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 0.2 ft 2:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 3:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 1.1 ft 4:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 5:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 6:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 9:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 10:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 2 ft 11:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 1 ft 12:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 0.3 ft 1:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 2:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 0.4 ft 3:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 0.9 ft 4:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 1.6 ft 5:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 6:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 9:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 10:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 11:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 1.4 ft 12:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 2:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 0.2 ft 3:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 4:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 1.3 ft 5:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 6:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 9:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 10:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 11:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 1.5 ft 12:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 1:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 2:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 0.2 ft 3:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 4:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 1.2 ft 5:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 2.1 ft 6:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 7:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00AM Sep 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 9:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 10:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 11:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 2.1 ft 12:00PM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 1 ft 1:00PM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 0.3 ft 2:00PM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 3:00PM Sep 25, 2014NBDM3(plotting HMIRG) Graph Created (8:16PM Sep 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 4:20PM Sep 22)Latest observed value: 4.15 ft at 8:00 PM EDT 22-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 6.5 ft
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NOTE: Coastal flood impacts are dependent upon waves as well as tide level. High waves can result in flooding even if the tide level is below flood stage.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Buzzards Bay at New Bedford Hurricane Barrier are issued routinely year-round.

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Major Flood Stage:0
Moderate Flood Stage:7.5
Flood Stage:6.5
Action Stage:6

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7.5 MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING OCCURS IN LOCATIONS IN DARTMOUTH...NEW BEDFORD...FAIRHAVEN AND WAREHAM OUTSIDE OF PROTECTION FROM THE HURRICANE BARRIER. VARIOUS ROADS ARE AFFECTED...INCLUDING SMITH NECK ROAD AND THE PADANARAM BRIDGE IN DARTMOUTH...AND FRENCH STREET IN NEW BEDFORD.
6.5 MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND SPLASHOVER OCCURS IN VULNERABLE SECTIONS OF DARTMOUTH...FAIRHAVEN...NEW BEDFORD AND WAREHAM THAT ARE OUTSIDE OF PROTECTION OF THE HURRICANE BARRIER. VULNERABLE LOCATIONS INCLUDE SMITH NECK ROAD AND THE PADANARAM BRIDGE IN DARTMOUTH...AND FRENCH STREET IN NEW BEDFORD.
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Latitude: 41.620000° N, Longitude: 70.910278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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