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Coastal Flood Advisory
MDZ025-VAZ099-100-010100-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.CF.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-161001T1500Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-161001T0000Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.RP.S.0003.000000T0000Z-161001T0000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
1218 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

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

* TIMING: MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. 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 THIS 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 ADVISORY INDICATES 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.

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP CURRENTS...
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS ARE POSSIBLE.
CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE NEW BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS

&&

&&

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.4 2.4 2.0 4 MINOR
01/09 AM 4.3 2.4 1.9 3-4 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 2-3 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.4 0.9 2-3 NONE
02/10 PM 3.1 2.2 0.9 2 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/01 PM 4.4 2.8 1.6 1-2
01/01 AM 4.1 2.7 1.4 2
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
03/02 AM 3.4 2.5 0.9 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/12 AM 3.3 1.8 1.5 2 MINOR
01/12 PM 3.1 1.9 1.2 1-2 MINOR
02/12 AM 2.8 1.8 1.0 1 MINOR
02/12 PM 3.0 2.0 1.0 1 MINOR
03/12 AM 2.6 1.8 0.8 1 NONE

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.5 3.1 1.4 3 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.5 3.3 1.2 1-2 MINOR
01/10 PM 4.0 3.0 1.0 1 NONE
02/10 AM 4.2 3.3 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.7 2.9 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.1 2.3 1.8 3-4 NONE
01/09 AM 4.1 2.5 1.6 3 NONE
01/09 PM 3.2 2.3 0.9 3 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.5 0.8 3 NONE
02/10 PM 3.0 2.2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 6.4 4.7 1.7 3-4 NONE
01/09 AM 6.4 4.9 1.5 3 NONE
01/10 PM 5.5 4.6 0.9 2 NONE
02/10 AM 5.7 4.9 0.8 2-3 NONE
02/10 PM 5.3 4.5 0.8 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 6.8 5.2 1.6 1 NONE
01/09 AM 6.8 5.3 1.5 1 NONE
01/10 PM 6.0 5.1 0.9 1 NONE
02/10 AM 6.2 5.4 0.8 1 NONE
02/10 PM 5.8 5.0 0.8 1 NONE

$$

Flood Warning
MDC039-045-047-VAC001-010100-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.FA.W.0024.160930T1905Z-161001T0100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WORCESTER MD-SOMERSET MD-WICOMICO MD-ACCOMACK VA-
305 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
WORCESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
EASTERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
SOUTHEASTERN WICOMICO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MARYLAND...
NORTHERN ACCOMACK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT FRIDAY

* AT 258 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING
ALONG THE POCOMOKE RIVER IN SNOW HILL. MAJOR FLOODING IS
OCCURRING IN SNOW HILL.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
POCOMOKE CITY...SNOW HILL...NEWARK...WEST POCOMOKE...PITTSVILLE...
WILLARDS...SHELLTOWN...BEAVER DAM...MOUNT WESLEY...REHOBETH...
WHITESBURG...WHALEYVILLE...COKESBURY...WHITON...POWELLVILLE...
LONGRIDGE...GOODWILL AND EDEN.

FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN THE POCOMOKE RIVER FROM WILLARDS TO
SNOW HILL AND EVENTUALLY POCOMOKE CITY. THE POCOMOKE RIVER AT
WILLARDS SHOULD CREST LATER THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING, WITH
THE FLOODWATER GRADUALLY PUSHING DOWN THE RIVER TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL FLOODING IS OCCURRING ALONG THE NASSAWANGO
CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3829 7525 3814 7535 3805 7552 3793 7556
3797 7573 3808 7569 3817 7559 3830 7565
3832 7541 3845 7538 3845 7523

$$

Rip Current Statement
MDZ025-VAZ099-100-010100-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.CF.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-161001T1500Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-161001T0000Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.RP.S.0003.000000T0000Z-161001T0000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
1218 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

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

* TIMING: MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. 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 THIS 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 ADVISORY INDICATES 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.

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP CURRENTS...
LONGSHORE CURRENTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS ARE POSSIBLE.
CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE NEW BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS

&&

&&

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.4 2.4 2.0 4 MINOR
01/09 AM 4.3 2.4 1.9 3-4 MINOR
01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 2-3 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.4 0.9 2-3 NONE
02/10 PM 3.1 2.2 0.9 2 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/01 PM 4.4 2.8 1.6 1-2
01/01 AM 4.1 2.7 1.4 2
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
03/02 AM 3.4 2.5 0.9 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/12 AM 3.3 1.8 1.5 2 MINOR
01/12 PM 3.1 1.9 1.2 1-2 MINOR
02/12 AM 2.8 1.8 1.0 1 MINOR
02/12 PM 3.0 2.0 1.0 1 MINOR
03/12 AM 2.6 1.8 0.8 1 NONE

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.5 3.1 1.4 3 MINOR
01/10 AM 4.5 3.3 1.2 1-2 MINOR
01/10 PM 4.0 3.0 1.0 1 NONE
02/10 AM 4.2 3.3 0.9 1 NONE
02/11 PM 3.7 2.9 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 4.1 2.3 1.8 3-4 NONE
01/09 AM 4.1 2.5 1.6 3 NONE
01/09 PM 3.2 2.3 0.9 3 NONE
02/10 AM 3.3 2.5 0.8 3 NONE
02/10 PM 3.0 2.2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 6.4 4.7 1.7 3-4 NONE
01/09 AM 6.4 4.9 1.5 3 NONE
01/10 PM 5.5 4.6 0.9 2 NONE
02/10 AM 5.7 4.9 0.8 2-3 NONE
02/10 PM 5.3 4.5 0.8 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
30/09 PM 6.8 5.2 1.6 1 NONE
01/09 AM 6.8 5.3 1.5 1 NONE
01/10 PM 6.0 5.1 0.9 1 NONE
02/10 AM 6.2 5.4 0.8 1 NONE
02/10 PM 5.8 5.0 0.8 1 NONE

$$

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