Accomack County, Virginia
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Coastal Flood Warning
MDZ025-VAZ099-100-300915-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.BH.S.0009.160930T1200Z-161001T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.RP.S.0003.160930T1200Z-161001T0000Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160930T0400Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
915 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

* LOCATION: OCEAN SIDE OF WORCESTER COUNTY MARYLAND AND ACCOMACK AND
NORTHAMPTON COUNTIES OF VIRGINIA.

* HAZARDS: MINOR COASTAL FLOODING...A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS...AND
DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* TIMING: COASTAL FLOODING WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE FROM
700 PM THIS EVENING UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL TIDAL FLOODING
POSSIBLE LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. HIGHEST THREAT FOR RIP CURRENTS OCCURS
WITHIN THE FEW HOURS PRIOR TO LOW TIDE...ALTHOUGH DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
WILL BE POSSIBLE AT ANY TIME THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY. DANGEROUS SHOREBREAK OF 4 FEET OR
GREATER CAN CAUSE NECK AND SPINAL INJURIES...AFFECTING EVEN THE MOST ABLE
SWIMMERS.

* SURF HEIGHT: 5 TO 7 FEET.

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.

&&

&&

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.

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 5.0 2.4 2.6 7-8 MODERATE
30/08 AM 4.6 2.4 2.2 5-7 MINOR
30/09 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 4 MINOR
01/09 AM 3.8 2.4 1.4 3-4 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 4 NONE
02/10 AM 3.2 2.4 0.8 3 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/12 AM 4.0 2.7 1.3 2-3
30/01 PM 4.4 2.8 1.6 1-2
01/01 AM 4.0 2.7 1.3 1
01/01 PM 4.1 2.8 1.3 1
02/01 AM 3.7 2.6 1.1 1
02/02 PM 3.8 2.8 1.0 1

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/11 PM 3.7 1.9 1.8 2-3 MODERATE
30/11 AM 3.5 1.9 1.6 1 MODERATE
01/12 AM 3.1 1.8 1.3 1 MINOR
01/12 PM 3.1 1.9 1.2 1 MINOR
02/12 AM 2.8 1.8 1.0 1 MINOR
02/12 PM 2.9 2.0 0.9 1 MINOR

KIPTOPEKE VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/09 PM 4.9 3.1 1.8 3 MODERATE
30/09 AM 4.7 3.2 1.5 1 MINOR
30/09 PM 4.4 3.1 1.3 1 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.5 3.3 1.2 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 4.0 3.0 1.0 1-2 NONE
02/10 AM 4.1 3.3 0.8 1 NONE

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 4.7 2.4 2.3 4-6 MINOR
30/08 AM 4.4 2.4 2.0 3-4 MINOR
30/09 PM 3.9 2.3 1.6 3 MINOR
01/09 AM 3.9 2.5 1.4 2 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 2 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.5 0.8 2 NONE

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 7.0 4.7 2.3 4-5 MINOR
30/09 AM 6.8 4.9 1.9 3 MINOR
30/09 PM 6.2 4.7 1.5 3 NONE
01/09 AM 6.2 4.9 1.3 2 NONE
01/10 PM 5.6 4.6 1.0 2 NONE
02/10 AM 5.6 4.9 0.7 2 NONE

OYSTER VA
MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 7.2 5.2 2.0 1-2 MINOR
30/09 AM 7.0 5.2 1.8 1 MINOR
30/09 PM 6.6 5.2 1.4 1 NONE
01/09 AM 6.5 5.3 1.2 1 NONE
01/10 PM 6.1 5.1 1.0 1 NONE
02/10 AM 6.1 5.4 0.7 1 NONE

$$

Rip Current Statement
MDZ025-VAZ099-100-300915-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.BH.S.0009.160930T1200Z-161001T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.RP.S.0003.160930T1200Z-161001T0000Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160930T0400Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
915 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

* LOCATION: OCEAN SIDE OF WORCESTER COUNTY MARYLAND AND ACCOMACK AND
NORTHAMPTON COUNTIES OF VIRGINIA.

* HAZARDS: MINOR COASTAL FLOODING...A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS...AND
DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* TIMING: COASTAL FLOODING WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE FROM
700 PM THIS EVENING UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL TIDAL FLOODING
POSSIBLE LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. HIGHEST THREAT FOR RIP CURRENTS OCCURS
WITHIN THE FEW HOURS PRIOR TO LOW TIDE...ALTHOUGH DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
WILL BE POSSIBLE AT ANY TIME THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY. DANGEROUS SHOREBREAK OF 4 FEET OR
GREATER CAN CAUSE NECK AND SPINAL INJURIES...AFFECTING EVEN THE MOST ABLE
SWIMMERS.

* SURF HEIGHT: 5 TO 7 FEET.

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.

&&

&&

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.

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 5.0 2.4 2.6 7-8 MODERATE
30/08 AM 4.6 2.4 2.2 5-7 MINOR
30/09 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 4 MINOR
01/09 AM 3.8 2.4 1.4 3-4 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 4 NONE
02/10 AM 3.2 2.4 0.8 3 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/12 AM 4.0 2.7 1.3 2-3
30/01 PM 4.4 2.8 1.6 1-2
01/01 AM 4.0 2.7 1.3 1
01/01 PM 4.1 2.8 1.3 1
02/01 AM 3.7 2.6 1.1 1
02/02 PM 3.8 2.8 1.0 1

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/11 PM 3.7 1.9 1.8 2-3 MODERATE
30/11 AM 3.5 1.9 1.6 1 MODERATE
01/12 AM 3.1 1.8 1.3 1 MINOR
01/12 PM 3.1 1.9 1.2 1 MINOR
02/12 AM 2.8 1.8 1.0 1 MINOR
02/12 PM 2.9 2.0 0.9 1 MINOR

KIPTOPEKE VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/09 PM 4.9 3.1 1.8 3 MODERATE
30/09 AM 4.7 3.2 1.5 1 MINOR
30/09 PM 4.4 3.1 1.3 1 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.5 3.3 1.2 1 MINOR
01/10 PM 4.0 3.0 1.0 1-2 NONE
02/10 AM 4.1 3.3 0.8 1 NONE

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 4.7 2.4 2.3 4-6 MINOR
30/08 AM 4.4 2.4 2.0 3-4 MINOR
30/09 PM 3.9 2.3 1.6 3 MINOR
01/09 AM 3.9 2.5 1.4 2 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 2 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.5 0.8 2 NONE

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 7.0 4.7 2.3 4-5 MINOR
30/09 AM 6.8 4.9 1.9 3 MINOR
30/09 PM 6.2 4.7 1.5 3 NONE
01/09 AM 6.2 4.9 1.3 2 NONE
01/10 PM 5.6 4.6 1.0 2 NONE
02/10 AM 5.6 4.9 0.7 2 NONE

OYSTER VA
MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
29/08 PM 7.2 5.2 2.0 1-2 MINOR
30/09 AM 7.0 5.2 1.8 1 MINOR
30/09 PM 6.6 5.2 1.4 1 NONE
01/09 AM 6.5 5.3 1.2 1 NONE
01/10 PM 6.1 5.1 1.0 1 NONE
02/10 AM 6.1 5.4 0.7 1 NONE

$$

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