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Coastal Flood Warning
MDZ021>023-010800-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.W.0007.000000T0000Z-161001T0800Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
1142 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION: MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
AND TIDAL RIVERS.

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING. ADDITIONAL TIDAL FLOODING IS LIKELY INTO EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. COASTAL
RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE
APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. IN ADDITION...THE COMBINATION
OF HIGH WATER AND HIGH WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION...AND DAMAGE TO DOCKS
AND PIERS IN LOCATIONS EXPOSED TO HIGH WATER AND WAVE ACTION.

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ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

CAMBRIDGE MD
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/05 AM 3.6 2.1 1.5 1 MINOR
01/06 PM 3.5 2.1 1.4 1 MINOR
02/06 AM 3.4 2.1 1.3 1 MINOR
02/06 PM 3.2 2.1 1.1 1 NONE
03/06 AM 2.9 2.0 0.9 1 NONE

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, MAJOR 4.3 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/02 AM 3.8 2.3 1.5 1 MODERATE
01/03 PM 3.7 2.3 1.4 1 MINOR
02/03 AM 3.5 2.2 1.3 1 MINOR
02/03 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 1 MINOR
03/04 AM 3.0 2.1 0.9 1 NONE
03/04 PM 3.0 2.2 0.8 1 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/01 AM 4.1 2.7 1.4 1
01/01 PM 4.2 2.8 1.4 1
02/01 AM 3.8 2.6 1.2 1
02/02 PM 3.9 2.8 1.1 1
03/02 AM 3.5 2.5 1.0 1
03/03 PM 3.6 2.8 0.8 1

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