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Coastal Flood Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 5:33 AM EDT on September 21, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 21, 2017


... Coastal flood advisory in effect until 2 PM EDT this afternoon...
... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal flood advisory...
which is in effect until 2 PM EDT this afternoon.

* Location... ocean side and Bayside locations of the Virginia Eastern Shore.

* Timing... expect minor flooding within a few hours either side of the high tide
cycle this morning through early afternoon. The most likely time for strong
rip currents is a couple hours on either side of low tide.

* 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 around one foot of inundation in low lying, vulnerable
areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks and
lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

* Surf or rip current risk... nearshore large breaking waves of 3 to 5 ft will
result in dangerous surf conditions and a high risk of rip currents. Do not
enter or approach the water due to the risk of being swept away.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip currents...
longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards create life-threatening
conditions in the surf zone. Caution should be used when in or near the water.

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.


Oyster VA
MLLW categories - minor 7.0 ft, moderate 7.5 ft, major 8.5 ft
mhhw categories - N/A

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/10 am 6.7 N/A 1.3 1 none
21/10 PM 6.8 N/A 1.5 1 none
22/10 am 6.7 N/A 1.3 1 none
22/11 PM 6.6 N/A 1.6 1 none
23/11 am 7.0 N/A 1.6 1 minor
24/12 am 6.2 N/A 1.5 1 none

Nassawadox creek at Bayford VA
MLLW categories - minor 3.0 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 4.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.0 ft, moderate 1.5 ft, major 2.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/12 PM 3.4 1.4 1.5 1 minor
21/11 PM 3.1 1.1 1.4 1 minor
22/12 PM 3.0 1.0 1.2 2 minor
23/01 am 2.9 0.9 1.2 1 none
23/12 PM 3.1 1.1 1.3 2 minor
24/01 am 2.9 0.9 1.3 1 none

Kiptopeke VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 5.5 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/10 am 4.6 1.6 1.2 1 minor
21/10 PM 4.4 1.4 1.3 1 none
22/11 am 4.5 1.5 1.2 2 minor
22/11 PM 4.3 1.3 1.3 1 none
23/11 am 4.6 1.6 1.3 2 minor
24/12 am 4.1 1.1 1.3 1 none


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





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