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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
516 AM EDT TUE SEP 26 2017

MDZ017-261730-
/O.EXT.KLWX.CF.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-170927T0200Z/
ST. MARYS-
516 AM EDT TUE SEP 26 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

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

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING AND AGAIN
  THIS EVENING. HIGH TIDE AT POINT LOOKOUT IS AT 5:57 AM AND 6:51
  PM, COLTONS POINT AT 7:56 AM AND 8:04 PM, AND PINEY POINT AT
  7:20 AM AND 7:28 PM. ADDITIONAL FLOODING IS LIKELY THROUGH
  MIDWEEK.

* 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 26/07 AM     2.8        1.2        1.4       1.0     MINOR
 26/07 PM     2.9        1.3        1.4       1.0     MINOR
 27/08 AM     2.9        1.3        1.5       1.0     MINOR
 27/08 PM     2.9        1.3        1.4       1.0     MINOR
 28/08 AM     2.7        1.1        1.4       1.0     MINOR
 28/09 PM     2.2        0.6        0.7       1.0      NONE

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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DH

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