Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
947 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017


MDZ017-240700-
/O.NEW.KLWX.CF.Y.0030.170524T0300Z-170524T0700Z/
ST. MARYS-
947 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
EDT WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND POTOMAC RIVER SHORELINE IN
  ST. MARY`S COUNTY, MARYLAND.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT. AT POINT LOOKOUT,
  HIGH TIDE IS AT 12:27 AM. AT PINEY POINT, HIGH TIDE IS AT 1:16
  AM. AT COLTON`S POINT, HIGH TIDE IS AT 1:52 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.

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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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/01 AM     2.9        1.3        1.1       1.0     MINOR
 24/02 PM     2.6        1.0        1.0       0.5      NONE
 25/02 AM     3.1        1.5        1.2       1.0     MINOR
 25/02 PM     2.8        1.2        1.2       1.0     MINOR
 26/03 AM     2.9        1.3        1.0       1.0     MINOR
 26/03 PM     2.1        0.5        0.5       1.0      NONE

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