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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1054 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

MDZ024-025-VAZ099-100-051600-
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INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
1054 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...MINOR FLOODING LIKELY TONIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY...

* LOCATION: OCEAN SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE SHORE...BAY AND
  OCEAN SIDE OF THE LOWER VIRGINIA SHORE INCLUDING TIDAL RIVERS.

* TIMING: WATER LEVELS ARE LIKELY TO EXCEED MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS WITH THE
  HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. AN UPGRADE TO A
  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
  TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY BY THE THURSDAY
  EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE.

&&

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.

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/07 AM      4.1     2.5      1.6      4-5      MINOR
   05/08 PM      4.6     2.9      1.7       4       MINOR
   06/08 AM      3.7     2.5      1.2      3-4       NONE
   06/09 PM      4.1     3.0      1.1       3       MINOR
   07/09 AM      3.4     2.5      0.9       3        NONE
   07/10 PM      3.7     3.0      0.7       2        NONE

SAXIS VA

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/12 PM      3.7     2.6      1.1      1-2
   06/12 AM      4.4     3.1      1.3       1
   06/01 PM      3.9     2.6      1.3      1-2
   07/01 AM      4.3     3.2      1.1       1
   07/02 PM      3.6     2.6      1.0       1
   08/02 AM      4.1     3.2      0.9       1

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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/10 AM      3.3     2.0      1.3       2      MODERATE
   05/10 PM      3.9     2.4      1.5       1      MODERATE
   06/11 AM      3.2     2.0      1.2      2-3      MINOR
   06/11 PM      3.4     2.4      1.0       1      MODERATE
   07/12 PM      3.0     2.0      1.0       1       MINOR
   08/12 AM      3.1     2.4      0.7      1-2      MINOR

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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/08 AM      4.4     3.0      1.4       3       MINOR
   05/08 PM      5.3     3.6      1.7      1-2      MAJOR
   06/09 AM      4.3     3.1      1.2       2       MINOR
   06/09 PM      4.7     3.7      1.0      1-2      MINOR
   07/10 AM      3.9     3.0      0.9       1        NONE
   07/10 PM      4.4     3.7      0.7      1-2      MINOR

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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/07 AM      4.1     2.5      1.6      3-4      MINOR
   05/08 PM      4.8     3.0      1.8       2      MODERATE
   06/08 AM      3.7     2.5      1.2      2-3       NONE
   06/09 PM      4.2     3.1      1.1      2-3      MINOR
   07/09 AM      3.3     2.4      0.9       2        NONE
   07/10 PM      3.8     3.1      0.7       2       MINOR

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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/08 AM      6.2     4.5      1.7       3        NONE
   05/09 PM      7.3     5.4      1.9       2      MODERATE
   06/09 AM      5.8     4.6      1.2      2-3       NONE
   06/09 PM      6.6     5.5      1.1       2       MINOR
   07/10 AM      5.3     4.5      0.8       2        NONE
   07/10 PM      6.1     5.5      0.6       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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/08 AM      6.8     5.3      1.5       1       MINOR
   05/08 PM      7.9     6.3      1.6       1      MODERATE
   06/09 AM      6.4     5.3      1.1       1        NONE
   06/09 PM      7.4     6.5      0.9       1      MODERATE
   07/10 AM      5.8     5.2      0.6       1        NONE
   07/10 PM      7.0     6.5      0.5       1       MINOR

$$

VAZ075>078-052300-
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WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-
1054 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
EDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION: WESTERN SHORE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...INCLUDING TIDAL RIVERS FROM
  SOUTHSIDE HAMPTON ROADS THROUGH THE PENINSULAS AND NORTHERN NECK.

* TIMING: WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH MINOR COASTAL FLOOD THRESHOLDS
  THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL...MORE WIDESPREAD
  MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE LATE THIS EVENING INTO
  EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
  TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY WITH THE HIGH TIDE
  CYCLE TONIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

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.

LEWISETTA VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/01 PM      3.1     1.5      1.6      1-2      MINOR
   06/02 AM      3.3     1.8      1.5       2      MODERATE
   06/02 PM      2.7     1.5      1.2      1-2       NONE
   07/03 AM      2.9     1.8      1.1       1       MINOR
   07/03 PM      2.5     1.5      1.0       1        NONE
   08/04 AM      2.6     1.8      0.8       1        NONE

WINDMILL POINT VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/11 AM      2.8     1.3      1.5       2       MINOR
   05/11 PM      3.3     1.6      1.7      1-2     MODERATE
   06/12 PM      2.5     1.3      1.2       2        NONE
   07/12 AM      2.8     1.7      1.1       1       MINOR
   07/12 PM      2.3     1.3      1.0       1        NONE
   08/12 AM      2.5     1.7      0.8       1        NONE

$$

MDZ021>023-052300-
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DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
1054 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM
EDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION: CHESAPEAKE BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE...
  INCLUDING TIDAL RIVERS.

* TIMING: WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH MINOR COASTAL FLOOD THRESHOLDS
  WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL...MORE WIDESPREAD
  MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE LATE THIS EVENING INTO
  EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
  TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY WITH THE HIGH TIDE
  CYCLE LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

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.

