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"Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning now in effect from 7 PM to 11 PM EST Monday... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...3 1/2 to 4 1/2 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. * Coastal flood impacts...potential for widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. Inundation of 1 to 2 ft in the lowest lying spots. Road closures may be needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline. * Shoreline impacts...elevated water levels in combination with 3 to 5 ft of surf are expected to cause beach erosion and splashover along the shoreline Monday evening. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday evening... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......859 PM....10.6-11.1/2.8-3.3.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM....10.0-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Bridgeport CT........818 PM.....9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... New Haven CT.........817 PM......8.9-9.6/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Old Field NY.........820 PM......9.3-9.8/2.0-2.5.....Min-mod.. Glen Cove NY.........900 PM....10.2-10.7/2.3-2.8.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" ...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 6 to 10 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,11:24 PM

Discover Long Island's Long Island Travel Guide

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As the official tourism and promotion agency of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Discover Long Island (formerly Long Island Convention & Visitor's Bureau and Sport Commission) has worked tirelessly to promote local tourism here on Long Island since 1979. Among its many services, Discover Long Island helps educate visitors about the many exciting attractions, breathtaking destinations, and exhilarating things to do on Long Island. 
 
From vast, beautiful beaches, to lush hiking trails, historic museums to fantastic concert venues, local vineyards, and live theaters, Long Island is full of fun things to do and sites to see - from the outer edges of Nassau, all the way to Orient Point! Discover Long Island is committed to bringing attention to these great features of Long Island living, and to helping tourists discover all their is to love about Long Island.
 
 
Each year, Discover Long Island puts out their highly anticipated, fun filled Travel Guide, which is packed with fun - whether you're a beach bum looking for the best places to plant your umbrella and chair this Summer, or you're looking for some amazing, unforgettable family fun, or you want to check out LI's Most-Loved Landmarks, including the Montauk Lighthouse, and the Big Duck out in Flanders, Discover Long Island's Long Island Travel Guide can help you find the perfect activity, attraction, or event for everyone!

Readers will find highlights of some of LI's best beaches, most thrilling amusement parks, spectacular spectator sports, and exciting wildlife walks and watches - including seal hikes and whale-watching cruises in the Travel Guide - there's never a shortage on fun here on Long Island.
 
 
The Discover Long Island's Long Island Travel Guide is available for download here, or you can request a free physical copy via mail right on their website!
 
The Discover Long Island's official website, DiscoverLongIsland.com, can help visitors & tourists plan the perfect trip to LI. In addition to their printed Travel Guide, their website is packed with tons of helpful resources for visitors and locals alike, including guides to each region of the Island, tips for getting around, great ideas for fun ways to spend the day, and even helpful tools to book lodging for the trip, including Special Getaway Packages for singles, couples, and families.
 
Online at DiscoverLongIsland.com, you can browse local attractions, landmarks, restaurants, and entertainment by region, by destination type, making it simple to find the best local fun across Long Island, no matter what you're searching for. The newly renovated site is simple, sleek, and mobile friendly, so Long Islanders and tourists alike can find the local fun they're looking for on the go!
 

DiscoverLongIsland.com Features Interactive Planning Tools to make planning your Long Island Getaway a Breeze!
 
Whether you're a Long Island native, you're new to the area, or you're visiting for the first time, having a copy of the Discover Long Island's Visitor's Guide on hand, and bookmarking their online guide will ensure you don't miss out on any of the great fun Long Island has to offer.
 

Order or Download your copy of the Discover Long Island's Long Island Travel Guide, and Discover Long Island today!