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Detailed Integrated Tool to Estimate Potential Future Sea-Levels
For Consideration in Sandy Recovery — NPCC SCENARIOS

New York Burroughs Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island

This tool is intended to help the public understand, in a general way, some potential future vulnerabilities to changing sea levels, waves, tides, and surges in the New York and New Jersey areas.

For additional information, you can view the map provided by NOAA to see the sea-level scenarios. You can also compare the NPCC scenarios below to the USACE scenarios developed using the USACE published guidance (pdf) or view the NOAA and NPCC scenarios.

Enter Base Flood Elevation (ft):

BFE Information is available now for the following New Jersey Counties: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Union.
Closest NOAA gauge station: NY, The Battery: 151 yrs - 2.92 mm/yr

This may be found at the bottom of the page. Click Here to go to map.

This Interactive Map of Advisory Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) is produced by FEMA.
View the Quick Start Guide for this viewer.
Click here to enter the BFE and calculate tables.