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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
405 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017

MDZ017-200415-
/O.CON.KLWX.CF.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-170920T1000Z/
ST. MARYS-
405 PM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017

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

* LOCATIONS...SHORELINE IN ST. MARYS COUNTY.

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

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. THE NEXT HIGH TIDE AT
  POINT LOOKOUT WILL BE AT 1:51 AM TONIGHT. THE NEXT HIGH TIDE AT
  PINEY POINT WILL BE AT 2:49 AM TONIGHT. THE NEXT HIGH TIDE AT
  COLTONS POINT WILL BE AT 3:25 AM TONIGHT.

* 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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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
  --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
  20/02 AM     3.1        1.5        1.4       1.0     MINOR
  20/03 PM     3.1        1.5        1.4       1.0     MINOR
  21/03 AM     3.1        1.5        1.4       0.5     MINOR
  21/03 PM     2.9        1.3        1.2       0.5     MINOR
  22/04 AM     2.9        1.3        1.2       0.5     MINOR

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.

$$

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