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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:02 PM EDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect until 2 am EDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect until 2 am EDT Sunday.

* Location... Chesapeake Bay side of the lower Maryland Eastern
Shore.

* Timing... this evenings high tide cycle.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline
resulting in a low threat of property damage. Expect up to one
foot of water above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas.
Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks
and lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means that onshore winds... wave action
and/or tides will combine to create flooding of low areas along
the shore... and near tidal rivers and creeks. Be prepared for the
possibility of Road closures and minor flooding of properties. If
travel is necessary... do not attempt to drive through water of
unknown depth.


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

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/02 PM 2.4 0.4 0.9 1 none
22/01 am 3.2 1.2 1.1 1-2 none
22/01 PM 2.7 0.7 1.0 1 none
23/02 am 3.5 1.5 1.3 1 minor
23/02 PM 3.1 1.1 1.4 1 none
24/02 am 3.6 1.6 1.4 1 minor

Bishops Head MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.3 ft, moderate 3.8 ft, major 4.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 1.7 ft, major 2.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/10 PM 3.5 1.4 1.3 2 minor
22/10 am 3.0 0.9 1.1 1 none
22/11 PM 3.6 1.5 1.4 1 minor
23/11 am 3.4 1.3 1.6 1-2 minor
24/12 am 3.7 1.6 1.5 1 moderate
24/12 PM 3.2 1.1 1.4 1-2 none

Saxis VA

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/08 PM 3.8 1.3 1.3 1
22/09 am 2.7 0.2 0.7 1
22/09 PM 3.3 0.8 0.8 1
23/10 am 3.0 0.5 1.0 1-2
23/10 PM 3.4 0.9 0.9 1
24/11 am 2.9 0.4 0.9 1





Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:02 PM EDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect until 2 am EDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect until 2 am EDT Sunday.

* Location... Chesapeake Bay side of the lower Maryland Eastern
Shore.

* Timing... this evenings high tide cycle.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline
resulting in a low threat of property damage. Expect up to one
foot of water above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas.
Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks
and lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means that onshore winds... wave action
and/or tides will combine to create flooding of low areas along
the shore... and near tidal rivers and creeks. Be prepared for the
possibility of Road closures and minor flooding of properties. If
travel is necessary... do not attempt to drive through water of
unknown depth.


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

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/02 PM 2.4 0.4 0.9 1 none
22/01 am 3.2 1.2 1.1 1-2 none
22/01 PM 2.7 0.7 1.0 1 none
23/02 am 3.5 1.5 1.3 1 minor
23/02 PM 3.1 1.1 1.4 1 none
24/02 am 3.6 1.6 1.4 1 minor

Bishops Head MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.3 ft, moderate 3.8 ft, major 4.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 1.7 ft, major 2.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/10 PM 3.5 1.4 1.3 2 minor
22/10 am 3.0 0.9 1.1 1 none
22/11 PM 3.6 1.5 1.4 1 minor
23/11 am 3.4 1.3 1.6 1-2 minor
24/12 am 3.7 1.6 1.5 1 moderate
24/12 PM 3.2 1.1 1.4 1-2 none

Saxis VA

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/08 PM 3.8 1.3 1.3 1
22/09 am 2.7 0.2 0.7 1
22/09 PM 3.3 0.8 0.8 1
23/10 am 3.0 0.5 1.0 1-2
23/10 PM 3.4 0.9 0.9 1
24/11 am 2.9 0.4 0.9 1





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