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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
435 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

MDZ017-231645-
/O.CON.KLWX.CF.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-170924T0100Z/
ST. MARYS-
435 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

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

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...ABOUT 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...FOR SEVERAL HOURS AROUND THE TIME OF EACH HIGH TIDE
  TODAY. HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING IS BETWEEN 3:50 AM AND 6:00 AM
  FROM EAST TO WEST IN THE COUNTY. HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING IS
  BETWEEN 4:30 PM AND 6:00 PM FROM EAST TO WEST.

* 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/05 AM     3.3        1.7        1.7       0.5     MINOR
 23/05 PM     3.2        1.6        1.5       0.5     MINOR
 24/05 AM     3.0        1.4        1.5       0.5     MINOR
 24/05 PM     2.8        1.2        1.2       0.5     MINOR
 25/06 AM     2.7        1.1        1.2       0.5     MINOR
 25/06 PM     2.8        1.2        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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