Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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WHUS41 KLWX 271938
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
338 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017


MDZ017-280345-
/O.NEW.KLWX.CF.Y.0037.170528T0500Z-170528T1300Z/
ST. MARYS-
338 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM EDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO
9 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...SENSITIVE COASTLINE ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER IN ST.
  MARY`S COUNTY, INCLUDING ST. GEORGE ISLAND.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...UP TO A FOOT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL NORMALS.

* TIMING...WITHIN A COUPLE HOURS OF HIGH TIDE EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING HIGH TIDES: POINT
  LOOKOUT...3:53 AM, PINEY POINT...4:42 AM, COLTONS POINT...5:18
  AM.

* 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.

&&

&&

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 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     2.8        1.2        1.2       1.0     MINOR
 29/05 AM     3.1        1.5        1.3       1.0     MINOR
 29/06 PM     3.0        1.4        1.4       0.5     MINOR
 30/06 AM     3.1        1.5        1.4       0.5     MINOR

$$

$$

HTS



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