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

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WHUS41 KAKQ 280907
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
507 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

MDZ021>023-281400-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0009.160428T0907Z-160428T1400Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
507 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...WATER LEVELS TO APPROACH MINOR FLOODING THRESHOLDS THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATION: THE EASTERN SHORE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY IN SOUTHEAST
  MARYLAND.

* TIMING: AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS: ELEVATED WATER LEVELS COULD LEAD TO NUISANCE FLOODING
  OF LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS.

&&

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
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   28/09 AM      3.3     2.0      1.3       1        NONE
   28/10 PM      2.4     1.6      0.8       1        NONE
   29/10 AM      2.4     2.0      0.4      1-2       NONE
   29/11 PM      2.1     1.7      0.4       1        NONE
   30/11 AM      2.3     1.9      0.4       1        NONE
   01/12 AM      2.4     1.8      0.6       1        NONE

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, MAJOR 4.3 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   28/06 AM      3.2     2.0      1.2       1        NONE
   28/07 PM      2.6     1.7      0.9       1        NONE
   29/07 AM      2.5     2.0      0.5      1-2       NONE
   29/08 PM      2.3     1.8      0.5       1        NONE
   30/08 AM      2.5     2.0      0.5       1        NONE
   30/09 PM      2.4     1.8      0.6       1        NONE

$$

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