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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
106 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

DCZ001-VAZ054-060115-
/O.CON.KLWX.CF.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-160506T0400Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
106 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* TIDAL ANOMALY...AROUND ONE FOOT ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND EACH HIGH TIDE THROUGH THIS EVENING. WATER
  LEVELS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND
  ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY THROUGH SATURDAY.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MINOR INUNDATION OF LOW-LYING SHORELINE.

HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES
FOR A FEW LOCATIONS FROM NORTH TO SOUTH...
ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER...
WASHINGTON CHANNEL...7:47 PM AND 8:06 AM...
ALEXANDRIA...8:05 PM AND 8:24 AM...
INDIAN HEAD...7:33 PM AND 7:52 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.

&&

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

$$



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