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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:14 PM EDT Sep. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 4 am EDT
Friday...

* location... areas along the Chesapeake Bay and tidal rivers of
the lower Maryland Eastern Shore.

* Timing... during high tide late this evening through the
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.

Cambridge MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.0 ft, major 4.5 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/02 am 3.9 1.9 1.7 2 minor
21/02 PM 3.2 1.2 1.3 1-2 none
22/03 am 3.4 1.4 1.2 1 none
22/03 PM 2.9 0.9 0.9 1-2 none
23/03 am 2.8 0.8 0.6 1 none
23/04 PM 2.4 0.4 0.4 2 none

Bishops Head MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.3 ft, moderate 3.8 ft, major 4.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 1.7 ft, major 2.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/11 PM 3.8 1.7 1.7 2 moderate
21/12 PM 3.3 1.2 1.3 1-2 minor
22/12 am 3.4 1.3 1.2 2 minor
22/01 PM 3.0 0.9 0.9 1-2 none
23/01 am 3.0 0.9 0.8 1 none
23/01 PM 2.6 0.5 0.5 2 none

Crisfield MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.0 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.3 ft, moderate 1.8 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/10 PM 3.6 1.4 1.7 2 minor
21/11 am 3.0 0.8 1.4 1 none
21/11 PM 3.1 0.9 1.1 2 none
22/11 am 2.7 0.5 1.0 1-2 none
23/12 am 2.8 0.6 0.8 1 none
23/12 PM 2.3 0.1 0.5 2 none





Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:14 PM EDT Sep. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 4 am EDT
Friday...

* location... areas along the Chesapeake Bay and tidal rivers of
the lower Maryland Eastern Shore.

* Timing... during high tide late this evening through the
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.

Cambridge MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.0 ft, major 4.5 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
21/02 am 3.9 1.9 1.7 2 minor
21/02 PM 3.2 1.2 1.3 1-2 none
22/03 am 3.4 1.4 1.2 1 none
22/03 PM 2.9 0.9 0.9 1-2 none
23/03 am 2.8 0.8 0.6 1 none
23/04 PM 2.4 0.4 0.4 2 none

Bishops Head MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.3 ft, moderate 3.8 ft, major 4.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 1.7 ft, major 2.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/11 PM 3.8 1.7 1.7 2 moderate
21/12 PM 3.3 1.2 1.3 1-2 minor
22/12 am 3.4 1.3 1.2 2 minor
22/01 PM 3.0 0.9 0.9 1-2 none
23/01 am 3.0 0.9 0.8 1 none
23/01 PM 2.6 0.5 0.5 2 none

Crisfield MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.0 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.3 ft, moderate 1.8 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/10 PM 3.6 1.4 1.7 2 minor
21/11 am 3.0 0.8 1.4 1 none
21/11 PM 3.1 0.9 1.1 2 none
22/11 am 2.7 0.5 1.0 1-2 none
23/12 am 2.8 0.6 0.8 1 none
23/12 PM 2.3 0.1 0.5 2 none





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