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Coastal Flood Watch

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
222 PM EDT Sat Apr 4 2020

MDZ017-050230-
/O.CON.KLWX.CF.A.0001.200405T0200Z-200405T1800Z/
St. Marys-
222 PM EDT Sat Apr 4 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level
  possible in low lying areas due to tidal flooding.

* WHERE...Shoreline in St. Marys County.

* WHEN...From 10 PM EDT this evening through Sunday afternoon,
  especially around the time of high tide.

* IMPACTS...At 3.5 feet, water covers roads on Saint George
  Island, is in yards, and is approaching structures. To the
  east, inundation is occurring at multiple marinas off St.
  Mary`s River, Smith Creek, and Jutland Creek.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Tides one and a half to two feet above
  normal. The next high tide at Point Lookout is at 11:18 PM and
  11:59 AM. The next high tide at Piney Point is at 12:24 AM and
  12:48 PM. The next high tide at Coltons Point is at 1:00 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

St Marys River at Straits Point
MLLW Categories - Minor 3.0 ft, Moderate 3.5 ft, Major 5.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.4 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 05/12 AM     3.1        1.5        1.6        0      Minor
 05/01 PM     3.2        1.6        1.6        0      Minor
 06/12 AM     3.0        1.4        1.5       0-1     Minor
 06/01 PM     2.8        1.2        1.2        0       None
 07/02 AM     2.7        1.1        1.0        0       None

&&

$$



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