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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
435 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

VAZ089-093-095>097-240400-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0008.170423T2300Z-170424T0400Z/
SURRY-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-
435 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...WATER LEVELS WILL APPROACH MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION: AREAS ALONG THE JAMES RIVER FROM SURRY COUNTY TO NORFOLK.

* TIMING: AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS: SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST VULNERABLE
  LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.

&&

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.

JAMES RIVER AT SCOTLAND/JAMESTOWN VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.3 FT, MODERATE 2.3 FT, MAJOR 2.8 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 23/10 PM     3.7        1.5        1.4       1-2     MINOR
 24/10 AM     3.7        1.5        1.6        2      MINOR
 24/11 PM     4.2        2.0        1.7        2      MINOR
 25/12 PM     4.5        2.3        2.3       1-2    MODERATE
 26/12 AM     4.0        1.8        1.3        1      MINOR
 26/12 PM     3.1        0.9        0.9       1-2      NONE

SEWELLS POINT VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.7 FT, MAJOR 3.7 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 23/08 PM     4.0        1.2        1.2        3       NONE
 24/08 AM     4.4        1.6        1.7        4       NONE
 24/08 PM     4.5        1.7        1.5        4      MINOR
 25/09 AM     4.9        2.1        2.1       3-4     MINOR
 25/09 PM     4.4        1.6        1.2        1       NONE
 26/10 AM     3.7        0.9        0.9        1       NONE

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.1 FT, MODERATE 2.6 FT, MAJOR 3.1 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 23/07 PM     4.0        1.1        1.1        4       NONE
 24/07 AM     4.1        1.2        1.3        5       NONE
 24/08 PM     4.5        1.6        1.3        5       NONE
 25/08 AM     4.6        1.7        1.7       5-6      NONE
 25/08 PM     4.4        1.5        1.0        3       NONE
 26/09 AM     3.8        0.9        0.8        3       NONE

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