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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
326 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018


VAZ075-077-078-210330-

Westmoreland-Northumberland-Lancaster-
326 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
2 AM EDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Coastal
Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 2 AM
EDT Friday.

* LOCATION...Areas along the Chesapeake Bay and tidal rivers of
the Northern Neck.

* TIMING...During high tide this evening through the early
overnight hours.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline
resulting in a low threat of property damage. Expect up to one
foot of water above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas.
Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks
and lawns near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory means 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.

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

LEWISETTA VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/11 PM 3.2 1.7 1.6 1 MINOR
21/11 AM 2.8 1.3 1.3 1 NONE
22/12 AM 3.0 1.5 1.3 1-2 MINOR
22/12 PM 2.7 1.2 1.1 1 NONE
23/01 AM 2.7 1.2 1.0 1 NONE
23/01 PM 2.5 1.0 0.9 2 NONE

DAHLGREN/COLONIAL BEACH VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.6 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/03 PM 2.9 1.0 1.6 1 NONE
21/02 AM 3.3 1.4 1.5 1 NONE
21/02 PM 3.1 1.2 1.4 1 NONE
22/02 AM 3.1 1.2 1.3 1 NONE
22/02 PM 2.9 1.0 1.2 1 NONE
23/03 AM 2.8 0.9 1.0 1 NONE

WINDMILL POINT VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.6 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/09 PM 3.0 1.6 1.4 2 MINOR
21/09 AM 2.7 1.3 1.2 1 NONE
21/09 PM 2.7 1.3 1.1 2 NONE
22/09 AM 2.5 1.1 1.0 1-2 NONE
22/10 PM 2.5 1.1 0.9 1-2 NONE
23/10 AM 2.5 1.1 0.9 2 NONE

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