Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1054 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

MDZ017-231100-
/O.CON.KLWX.CF.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-170923T1100Z/
ST. MARYS-
1054 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SHORELINE IN ST. MARYS COUNTY.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. THE NEXT HIGH TIDE AT
  POINT LOOKOUT IS AT 3:50 AM EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE NEXT
  HIGH TIDE AT COLTONS POINT IS AT 5:39 AM EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING. THE NEXT HIGH TIDE AT PINEY POINT IS AT 5:03 AM EARLY
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WATER IS EXPECTED TO GO OVER A PORTION OF THE
  BULKHEAD NEAR THE STRAITS POINT BRIDGE, AND ALSO COVER YARDS
  IN THE ST GEORGES CREEK AND ST MARYS RIVER AREAS. MINOR
  SHORELINE INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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STRAITS POINT MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.1 FT, MODERATE 1.9 FT, MAJOR 3.4 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 23/05 AM     3.1        1.5        1.5       0.5     MINOR
 23/05 PM     3.1        1.5        1.4       0.5     MINOR
 24/05 AM     2.8        1.2        1.3       0.5     MINOR
 24/05 PM     2.8        1.2        1.2       0.5     MINOR
 25/06 AM     2.6        1.0        1.1       0.5      NONE

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.

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DH