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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
109 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

MDZ021>023-222200-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-170922T2200Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
109 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE CHESAPEAKE BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN
  SHORE PARTICULARLY AROUND BISHOPS HEAD.

* TIMING...WITHIN A FEW HOURS OF HIGH TIDE THIS AFTERNOON.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...SHALLOW FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN THE MOST
  VULNERABLE LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE RESULTING
  IN A LOW THREAT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE. EXPECT AROUND ONE FOOT OF
  INUNDATION IN LOW LYING, VULNERABLE AREAS. SOME ROADS AND LOW
  LYING PROPERTY INCLUDING PARKING LOTS, PARKS AND LAWNS NEAR THE
  WATERFRONT WILL EXPERIENCE SHALLOW FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION
AND/OR TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE
SHORE...AND NEAR TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF
TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF
UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

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
  --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
  22/06 AM     3.2        1.2        1.0        1       NONE
  22/06 PM     3.1        1.1        0.9        1       NONE
  23/07 AM     3.1        1.1        1.0        1       NONE
  23/07 PM     3.2        1.2        1.0        1       NONE
  24/07 AM     3.1        1.1        1.1        1       NONE
  24/08 PM     3.1        1.1        0.9        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
  --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
  22/03 PM     3.3        1.2        0.9        1      MINOR
  23/04 AM     3.4        1.3        1.1        1      MINOR
  23/04 PM     3.4        1.3        1.1        1      MINOR
  24/04 AM     3.3        1.2        1.2        1      MINOR
  24/05 PM     3.2        1.1        1.0        1       NONE

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$

MDZ025-NCZ102-VAZ098>100-230000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.BH.S.0014.000000T0000Z-170923T0000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-EASTERN CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-ACCOMACK-
NORTHAMPTON-
109 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...EASTERN SHORE...VIRGINIA BEACH...AND OUTER BANKS
  CURRITUCK LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

* TIMING...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS IS A COUPLE
  HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...NEARSHORE LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 3 TO
  5 FT WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH RISK OF
  RIP CURRENTS. DO NOT ENTER OR APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE RISK
  OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS... LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD
BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$


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