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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1209 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016


MDZ021>023-220015-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0018.160821T1800Z-160822T0100Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
1209 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

...NUISANCE COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE BAYSIDE SECTIONS OF THE LOWER
MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE...

* LOCATION: PORTIONS OF SOMERSET...WICOMICO AND DORCHESTER COUNTIES

* COASTAL FLOODING: WATER LEVELS NEAR MINOR FLOOD LEVELS DURING THE HIGH
TIDE LATER THIS AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING.

* TIMING: 3 PM TO 9 PM.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING AREAS COULD LEAD
  TO MINOR FLOODING OF ROADS...ESPECIALLY IN SOUTHERN DORCHESTER COUNTY.

&&

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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   21/07 PM      3.0     2.2      0.8       2        NONE
   22/08 AM      2.2     2.2      0.0       2        NONE
   22/09 PM      2.1     2.2     -0.1      1-2       NONE
   23/09 AM      2.1     2.1      0.0       1        NONE
   23/10 PM      2.4     2.2      0.2       1        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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   21/04 PM      3.3     2.4      0.9       2       MINOR
   22/05 AM      2.7     2.4      0.3      1-2       NONE
   22/05 PM      2.4     2.4      0.0       2        NONE
   23/06 AM      2.4     2.4      0.0       1        NONE
   23/06 PM      2.6     2.4      0.2       1        NONE
   24/07 AM      2.5     2.3      0.2       1        NONE

SAXIS VA

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   21/03 PM      3.6     2.9      0.7      1-2
   22/03 AM      3.3     2.8      0.5      1-2
   22/04 PM      3.1     3.0      0.1       2
   23/04 AM      2.6     2.6      0.0      1-2
   23/05 PM      3.1     2.9      0.2       1
   24/05 AM      2.7     2.5      0.2       1

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