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Coastal Flood Advisory
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MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
544 AM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE ATLANTIC
OCEAN...OCEAN SIDE AND BAYSIDE LOCATIONS OF ACCOMACK AND NORTHAMPTON
VIRGINIA... INCLUDING TIDAL TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...FOR TIDAL FLOODING...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER
SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLES THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING. THE MOST LIKELY TIME
FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS IS A COUPLE HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE. HIGH
SURF ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION.
EROSION AND DAMAGE TO DUNE STRUCTURES IS EXPECTED. ACTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN
TO PROTECT PROPERTY ALONG THE IMMEDIATE SHORELINE.

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 11 FT WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. DO NOT ENTER OR
APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE RISK OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP CURRENTS...
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS CREATE LIFE-THREATENING
CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/07 AM 4.4 1.9 1.7 7-8 MINOR
19/08 PM 4.6 2.1 1.7 5-6 MINOR
20/08 AM 4.3 1.8 1.5 3-4 MINOR
20/09 PM 4.2 1.7 1.3 3 MINOR
21/09 AM 4.0 1.5 1.2 3 MINOR

SAXIS VA

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/12 PM 3.8 1.3 0.9 4
20/12 AM 4.1 1.6 1.2 2-3
20/01 PM 4.2 1.7 1.2 2
21/01 AM 4.2 1.7 1.3 1
21/02 PM 4.2 1.7 1.2 1

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.2 FT, MAJOR 3.2 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 AM 4.5 1.7 1.6 2 MINOR
19/08 PM 4.7 1.9 1.6 1 MINOR
20/09 AM 4.5 1.7 1.5 1 MINOR
20/09 PM 4.5 1.7 1.4 1 MINOR
21/09 AM 4.2 1.4 1.2 1 NONE

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 3.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 AM 6.4 1.9 1.7 2 NONE
19/09 PM 6.8 2.3 1.8 1 MINOR
20/09 AM 6.3 1.8 1.5 1 NONE
20/09 PM 6.2 1.7 1.4 1 NONE
21/10 AM 6.1 1.6 1.2 1 NONE

OYSTER VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - N/A

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 AM 7.1 N/A 1.9 2 MINOR
19/09 PM 7.4 N/A 1.7 1 MINOR
20/09 AM 6.9 N/A 1.5 1 NONE
20/10 PM 6.9 N/A 1.4 1 NONE
21/10 AM 6.6 N/A 1.2 1 NONE

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.0 FT, MODERATE 1.5 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/10 AM 3.4 1.4 1.6 4-5 MINOR
19/10 PM 3.4 1.4 1.6 3-4 MINOR
20/11 AM 3.3 1.3 1.4 2 MINOR
20/11 PM 3.2 1.2 1.4 1 MINOR
21/12 PM 3.1 1.1 1.2 1-2 MINOR

KIPTOPEKE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/09 AM 4.9 1.9 1.6 4 MINOR
19/09 PM 5.0 2.0 1.7 3-4 MODERATE
20/09 AM 4.8 1.8 1.5 2 MINOR
20/10 PM 4.6 1.6 1.4 1 MINOR
21/10 AM 4.6 1.6 1.2 1 MINOR

&&

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

$$

High Surf Advisory
MDZ025-VAZ099-100-191745-
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MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
544 AM EDT TUE SEP 19 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE ATLANTIC
OCEAN...OCEAN SIDE AND BAYSIDE LOCATIONS OF ACCOMACK AND NORTHAMPTON
VIRGINIA... INCLUDING TIDAL TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...FOR TIDAL FLOODING...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER
SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLES THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING. THE MOST LIKELY TIME
FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS IS A COUPLE HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE. HIGH
SURF ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION.
EROSION AND DAMAGE TO DUNE STRUCTURES IS EXPECTED. ACTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN
TO PROTECT PROPERTY ALONG THE IMMEDIATE SHORELINE.

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 11 FT WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. DO NOT ENTER OR
APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE RISK OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP CURRENTS...
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS CREATE LIFE-THREATENING
CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/07 AM 4.4 1.9 1.7 7-8 MINOR
19/08 PM 4.6 2.1 1.7 5-6 MINOR
20/08 AM 4.3 1.8 1.5 3-4 MINOR
20/09 PM 4.2 1.7 1.3 3 MINOR
21/09 AM 4.0 1.5 1.2 3 MINOR

SAXIS VA

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/12 PM 3.8 1.3 0.9 4
20/12 AM 4.1 1.6 1.2 2-3
20/01 PM 4.2 1.7 1.2 2
21/01 AM 4.2 1.7 1.3 1
21/02 PM 4.2 1.7 1.2 1

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.2 FT, MAJOR 3.2 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 AM 4.5 1.7 1.6 2 MINOR
19/08 PM 4.7 1.9 1.6 1 MINOR
20/09 AM 4.5 1.7 1.5 1 MINOR
20/09 PM 4.5 1.7 1.4 1 MINOR
21/09 AM 4.2 1.4 1.2 1 NONE

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 3.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 AM 6.4 1.9 1.7 2 NONE
19/09 PM 6.8 2.3 1.8 1 MINOR
20/09 AM 6.3 1.8 1.5 1 NONE
20/09 PM 6.2 1.7 1.4 1 NONE
21/10 AM 6.1 1.6 1.2 1 NONE

OYSTER VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - N/A

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/08 AM 7.1 N/A 1.9 2 MINOR
19/09 PM 7.4 N/A 1.7 1 MINOR
20/09 AM 6.9 N/A 1.5 1 NONE
20/10 PM 6.9 N/A 1.4 1 NONE
21/10 AM 6.6 N/A 1.2 1 NONE

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.0 FT, MODERATE 1.5 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/10 AM 3.4 1.4 1.6 4-5 MINOR
19/10 PM 3.4 1.4 1.6 3-4 MINOR
20/11 AM 3.3 1.3 1.4 2 MINOR
20/11 PM 3.2 1.2 1.4 1 MINOR
21/12 PM 3.1 1.1 1.2 1-2 MINOR

KIPTOPEKE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/09 AM 4.9 1.9 1.6 4 MINOR
19/09 PM 5.0 2.0 1.7 3-4 MODERATE
20/09 AM 4.8 1.8 1.5 2 MINOR
20/10 PM 4.6 1.6 1.4 1 MINOR
21/10 AM 4.6 1.6 1.2 1 MINOR

&&

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

$$

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