Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 WHUS41 KAKQ 092202 CFWAKQ COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 502 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016 VAZ075>078-085-092315- /O.EXP.KAKQ.CF.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160209T2200Z/ WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-MIDDLESEX- 502 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING HAS EXPIRED... && $$ MDZ021>023-100000- /O.CON.KAKQ.CF.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160210T0000Z/ DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET- 502 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... * LOCATION: AREAS OF THE MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE ADJACENT TO THE BAY AND TIDAL RIVERS. * TIMING: MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE TODAY. * IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS WILL LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. IN ADDITION...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH WATER AND HIGH WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION...AND DAMAGE TO DOCKS AND PIERS IN LOCATIONS EXPOSED TO HIGH WATER AND WAVE ACTION. && && ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR. TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE. FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE. CAMBRIDGE MD MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT TOTAL ASTRO DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 09/05 PM 4.0 1.8 2.2 1 MODERATE 10/05 AM 3.2 1.7 1.5 1-2 NONE 10/05 PM 2.6 1.8 0.8 2 NONE 11/06 AM 2.1 1.7 0.4 3 NONE 11/07 PM 1.6 1.7 -0.1 3-4 NONE 12/07 AM 1.3 1.7 -0.4 1-2 NONE BISHOPS HEAD MD MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, MAJOR 4.3 FT TOTAL ASTRO DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 09/02 PM 4.1 1.8 2.3 1 MODERATE 10/03 AM 3.2 1.6 1.6 2 NONE 10/03 PM 2.8 1.8 1.0 1-2 NONE 11/03 AM 2.2 1.7 0.5 3-4 NONE 11/04 PM 2.0 1.7 0.3 3-4 NONE 12/04 AM 1.5 1.7 -0.2 1-2 NONE SAXIS VA TOTAL ASTRO DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 09/02 PM 4.3 2.4 1.9 1 10/01 AM 4.3 2.5 1.8 2 10/01 PM 3.9 2.7 1.2 2 11/02 AM 3.1 2.5 0.6 2-4 11/02 PM 3.2 2.6 0.6 4 12/02 AM 2.6 2.6 0.0 2 $$ VAZ099-100-100615- /O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160210T0700Z/ ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA- 502 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST WEDNESDAY... * LOCATION: CHESAPEAKE BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER VIRGINIA EASTERN SHORE. * TIMING: MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE UPCOMING HIGH TIDE CYCLE TONIGHT. * IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING TIDAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH. && && ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR. TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE. FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE. SAXIS VA TOTAL ASTRO DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 09/02 PM 4.3 2.4 1.9 1 10/01 AM 4.3 2.5 1.8 2 10/01 PM 3.9 2.7 1.2 2 11/02 AM 3.1 2.5 0.6 2-4 11/02 PM 3.2 2.6 0.6 4 12/02 AM 2.6 2.6 0.0 2 NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT TOTAL ASTRO DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 09/11 PM 3.4 2.0 1.4 2-3 MODERATE 10/12 PM 3.0 2.2 0.8 2-3 MINOR 11/12 AM 2.4 2.1 0.3 2-3 NONE 11/01 PM 2.6 2.2 0.4 4 NONE 12/01 AM 2.2 2.2 0.0 3-4 NONE KIPTOPEKE VA MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT TOTAL ASTRO DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 09/09 PM 4.1 2.8 1.3 2-3 NONE 10/10 AM 3.8 3.0 0.8 2-3 NONE 10/10 PM 3.0 2.8 0.2 2-3 NONE 11/10 AM 3.3 3.0 0.3 4 NONE 11/11 PM 3.0 2.9 0.1 3-4 NONE 12/11 AM 2.8 2.8 0.0 2 NONE CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT TOTAL ASTRO DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 09/09 PM 3.6 2.5 1.1 4-5 NONE 10/09 AM 3.3 2.8 0.5 2-4 NONE 10/10 PM 3.0 2.6 0.4 2 NONE 11/10 AM 2.7 2.7 0.0 3 NONE 11/10 PM 2.4 2.7 -0.3 3 NONE 12/11 AM 2.5 2.6 -0.1 2 NONE WACHAPREAGUE VA MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT TOTAL ASTRO DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 09/09 PM 5.7 4.4 1.3 4-5 NONE 10/10 AM 5.5 4.8 0.7 2-4 NONE 10/10 PM 5.2 4.5 0.7 2 NONE 11/11 AM 4.9 4.7 0.2 3 NONE 11/11 PM 4.6 4.6 0.0 3 NONE 12/12 PM 4.7 4.5 0.2 2 NONE OYSTER VA MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT TOTAL ASTRO DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ---------- 09/09 PM 6.1 5.0 1.1 1 NONE 10/10 AM 6.5 5.8 0.7 1 NONE 10/10 PM 5.3 5.1 0.2 1-2 NONE 11/10 AM 5.8 5.6 0.2 2 NONE 11/11 PM 5.0 5.2 -0.2 1 NONE 12/11 AM 5.0 5.2 -0.2 1 NONE $$ $$

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