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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
838 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

MDZ016-VAZ057-250845-
/O.CON.KLWX.CF.Y.0031.170525T0300Z-170525T1000Z/
CHARLES-KING GEORGE-
838 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SENSITIVE PORTIONS ALONG SHORELINE OF CHARLES AND
  KING GEORGE COUNTIES.

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

* TIMING...NEAR HIGH TIDE LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.
  HIGH TIDE AT GOOSE BAY IS AT 3:53 AM THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH
  TIDE AT DAHLGREN IS AT 2:59 AM THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WATER IS EXPECTED TO REACH YARDS NEAR COBB ISLAND
  AND DOCKS NEAR DAHLGREN. 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.

&&

&&

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.

DAHLGREN VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 7.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 3.1 FT, MAJOR 5.1 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 25/03 AM     3.5        1.6        1.4       1.0     MINOR
 25/04 PM     3.2        1.3        1.4       1.0      NONE
 26/04 AM     3.2        1.3        1.1       0.5      NONE
 26/05 PM     2.4        0.5        0.6       1.0      NONE
 27/05 AM     2.6        0.7        0.5       0.5      NONE
 27/06 PM     2.4        0.5        0.6       0.5      NONE

$$



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