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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
750 PM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017


MDZ017-270800-
/O.NEW.KLWX.CF.Y.0035.170527T0400Z-170527T1000Z/
ST. MARYS-
750 PM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...SENSITIVE PORTIONS ALONG THE SHORELINE OF SAINT
  MARYS COUNTY.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...AROUND ONE FOOT ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE...WHICH WILL OCCUR BETWEEN
  2 AM AND 5 AM EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WATER IS EXPECTED TO GO OVER A PORTION OF THE
  BULKHEAD NEAR THE STRAITS POINT BRIDGE, AND ALSO COVER YARDS
  IN THE ST GEORGES CREEK AND ST MARYS RIVER AREAS. MINOR
  SHORELINE INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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FORECAST TIDES ARE REFERENCED TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER
(MLLW) AND MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER (MHHW) UNLESS
OTHERWISE NOTED. TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDE IS
APPROXIMATE TO NEAREST HOUR. TOTAL TIDE COMBINES THE
NORMAL TIDE AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL. FLOOD IMPACT
IS BASED ON THE TOTAL TIDE AND WAVES WHERE APPLICABLE.

STRAITS POINT MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.1 FT, MODERATE 1.9 FT, MAJOR 3.4 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 27/04 AM     2.9        1.3        1.0       0.5     MINOR
 27/04 PM     2.6        1.0        1.0       1.0      NONE
 28/04 AM     2.9        1.3        1.1       0.5     MINOR
 28/05 PM     2.7        1.1        1.1       1.0     MINOR
 29/05 AM     3.2        1.6        1.4       1.0     MINOR

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