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Coastal Flood Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1230 PM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

Charles-King George-
1230 PM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018


The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect until 4 AM
EDT Saturday.

* LOCATIONS...Shoreline in Charles County and King George County.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1.5 to 2.5 feet above normal.

* TIMING...Through mid-afternoon, and again around the time of
  high tide. High tide at Dahlgren is at 11:57 PM this evening.
  High tide at Goose Bay is at 12:31 PM this afternoon and again
  at 1:00 AM overnight.

* IMPACTS...Water is expected to reach yards near Cobb Island and
  docks near Dahlgren. Minor shoreline inundation up to one foot
  above ground is possible elsewhere.


A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.



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.

MLLW Categories - Minor 3.5 ft, Moderate 5.0 ft, Major 7.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.6 ft, Moderate 3.1 ft, Major 5.1 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 22/12 PM     3.6        1.7        2.0       1.0     Minor
 23/12 AM     3.6        1.7        1.7       1.0     Minor
 23/12 PM     3.0        1.1        1.4       0.5      None
 24/01 AM     3.3        1.4        1.4       0.5      None
 24/01 PM     2.6        0.7        1.0       1.0      None
 25/02 AM     2.7        0.8        0.8       0.5      None



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1151 AM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head MD-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-Eastern Bay-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island-District of Columbia-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-
Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Southeast Harford-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
King George-
1151 AM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Maryland portion of the
Chesapeake Bay, Tidal Potomac River, and adjacent counties in
central Maryland and northern Virginia as well as the District of

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect tonight for Stafford,
Spotsylvania, and King George Counties. Locally heavy rain may
cause creeks and streams to quickly rise out of their banks.

Showers and perhaps an isolated thunderstorm may result in
isolated instances of flooding tonight elsewhere.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time. However, please
report rainfall amounts and flooding via established protocols.


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