SCITUATE, MASS. (WHDH) - South Shore residents were dealing with localized areas of coastal flooding as a storm system moved through during Sunday’s high tide.

The National Weather Service issued coastal flooding advisories for Eastern Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Eastern Plymouth counties as the first winter storm of the year moves through New England, bringing a wintry mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain.

The flood watch is in effect until 4 p.m.

In Scituate, homes overlooking the ocean were boarded up as waves crashed over the seawall.

Firefighters in Duxbury shared photos of coastal flooding in their community.

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