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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1150 AM EDT Tue Sep 21 2021

MDZ021-212100-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0022.210921T1550Z-210921T2100Z/
Dorchester-
1150 AM EDT Tue Sep 21 2021

* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level in
  low- lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.

* WHERE...Southern Dorchester County, especially in areas near
  Bishop`s Head.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM EDT this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is possible in the most vulnerable
  locations near the waterfront and shoreline.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded roadways.

&&

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

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.2 FT, MODERATE 3.7 FT, MAJOR 4.2 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.1 FT, MODERATE 1.6 FT, MAJOR 2.1 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 21/02 PM     3.3        1.2        0.9        1      MINOR
 22/03 AM     3.2        1.1        0.8        2       NONE
 22/03 PM     3.4        1.3        1.0        2      MINOR
 23/04 AM     3.5        1.4        1.2       2-3     MINOR
 23/04 PM     3.2        1.1        0.9        2       NONE
 24/04 AM     2.7        0.6        0.6       1-2      NONE

CAMBRIDGE MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 21/05 PM     3.2        1.2        1.0        1       NONE
 22/06 AM     3.3        1.3        1.1        1       NONE
 22/06 PM     3.5        1.5        1.3        1      MINOR
 23/06 AM     3.7        1.7        1.6        1      MINOR
 23/07 PM     3.3        1.3        1.1        1       NONE
 24/07 AM     2.6        0.6        0.6        1       NONE

&&

$$

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