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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
347 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

MDZ024-025-261900-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.A.0001.150127T0300Z-150127T0900Z/
INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
347 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT.

* LOCATION...ATLANITC COASTAL LOCATIONS OF THE LOWER MARYLAND
  EASTERN SHORE...INCLUDING OCEAN CITY.

* COASTAL FLOODING/TIMING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH
  MINOR COASTAL FLOOD THRESHOLDS...WITH MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING
  POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATEST STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

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

                TOTAL    ASTRO
    DAY/TIME     TIDE     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
   ----------  -------   ------- -------  -------  ----------
    26/01 PM     3.5      2.4      1.1      4-6       NONE
    27/02 AM     5.1      2.5      2.6       7      MODERATE
    27/01 PM     4.6      2.2      2.4      5-6      MINOR
    28/03 AM     3.7      2.5      1.3       4        NONE
    28/03 PM     2.6      2.1      0.5       3        NONE

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