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Coastal Flood Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
448 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

MDZ021>023-250500-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0027.170725T0500Z-170725T0900Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
448 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...WATER LEVELS WILL APPROACH MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE.

* TIMING...WITHIN A COUPLE HOURS OF EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST
  VULNERABLE LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.

&&

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

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/04 PM     2.9        0.8        0.8        1       NONE
 25/03 AM     3.2        1.1        0.6        1       NONE
 25/04 PM     2.7        0.6        0.4        1       NONE
 26/04 AM     3.0        0.9        0.5        1       NONE
 26/05 PM     3.0        0.9        0.7        1       NONE
 27/05 AM     3.1        1.0        0.7        1       NONE

$$



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