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Coastal Flood Advisory
VAZ099-100-011845-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0033.141102T0700Z-141102T1300Z/
ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
636 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AT KIPTOPEKE BEACH.

* TIMING/IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE WITHIN 2 TO 3 HOURS ON
EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE LATE TONIGHT.

* TIDES...TIDAL DEPARTURES WILL AVERAGE 1.5 TO 2.0 FT ABOVE NORMAL
DURING HIGH TIDE LATE TONIGHT. AT KIPTOPEKE...HIGH TIDE OCCURS
AT 405 AM EST TONIGHT. A PEAK WATER LEVEL OF AROUND 4.7 FEET MLLW
IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT. MINOR FLOODING BEGINS AT 4.5 FEET MLLW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...TIDES AND
/OR WAVE ACTION 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 HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

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

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/05 AM 3.3 2.5 0.8 3 NONE
01/04 PM 3.9 2.7 1.2 4-5 NONE
02/05 AM 4.7 2.7 1.9 6 MINOR
02/05 PM 3.7 2.7 1.0 4-5 NONE
03/06 AM 3.2 3.0 0.3 3-4 NONE
03/06 PM 2.6 2.7 -0.2 2 NONE

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