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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
159 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

MDZ025-NCZ102-VAZ098>100-220600-
Maryland Beaches-Eastern Currituck-Virginia Beach-Accomack-
Northampton-
159 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast
North Carolina, eastern Virginia and southeast Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

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

   HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
157 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

MDZ025-VAZ099-100-211400-
/O.EXP.KAKQ.CF.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170921T0600Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.BH.S.0014.000000T0000Z-170922T0000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
157 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

* TIMING...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS IS A COUPLE HOURS ON
  EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION WITH ONLY
  MINOR ADDITIONAL DAMAGE POSSIBLE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 4 TO 6 FT WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. DO NOT ENTER OR
  APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE RISK OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP CURRENTS...
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS CREATE LIFE-THREATENING
CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 21/09 AM     3.9        1.4        1.1        3       NONE
 21/09 PM     4.1        1.6        1.4        3      MINOR
 22/10 AM     4.3        1.8        1.5       4-5     MINOR
 22/10 PM     4.0        1.5        1.4       4-5     MINOR
 23/11 AM     4.2        1.7        1.4        3      MINOR

SAXIS VA

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 21/01 AM     4.3        1.8        1.4        1
 21/02 PM     4.2        1.7        1.2        1
 22/02 AM     4.1        1.6        1.3        1
 22/02 PM     4.1        1.6        1.1        1
 23/02 AM     3.9        1.4        1.3        1
 23/03 PM     4.1        1.6        1.2        1

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.2 FT, MAJOR 3.2 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 21/09 AM     4.3        1.5        1.3        1       NONE
 21/10 PM     4.2        1.4        1.3        1       NONE
 22/10 AM     4.4        1.6        1.4        1       NONE
 22/10 PM     4.2        1.4        1.4        1       NONE
 23/11 AM     4.4        1.6        1.4        1       NONE

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 3.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 20/11 PM     5.8        1.3        1.6        1       NONE
 21/10 AM     6.3        1.8        1.4        1       NONE
 21/10 PM     6.0        1.5        1.3        1       NONE
 22/11 AM     6.2        1.7        1.3        1       NONE
 22/11 PM     6.0        1.5        1.5        1       NONE
 23/11 AM     6.2        1.7        1.4        1       NONE

OYSTER VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - N/A

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 20/11 PM     6.1        N/A        1.4        1       NONE
 21/10 AM     6.7        N/A        1.3        1       NONE
 21/10 PM     6.6        N/A        1.3        1       NONE
 22/10 AM     6.6        N/A        1.2        1       NONE
 22/11 PM     6.7        N/A        1.7        1       NONE
 23/11 AM     7.0        N/A        1.6        1      MINOR

KIPTOPEKE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 20/11 PM     4.3        1.3        1.4        1       NONE
 21/10 AM     4.6        1.6        1.2        1      MINOR
 21/10 PM     4.4        1.4        1.3        1       NONE
 22/11 AM     4.5        1.5        1.2        1      MINOR
 22/11 PM     4.5        1.5        1.5       1-2     MINOR
 23/11 AM     4.8        1.8        1.5        2      MINOR

&&

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

$$



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