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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
931 PM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

MDZ021>023-280945-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0023.211028T0900Z-211028T1600Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.A.0003.211028T2000Z-211030T1200Z/
Dorchester-Wicomico-Somerset-
931 PM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO NOON EDT
THURSDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, around one foot of
  inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near
  shorelines and tidal waterways. For the Coastal Flood Watch, two
  to three feet of inundation above ground level possible in low-
  lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.

* WHERE...Dorchester, Wicomico and Somerset Counties.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, from 5 AM to noon EDT
  Thursday. For the Coastal Flood Watch, from Thursday afternoon
  through Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...Numerous roads may be closed. Low lying property
  including homes, businesses, and some critical infrastructure
  may be inundated. Some shoreline erosion may occur.

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.

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 28/07 AM     3.3        1.2        1.7        1      MINOR
 28/07 PM     3.9        1.8        2.1        1     MODERATE
 29/08 AM     3.7        1.6        2.0       1-2    MODERATE
 29/08 PM     4.3        2.2        2.5        2      MAJOR
 30/09 AM     4.1        2.0        2.4        1     MODERATE

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 27/10 PM     2.5        0.5        0.6        1       NONE
 28/10 AM     3.3        1.3        1.8        1       NONE
 28/11 PM     3.9        1.9        2.0       1-2     MINOR
 29/11 AM     3.8        1.8        2.2       2-3     MINOR
 30/12 AM     4.5        2.5        2.6        1      MAJOR
 30/12 PM     4.1        2.1        2.5        1     MODERATE

CRISFIELD MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.3 FT, MODERATE 1.8 FT, MAJOR 2.8 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 28/06 AM     3.3        1.1        1.9       1-2      NONE
 28/06 PM     3.7        1.5        1.8        1      MINOR
 29/07 AM     3.6        1.4        2.2       1-2     MINOR
 29/08 PM     4.2        2.0        2.3        2     MODERATE
 30/08 AM     4.0        1.8        2.5        1     MODERATE

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
931 PM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

VAZ075-077-280945-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0023.211028T0900Z-211028T1400Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.A.0003.211028T2000Z-211030T1200Z/
Westmoreland-Northumberland-
931 PM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 10 AM EDT
THURSDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, around one foot of
  inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near
  shorelines and tidal waterways. For the Coastal Flood Watch, two
  to three feet of inundation above ground level possible in low-
  lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.

* WHERE...Westmoreland and Northumberland Counties.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, from 5 AM to 10 AM EDT
  Thursday. For the Coastal Flood Watch, from Thursday afternoon
  through Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...Numerous roads may be closed. Low lying property
  including homes, businesses, and some critical infrastructure
  may be inundated. Some shoreline erosion may occur.

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.

DAHLGREN/COLONIAL BEACH VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 27/09 PM     2.2        0.3        0.6        1       NONE
 28/09 AM     3.0        1.1        1.6        1       NONE
 28/09 PM     3.8        1.9        2.2        1      MINOR
 29/10 AM     4.8        2.9        3.3        2      MAJOR
 29/10 PM     4.4        2.5        2.8        1     MODERATE
 30/11 AM     4.1        2.2        2.6        1     MODERATE

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 28/06 AM     3.0        1.5        1.8        1      MINOR
 28/08 PM     3.7        2.2        2.3        2     MODERATE
 29/08 AM     3.9        2.4        2.6        3     MODERATE
 29/09 PM     4.0        2.5        2.6       1-2     MAJOR
 30/09 AM     3.8        2.3        2.5        1     MODERATE

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 28/04 AM     2.7        1.3        1.5        2       NONE
 28/04 PM     3.1        1.7        1.7       1-2     MINOR
 29/05 AM     3.3        1.9        2.1        3      MINOR
 29/06 PM     3.6        2.2        2.2       3-4    MODERATE
 30/06 AM     3.3        1.9        2.0        1      MINOR
 30/07 PM     3.2        1.8        1.8        1      MINOR

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
508 PM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

DEZ001-NJZ016-281015-
/O.NEW.KPHI.CF.Y.0015.211028T2000Z-211029T0200Z/
New Castle-Salem-
508 PM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TO 10 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

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

* WHERE...In New Jersey, Salem. In Delaware, New Castle.

* WHEN...From 4 PM to 10 PM EDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...At this level, flooding begins on the most
  vulnerable roads along tidal waterways. Some partial or full
  road closures are possible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Additional rounds of tidal flooding are
  expected through Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory means that minor tidal flooding is
expected. Minor tidal flooding often results in some road
closures. Usually, the most vulnerable roadways will flood.

Do not leave your vehicle at a location that is prone to tidal
flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The
water may be deeper than you think it is. You will be putting
yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged, leading to
costly repairs.

Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at
water.weather.gov/ahps for additional water level and flood
impact information for your local tide gauge.

&&

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

Delaware River at Reedy Point
MLLW Categories - Minor 7.2 ft, Moderate 8.2 ft, Major 9.2 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.4 ft, Moderate 2.4 ft, Major 3.4 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  --------
 27/05 PM     7.0        1.2       1.5       None
 28/05 AM     7.2        1.4       2.4      Minor
 28/05 PM     7.8        2.0       2.2      Minor
 29/06 AM     7.2        1.4       2.4      Minor
 29/07 PM     8.9        3.1       3.4     Moderate
 30/07 AM     7.2        1.4       2.2      Minor

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
508 PM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

DEZ002-281015-
/O.NEW.KPHI.CF.Y.0015.211028T1600Z-211028T2200Z/
Kent-
508 PM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

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

* WHERE...Kent.

* WHEN...From noon to 6 PM EDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...At this level, flooding begins on the most
  vulnerable roads in coastal and bayside communities, and along
  inland tidal waterways. Some partial or full road closures are
  possible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Additional rounds of tidal flooding are
  expected through Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory means that minor tidal flooding is
expected. Minor tidal flooding often results in some road
closures. Usually, the most vulnerable roadways will flood.

Do not leave your vehicle at a location that is prone to tidal
flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The
water may be deeper than you think it is. You will be putting
yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged, leading to
costly repairs.

Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at
water.weather.gov/ahps for additional water level and flood
impact information for your local tide gauge.

&&

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

Murderkill River at Bowers Beach
MLLW Categories - Minor 6.1 ft, Moderate 7.1 ft, Major 8.1 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 0.9 ft, Moderate 1.9 ft, Major 2.9 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  --------
 27/03 PM     6.2        1.0       1.2      Minor
 28/03 AM     5.9        0.7       2.1       None
 28/03 PM     6.7        1.5       1.7      Minor
 29/05 AM     5.9        0.7       2.2       None
 29/04 PM     7.8        2.6       2.8     Moderate
 30/05 AM     6.0        0.8       1.9       None

&&

$$

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