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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
456 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

DEFAULT OVERVIEW SECTION
MDZ025-231200-
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MARYLAND BEACHES-
456 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM EST MONDAY...

...WATER LEVELS MAY APPROACH MINOR COASTAL FLOODING THRESHOLDS EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...

* LOCATION: MARYLAND BEACHES.

* SURF HEIGHT: NEARSHORE WAVES OF 7 TO 10 FEET.

* TIMING: WATER LEVELS MAY REACH MINOR COASTAL FLOODING THRESHOLDS DURING THE
  MONDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE. HIGH SURF EXPECTED EARLY MONDAY MORNING INTO
  MONDAY EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS: MINOR INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL
  AREAS IS POSSIBLE.

* 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.

&&

&&

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
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 22/04 PM     2.4       -0.1        1.0        3       NONE
 23/05 AM     3.9        1.4        2.1       1-5      NONE
 23/05 PM     4.3        1.8        2.9       5-7     MINOR
 24/05 AM     3.5        1.0        1.7       5-6      NONE
 24/05 PM     2.2       -0.3        0.8        4       NONE
 25/06 AM     2.5        0.0        0.6       2-3      NONE

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