Forecasters call for minor tidal flooding Thursday

With a forecast calling for calm weather, a

With a forecast calling for calm weather, a tidal flood advisory was issued for southern Long Island. (Nov. 14, 2012) Photo Credit: NWS

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The National Weather Service issued a coastal flood statement advising of "minor tidal flooding during Thursday morning's high tide cycle of historically vulnerable locations."

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The weather service identified those locations as New York Harbor, the western Long Island Sound shoreline, and Atlantic Ocean-facing beaches and back bays along the South Shore.

Tidal departures of around half a foot are expected at times of high tide -- 8:30 a.m. on the South Shore and 11:30 a.m. on the North Shore.

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