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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

VAZ075-077-078-250515-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0010.170425T0100Z-170425T0700Z/
WESTMORELAND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

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

* LOCATION: NORTHERN NECK.

* TIMING: AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT.

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

&&

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

LEWISETTA VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 25/01 AM     2.9        1.4        1.2        2       NONE
 25/01 PM     3.1        1.6        1.6       2-3     MINOR
 26/01 AM     2.9        1.4        1.2       1-2      NONE
 26/02 PM     2.4        0.9        0.9        1       NONE
 27/03 AM     2.5        1.0        0.7        1       NONE

WINDMILL POINT VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.6 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/10 PM     2.8        1.4        1.4       2-3      NONE
 25/11 AM     3.0        1.6        1.7       2-4     MINOR
 25/11 PM     2.8        1.4        1.3       1-2      NONE
 26/11 AM     2.2        0.8        1.0        1       NONE
 26/11 PM     2.2        0.8        0.7        1       NONE
 27/12 PM     1.8        0.4        0.6        1       NONE

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

VAZ089-093-095>097-250515-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0010.170424T2300Z-170425T0600Z/
SURRY-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

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

* LOCATION: AREAS ALONG THE JAMES RIVER AND SOUTHERN BAY FROM SURRY COUNTY TO
  NORFOLK.

* TIMING: AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT.

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

&&

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

JAMES RIVER AT SCOTLAND/JAMESTOWN VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.3 FT, MODERATE 2.3 FT, MAJOR 2.8 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/11 PM     3.9        1.7        1.4        1      MINOR
 25/12 PM     4.4        2.2        2.2        1      MINOR
 26/12 AM     4.0        1.8        1.3        1      MINOR
 26/12 PM     3.0        0.8        0.8        1       NONE
 27/01 AM     3.5        1.3        0.7        1      MINOR
 27/01 PM     2.7        0.5        0.5        1       NONE

SEWELLS POINT VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.7 FT, MAJOR 3.7 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/08 PM     4.2        1.4        1.2        2       NONE
 25/09 AM     4.7        1.9        1.9       3-4     MINOR
 25/09 PM     4.4        1.6        1.2        1       NONE
 26/10 AM     3.7        0.9        0.9        1       NONE
 26/10 PM     3.9        1.1        0.6        1       NONE
 27/10 AM     3.3        0.5        0.5        1       NONE

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.1 FT, MODERATE 2.6 FT, MAJOR 3.1 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------
 24/08 PM     4.5        1.6        1.3        4       NONE
 25/08 AM     4.6        1.7        1.7        5       NONE
 25/08 PM     4.5        1.6        1.1        3       NONE
 26/09 AM     3.8        0.9        0.8        2       NONE
 26/09 PM     4.1        1.2        0.6        2       NONE
 27/10 AM     3.5        0.6        0.5        2       NONE

$$

$$

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