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Coastal Flood Advisory
MDZ021>023-091900-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160210T0000Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
600 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION: AREAS OF THE MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE ADJACENT TO THE BAY AND TIDAL
RIVERS.

* TIMING: MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH
TIDE CYCLE EARLY THIS MORNING...AND AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING TIDAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO
ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

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.

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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.

CAMBRIDGE MD
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
09/04 AM 3.8 1.6 2.2 2 MINOR
09/05 PM 3.6 1.8 1.8 1 MINOR
10/05 AM 3.0 1.7 1.3 1-2 NONE
10/05 PM 2.0 1.8 0.2 2 NONE
11/06 AM 2.0 1.7 0.3 3 NONE
11/07 PM 1.5 1.7 -0.2 3-4 NONE

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, MAJOR 4.3 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
09/02 PM 3.7 1.8 1.9 1 MINOR
10/03 AM 2.9 1.6 1.3 2 NONE
10/03 PM 2.4 1.8 0.6 1-2 NONE
11/03 AM 2.2 1.7 0.5 3-4 NONE
11/04 PM 2.0 1.7 0.3 3-4 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
09/01 PM 4.2 2.7 1.5 1
10/01 AM 3.9 2.5 1.4 2
10/01 PM 3.2 2.7 0.5 2
11/02 AM 2.9 2.5 0.4 2-4
11/02 PM 3.0 2.6 0.4 4
12/02 AM 2.4 2.6 -0.2 2

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