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MDZ016-VAZ057-210330-

Charles-King George-
322 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM
this evening to 6 AM EDT Friday.

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

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...Around 2 feet above normal.

* TIMING...Around the time of high tide. High tide at Dahlgren is
at 1:01 AM tonight. High tide at Goose Bay is at 2:09 AM.

* 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.

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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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.

DAHLGREN VA
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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/01 AM 3.9 2.0 2.2 1.0 Minor
21/01 PM 3.5 1.6 1.9 1.0 Minor
22/02 AM 3.4 1.5 1.7 1.0 None
22/03 PM 3.2 1.3 1.5 0.5 None
23/03 AM 2.9 1.0 1.1 0.5 None

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