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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
435 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017


MDZ017-160100-
/O.NEW.KLWX.CF.Y.0005.170215T2135Z-170216T0100Z/
ST. MARYS-
435 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
EST THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...STRAITS POINT

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL MOVE UP THE POTOMAC RIVER BETWEEN 430 PM
  AND 630 PM.

* IMPACTS...LOW LYING SHORELINE INUNDATION.

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 15/05 PM     2.8        1.2        1.5       3.0     MINOR
 16/06 AM     2.1        0.5        0.7       2.0      NONE
 16/06 PM     1.5       -0.1        0.3       2.0      NONE
 17/06 AM     1.7        0.1        0.4       1.0      NONE
 17/07 PM     1.8        0.2        0.6       0.5      NONE
 18/07 AM     1.9        0.3        0.6       0.5      NONE

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