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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
709 AM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

MDZ021>023-222200-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0026.170922T1700Z-170922T2200Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
709 AM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE CHESAPEAKE BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN
  SHORE PARTICULARLY AROUND BISHOPS HEAD.

* TIMING...WITHIN A FEW HOURS OF HIGH TIDE THIS AFTERNOON.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...SHALLOW FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN THE MOST
  VULNERABLE LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE RESULTING
  IN A LOW THREAT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE. EXPECT AROUND ONE FOOT OF
  INUNDATION IN LOW LYING, VULNERABLE AREAS. SOME ROADS AND LOW
  LYING PROPERTY INCLUDING PARKING LOTS, PARKS AND LAWNS NEAR THE
  WATERFRONT WILL EXPERIENCE SHALLOW FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION
AND/OR TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE
SHORE...AND NEAR TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF
TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF
UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

CAMBRIDGE MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

              TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
  DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
             FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
  --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
  22/06 AM     3.2        1.2        1.0        1       NONE
  22/06 PM     3.1        1.1        0.9        1       NONE
  23/07 AM     3.1        1.1        1.0        1       NONE
  23/07 PM     3.2        1.2        1.0        1       NONE
  24/07 AM     3.1        1.1        1.1        1       NONE
  24/08 PM     3.1        1.1        0.9        1       NONE

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, MAJOR 4.3 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.2 FT, MODERATE 1.7 FT, MAJOR 2.2 FT

              TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
  DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
             FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
  --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
  22/03 PM     3.3        1.2        0.9        1      MINOR
  23/04 AM     3.4        1.3        1.1        1      MINOR
  23/04 PM     3.4        1.3        1.1        1      MINOR
  24/04 AM     3.3        1.2        1.2        1      MINOR
  24/05 PM     3.2        1.1        1.0        1       NONE

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
709 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

MDZ021>023-231115-
Dorchester-Wicomico-Somerset-
709 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Coastal Flood Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



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