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Coastal Flood Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
934 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

St. Marys-
934 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018


The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect until 2 PM
EDT Wednesday.

* LOCATIONS...Shoreline in St. Marys County.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 to 1.5 feet above normal.

* TIMING...Around the time of high tide. High tide at Point
  Lookout is at 9:59 PM tonight and 10:31 AM Wednesday morning.
  High tide at Piney Point is at 11:00 PM tonight and 11:23 AM
  Wednesday morning. High tide at Coltons Point is at 11:36 PM
  tonight and 11:23 AM Wednesday morning.

* 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.


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 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/11 PM     2.8        1.2        1.2       2.0     Minor
 25/11 AM     2.9        1.3        1.3       1.0     Minor
 25/11 PM     2.9        1.3        1.3       1.0     Minor
 26/12 PM     2.6        1.0        1.0       1.0      None
 27/12 AM     2.6        1.0        0.9       1.0      None
 27/01 PM     2.4        0.8        0.8       1.0      None



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