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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
456 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

NCZ102-VAZ098-241700-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SU.Y.0007.170425T0800Z-170425T1400Z/
EASTERN CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
456 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* LOCATION: VIRGINIA BEACH AND OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK.

* SURF HEIGHT: 8 TO 9 FEET IN THE SURF ZONE.

* TIMING: LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY MORNING.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS: BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION WITH ONLY MINOR
  DAMAGE POSSIBLE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

MDZ025-VAZ099-100-241700-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SU.Y.0007.170425T1000Z-170425T2000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
456 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 4 PM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 4 PM EDT TUESDAY.

* LOCATION: MARYLAND AND THE LOWER VIRGINIA EASTERN SHORE BEACHES.

* SURF HEIGHT: 8 TO 9 FEET IN THE SURF ZONE.

* TIMING: TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS: BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION WITH ONLY MINOR
  DAMAGE POSSIBLE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

VAZ089-093-095>097-241700-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0009.170424T1100Z-170424T1700Z/
SURRY-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-
456 AM EDT MON APR 24 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 MORNING.

* 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/10 AM     3.5        1.3        1.4        2      MINOR
 24/11 PM     4.0        1.8        1.5        2      MINOR
 25/12 PM     4.2        2.0        2.0       1-2     MINOR
 26/12 AM     4.3        2.1        1.6        1      MINOR
 26/12 PM     3.6        1.4        1.4        1      MINOR
 27/01 AM     4.0        1.8        1.2        1      MINOR

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/08 AM     4.2        1.4        1.5        3       NONE
 24/08 PM     4.4        1.6        1.4       2-3      NONE
 25/09 AM     4.7        1.9        1.9        3      MINOR
 25/09 PM     4.8        2.0        1.6        1      MINOR
 26/10 AM     4.1        1.3        1.3        1       NONE
 26/10 PM     4.4        1.6        1.1        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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/07 AM     4.1        1.2        1.3        5       NONE
 24/08 PM     4.6        1.7        1.4       4-5      NONE
 25/08 AM     4.7        1.8        1.8       6-7      NONE
 25/08 PM     4.9        2.0        1.5       2-3      NONE
 26/09 AM     4.3        1.4        1.3        2       NONE
 26/09 PM     4.6        1.7        1.1        2       NONE

$$

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