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Coastal Flood Advisory
MDZ021>023-211100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170921T1100Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
157 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

* LOCATION...MIDDLE PENINSULA AND NORTHERN NECK LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY AND TIDAL TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING WITHIN A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH
TIDE CYCLES THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* 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 AROUND ONE FOOT OF INUNDATION 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.

&&

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 AM 3.7 1.7 1.4 1 MINOR
21/06 PM 3.4 1.4 1.1 1 NONE
22/06 AM 3.5 1.5 1.3 1 MINOR
22/06 PM 3.3 1.3 1.1 1 NONE
23/07 AM 3.3 1.3 1.2 1 NONE
23/07 PM 3.3 1.3 1.1 1 NONE


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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/03 AM 3.6 1.5 1.1 1 MINOR
21/03 PM 3.6 1.5 1.1 1 MINOR
22/03 AM 3.6 1.5 1.2 1 MINOR
22/03 PM 3.5 1.4 1.1 1 MINOR
23/04 AM 3.5 1.4 1.2 1 MINOR
23/04 PM 3.5 1.4 1.2 1 MINOR

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$

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