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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
750 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

MDZ017-018-050800-
/O.NEW.KLWX.CF.Y.0024.160505T0300Z-160505T0800Z/
ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
750 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 AM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
THIS EVENING TO 4 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* TIDAL ANOMALY...ONE TO ONE AND A HALF FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT. WATER LEVELS WILL
  REMAIN ELEVATED FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES
  MAY BE NEEDED.

* 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...
ON THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
CHESAPEAKE BEACH...3:07 AM AND 3:29 PM...
SOLOMONS ISLAND...1:20 AM AND 1:32 PM...
POINT LOOKOUT...12:26 AM AND 12:48 PM.

NOW ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER...
COLTON POINT...1:56 AM AND 2:29 PM...
PINEY POINT...1:20 AM AND 1:53 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.

&&

&&

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

STRAITS POINT MD
MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT

               TOTAL    ASTRO
   DAY/TIME     TIDE     TIDE   ANOMALY   FLOOD
                /FT/     /FT/     /FT/   CATEGORY
  ----------  -------   ------- -------  --------
   05/01 AM     3.2      1.9      1.3     MINOR
   05/02 PM     3.3      1.7      1.6     MINOR
   06/02 AM     3.4      1.9      1.5     MINOR
   06/03 PM     3.1      1.7      1.4     MINOR
   07/02 AM     3.3      1.9      1.4     MINOR
   07/04 PM     3.0      1.7      1.3     MINOR

SOLOMONS ISLAND MD
MINOR 2.75 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT

               TOTAL    ASTRO
   DAY/TIME     TIDE     TIDE   ANOMALY   FLOOD
                /FT/     /FT/     /FT/   CATEGORY
  ----------  -------   ------- -------  --------
   05/01 AM     2.9      1.8      1.1     MINOR
   05/01 PM     2.8      1.5      1.3     MINOR
   06/01 AM     3.2      1.8      1.4     MINOR
   06/02 PM     3.0      1.5      1.5     MINOR
   07/03 AM     3.3      1.9      1.4     MINOR
   07/03 PM     2.8      1.5      1.3     MINOR

NORTH BEACH MD
MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT

               TOTAL    ASTRO
   DAY/TIME     TIDE     TIDE   ANOMALY   FLOOD
                /FT/     /FT/     /FT/   CATEGORY
  ----------  -------   ------- -------  --------
   05/03 AM     2.8      1.7      1.1     MINOR
   05/03 PM     2.5      1.2      1.3      NONE
   06/04 AM     3.3      1.8      1.5     MINOR
   06/04 PM     2.7      1.2      1.5     MINOR
   07/04 AM     3.3      1.8      1.5     MINOR

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