Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
210 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

MDZ017-081515-
/O.NEW.KLWX.CF.Y.0085.161208T1000Z-161208T1700Z/
ST. MARYS-
210 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
EST TODAY.

* TIDAL ANOMALY...1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MINOR INUNDATION ALONG THE TIDAL POTOMAC
  RIVER AND ADJACENT CHESAPEAKE BAY SHORES IN ST. MARY`S COUNTY.

HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES
FOR A FEW LOCATIONS FROM NORTH TO SOUTH...
ON THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
POINT LOOKOUT...7:50 AM...

NOW ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER...
COLTON POINT...9:07 AM...
PINEY POINT...8:31 AM...

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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ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

STRAITS POINT MD
MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT

               TOTAL    ASTRO
   DAY/TIME     TIDE     TIDE   ANOMALY   FLOOD
                /FT/     /FT/     /FT/   CATEGORY
  ----------  -------   ------- -------  --------
   08/08 AM     2.9      1.4      1.6     MINOR
   08/09 PM     2.4      1.3      1.1      NONE
   09/09 AM     2.0      1.4      0.5      NONE
   09/10 PM     1.7      1.3      0.4      NONE
   10/10 AM     1.9      1.5      0.4      NONE
   10/11 PM     1.9      1.3      0.5      NONE

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