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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
443 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016


DCZ001-VAZ054-101700-
/O.EXB.KLWX.CF.Y.0010.160210T1100Z-160210T1700Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
443 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
EST TODAY.

* TIDAL ANOMALY...BETWEEN 2 AND 2.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE AT WASHINGTON CHANNEL WILL
  BE AT 9:05 AM...AND HIGH TIDE AT ALEXANDRIA WILL BE AT 9:23 AM.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MINOR INUNDATION OF LOW LYING SHORELINE...
  SUCH AS THE EASTERN END OF KING STREET IN OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
  AND ALONG EAST POTOMAC PARK AND THE GEORGETOWN BOARDWALK IN
  WASHINGTON DC.

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.

$$



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