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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/04 PM      2.9     1.9      1.0       1        NONE
   06/04 AM      3.5     2.4      1.1       2       MINOR
   06/05 PM      3.0     1.9      1.1      1-2       NONE
   07/05 AM      3.5     2.5      1.0       1       MINOR
   07/05 PM      2.8     1.9      0.9       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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/01 PM      3.3     2.2      1.1      1-2      MINOR
   06/01 AM      4.0     2.6      1.4      1-2     MODERATE
   06/02 PM      3.4     2.2      1.2       2       MINOR
   07/02 AM      3.8     2.7      1.1       1      MODERATE
   07/03 PM      3.1     2.2      0.9       1        NONE
   08/03 AM      3.5     2.7      0.8       1       MINOR

SAXIS VA

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/12 PM      3.7     2.6      1.1      1-2
   06/12 AM      4.4     3.1      1.3       1
   06/01 PM      3.9     2.6      1.3      1-2
   07/01 AM      4.3     3.2      1.1       1
   07/02 PM      3.6     2.6      1.0       1
   08/02 AM      4.1     3.2      0.9       1

$$

NCZ102-VAZ084>086-089-090-093-095>098-523>525-051800-
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EASTERN CURRITUCK-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-SURRY-JAMES CITY-ISLE OF WIGHT-
NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-VIRGINIA BEACH-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS-
HAMPTON/POQUOSON-
1054 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...MINOR FLOODING LIKELY TONIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY...

* LOCATION: WESTERN SHORE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...INCLUDING TIDAL RIVERS FROM
  SOUTHSIDE HAMPTON ROADS THROUGH THE PENINSULAS AND NORTHERN NECK.

* TIMING: WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO APPROACH MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS WITH
  THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WATER LEVELS ARE LIKELY TO
  EXCEED MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS WITH THE LATER HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS EVENING
  INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. AN UPGRADE TO A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS
  EXPECTED FOR LATER TODAY.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
  TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY BY THE THURSDAY
  EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE.

&&

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.

WINDMILL POINT VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/11 AM      2.8     1.3      1.5       2       MINOR
   05/11 PM      3.3     1.6      1.7      1-2     MODERATE
   06/12 PM      2.5     1.3      1.2       2        NONE
   07/12 AM      2.8     1.7      1.1       1       MINOR
   07/12 PM      2.3     1.3      1.0       1        NONE
   08/12 AM      2.5     1.7      0.8       1        NONE

MOBJACK BAY VA
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/08 AM      4.3     2.8      1.5       1       MINOR
   05/09 PM      5.0     3.3      1.7       1      MODERATE
   06/09 AM      4.0     2.8      1.2       1        NONE
   06/10 PM      4.3     3.3      1.0       1       MINOR
   07/10 AM      3.7     2.8      0.9       1        NONE
   07/11 PM      4.0     3.3      0.7       1        NONE

YORKTOWN 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
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/09 AM      4.3     2.7      1.6       2       MINOR
   05/09 PM      5.0     3.2      1.8      1-2     MODERATE
   06/09 AM      4.0     2.8      1.2      1-2       NONE
   06/10 PM      4.3     3.3      1.0       1       MINOR
   07/10 AM      3.7     2.8      0.9       1        NONE
   07/11 PM      4.0     3.3      0.7       1        NONE

JAMES RIVER AT SCOTLAND/JAMESTOWN VA
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/11 AM      3.7     2.2      1.5       1       MINOR
   06/12 AM      4.5     2.7      1.8       1      MODERATE
   06/12 PM      3.4     2.2      1.2       1       MINOR
   07/01 AM      3.6     2.8      0.8       1       MINOR
   07/01 PM      2.9     2.2      0.7       1        NONE
   08/01 AM      3.4     2.8      0.6       1       MINOR

SEWELLS POINT VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/09 AM      4.6     2.9      1.7       3       MINOR
   05/09 PM      5.1     3.4      1.7       2       MINOR
   06/10 AM      3.9     2.9      1.0      1-2       NONE
   06/10 PM      4.4     3.5      0.9       1       MINOR
   07/10 AM      3.7     2.9      0.8       1        NONE
   07/11 PM      4.2     3.5      0.7       1        NONE

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/08 AM      4.4     2.9      1.5       3        NONE
   05/08 PM      5.2     3.5      1.7       3       MINOR
   06/09 AM      4.1     3.0      1.1       3        NONE
   06/09 PM      4.5     3.6      0.9       2        NONE
   07/09 AM      3.8     3.0      0.8       2        NONE
   07/10 PM      4.3     3.6      0.7       2        NONE

DUCK NC
MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/07 AM      5.1     3.7      1.4       3        NONE
   05/07 PM      6.0     4.5      1.5       4       MINOR
   06/08 AM      4.6     3.7      0.9       3        NONE
   06/08 PM      5.4     4.6      0.8       2        NONE
   07/08 AM      4.4     3.7      0.7       2        NONE
   07/09 PM      5.2     4.6      0.6       2        NONE

FORT MONROE VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   05/09 AM      4.6     2.9      1.7      2-3      MINOR
   05/09 PM      5.1     3.4      1.7       2      MODERATE
   06/10 AM      3.9     2.9      1.0       1       MINOR
   06/10 PM      4.4     3.5      0.9       1       MINOR
   07/10 AM      3.7     2.9      0.8       1        NONE
   07/11 PM      4.2     3.5      0.7       1       MINOR

$$

$$



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