Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1208 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017



MDZ017-018-241815-
/O.CON.KLWX.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
1208 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...LOW LYING SHORELINE ALONG CALVERT AND ST. MARYS
  COUNTIES.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...AROUND TWO FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL NORMAL.

* TIMING...WITHIN AN HOUR OR TWO OF HIGH TIDE. THE NEXT HIGH
  TIDE WILL MOVE UP THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND POTOMAC RIVER BETWEEN
  11:00 AM AND 12:30 PM.

* 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. WATER IS
  ALSO EXPECTED TO REACH CHARLES STREET AND WILLIAMS STREET IN
  SOLOMONS ISLAND. MINOR SHORELINE INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE
  ELSEWHERE.

HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES
FOR A FEW LOCATIONS FROM NORTH TO SOUTH...
ON THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...

SOLOMONS ISLAND...12:00 AM AND 12:37 PM...
POINT LOOKOUT...10:51 PM AND 11:54 AM...

NOW ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER...

COLTON POINT...12:23 PM AND 12:57 AM...
PINEY POINT...12:21 AM AND 12:32 PM...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/11 AM     3.1        1.5        1.9       2.0     MINOR
 25/12 AM     2.3        0.7        1.2       2.0      NONE
 25/11 AM     2.2        0.6        1.0       1.0      NONE
 26/12 AM     2.0        0.4        0.9       1.0      NONE
 26/01 PM     2.0        0.4        0.7       2.0      NONE
 27/01 AM     1.0       -0.6       -0.2       2.0      NONE

SOLOMONS ISLAND MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.75 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 5.0 F
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.25 FT, MODERATE 2.5 FT, MAJOR 3.5 F

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/11 AM     2.8        1.3        1.8       1.0     MINOR
 25/12 AM     2.1        0.6        1.2       1.0      NONE
 25/12 PM     1.9        0.4        0.9       1.0      NONE
 26/12 AM     1.8        0.3        0.9       1.0      NONE
 26/01 PM     1.7        0.2        0.6       1.0      NONE
 27/01 AM     0.7       -0.8       -0.2       1.0      NONE

NORTH BEACH MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.3 FT, MODERATE 2.6 FT, MAJOR 3.6 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/01 PM     2.0        0.6        1.2       1.0      NONE
 25/02 AM     1.4        0.0        0.9       1.0      NONE
 25/03 PM     1.8        0.4        0.9       1.0      NONE
 26/02 AM     1.5        0.1        1.0       1.0      NONE
 26/03 PM     1.4        0.0        0.5       0.5      NONE

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