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Coastal Flood Advisory
Charles-King George-
1040 AM EDT Mon Sep 24 2018


The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM
EDT this evening.

* LOCATIONS...Shoreline in Charles County and King George County.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1.5 to 2 feet above normal.

* TIMING...Around the time of high tide. The next high tide at
Dahlgren is 3:22 PM and is 4:36 PM at Goose Bay.

* IMPACTS...Water is expected to reach yards near Cobb Island and
docks near Dahlgren. Minor shoreline inundation up to one foot
above ground is possible elsewhere.


A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.



Forecast tides are referenced to mean lower low water
(MLLW) and mean higher high water (MHHW) unless
otherwise noted. Time of high total tide is
approximate to nearest hour. Total tide combines the
normal tide and departure from normal. Flood impact
is based on the total tide and waves where applicable.

MLLW Categories - Minor 3.5 ft, Moderate 5.0 ft, Major 7.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.6 ft, Moderate 3.1 ft, Major 5.1 ft

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/04 PM 3.6 1.7 1.8 1.0 Minor
25/04 AM 3.6 1.7 1.8 1.0 Minor
25/04 PM 3.6 1.7 1.8 1.0 Minor
26/05 AM 3.6 1.7 1.8 0.5 Minor
26/05 PM 3.5 1.6 1.6 1.0 Minor
27/05 AM 3.1 1.2 1.3 0.5 None



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