Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1148 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017


MDZ021-023-271100-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0013.170427T0348Z-170427T1100Z/
DORCHESTER-SOMERSET-
1148 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT...

* LOCATION: BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS: SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DUE TO WATER LEVELS
  APPROACHING MINOR FLOODING.

&&

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
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 27/05 AM     3.1        1.1        0.7        1       NONE
 27/06 PM     2.5        0.5        0.6        1       NONE
 28/06 AM     3.2        1.2        0.8        1       NONE
 28/06 PM     2.2        0.2        0.4        1       NONE
 29/07 AM     2.9        0.9        0.5        1       NONE

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, MAJOR 4.3 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.2 FT, MODERATE 1.7 FT, MAJOR 2.2 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 27/02 AM     3.2        1.1        0.7        1       NONE
 27/03 PM     2.8        0.7        0.6        2       NONE
 28/03 AM     3.3        1.2        0.7        2      MINOR
 28/04 PM     2.5        0.4        0.4        1       NONE
 29/04 AM     3.0        0.9        0.5       1-2      NONE

SAXIS VA

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 27/01 AM     3.9        1.4        0.8        1
 27/01 PM     3.4        0.9        0.8       1-2
 28/02 AM     3.9        1.4        0.7        2
 28/02 PM     3.0        0.5        0.4        1
 29/03 AM     3.6        1.1        0.5       1-2
 29/03 PM     3.1        0.6        0.6        2

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