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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017


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/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0019.170819T0200Z-170819T0600Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO CHESAPEAKE BAY IN VICINITY OF BISHOPS HEAD.

* TIMING...A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT.

* 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.

&&

&&

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

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 18/03 PM     2.6        0.6        0.9       1-2      NONE
 19/02 AM     3.1        1.1        0.7        1       NONE
 19/02 PM     2.1        0.1        0.2        1       NONE
 20/04 AM     2.7        0.7        0.2        1       NONE
 20/04 PM     2.2        0.2        0.2        1       NONE
 21/04 AM     2.7        0.7        0.2        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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/12 AM     3.5        1.4        1.0        1      MINOR
 19/12 PM     2.5        0.4        0.3        1       NONE
 20/01 AM     2.9        0.8        0.3        1       NONE
 20/01 PM     2.6        0.5        0.3        1       NONE
 21/01 AM     2.9        0.8        0.3        1       NONE

SAXIS VA

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 18/10 PM     3.7        1.2        0.8       1-2
 19/10 AM     2.8        0.3        0.4        1
 19/11 PM     3.4        0.9        0.4        1
 20/12 PM     3.0        0.5        0.4        1
 21/12 AM     3.5        1.0        0.4        1
 21/12 PM     3.2        0.7        0.5        1

$$

DEROSA



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