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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1050 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

MDZ024-025-231100-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0032.141023T0900Z-141023T1500Z/
INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
1050 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY.

* LOCATION...WORCESTER COUNTY...MAINLY ALONG THE SHORELINES OF
  ASSAWOMAN AND CHINCOTEAGUE BAYS AND ADJACENT OCEAN INLETS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE WITHIN 1 TO 2 HOURS
  ON EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...TIDAL DEPARTURES WILL AVERAGE AROUND 1.5 FT ABOVE
  NORMAL DURING HIGH TIDE THURSDAY MORNING. AT OCEAN CITY...HIGH
  TIDE OCCURS AT 738 AM EDT THURSDAY MORNING. A PEAK WATER LEVEL
  OF AROUND 4.2 FEET MLLW IS EXPECTED. MINOR FLOODING BEGINS AT
  4.0 FEET MLLW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...TIDES AND
/ OR WAVE ACTION 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.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, SEVERE 6.0 FT

                TOTAL    ASTRO
    DAY/TIME     TIDE     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
   ----------  -------   ------- -------  -------  ----------
    22/08 PM     3.9      2.3      1.6       5       MINOR
    23/08 AM     4.2      2.6      1.6       4       MINOR
    23/08 PM     3.3      2.2      1.1       4        NONE
    24/08 AM     3.3      2.6      0.8       3        NONE
    24/09 PM     2.8      2.2      0.6       2        NONE
    25/10 AM     3.2      2.7      0.6       2        NONE

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