Weather Alerts

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

OUTER BANKS DARE-
411 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...A HIGH THREAT OF STRONG RIP CURRENT AND DANGEROUS
SHORE BREAK. OCEAN OVERWASH WITH COASTAL FLOODING 1 TO 2 FEET
ABOVE GROUND LEVEL, ESPECIALLY NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS. VERY
ROUGH SURF WITH MINOR TO MODERATE BEACH EROSION.

* LOCATION...RIP CURRENTS, ALL AREA BEACHES. MOST SIGNIFICANT
COASTAL FLOODING AND OVERWASH WILL BE FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...HIGHWAY 12 FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH MAY BE
FLOODED AND IMPASSABLE AROUND THE 8 AM HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING,
WITH BEACH AND DUNE EROSION AS WELL.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 TO 8 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
IS A COUPLE OF HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL OCCUR
AROUND 2 PM TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

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

IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON'T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE
CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL
OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND
CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK
DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE
BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE
POWERFUL SURF THROWS A SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE
BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK
WHENEVER YOU ARE IN BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT
OF YOU AT ALL TIMES.

&&

$$

High Surf Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

OUTER BANKS DARE-
411 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...A HIGH THREAT OF STRONG RIP CURRENT AND DANGEROUS
SHORE BREAK. OCEAN OVERWASH WITH COASTAL FLOODING 1 TO 2 FEET
ABOVE GROUND LEVEL, ESPECIALLY NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS. VERY
ROUGH SURF WITH MINOR TO MODERATE BEACH EROSION.

* LOCATION...RIP CURRENTS, ALL AREA BEACHES. MOST SIGNIFICANT
COASTAL FLOODING AND OVERWASH WILL BE FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...HIGHWAY 12 FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH MAY BE
FLOODED AND IMPASSABLE AROUND THE 8 AM HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING,
WITH BEACH AND DUNE EROSION AS WELL.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 TO 8 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
IS A COUPLE OF HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL OCCUR
AROUND 2 PM TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

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

IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON'T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE
CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL
OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND
CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK
DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE
BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE
POWERFUL SURF THROWS A SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE
BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK
WHENEVER YOU ARE IN BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT
OF YOU AT ALL TIMES.

&&

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Currituck
  • City of Virginia Beach

EASTERN CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
402 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...VIRGINIA BEACH AND OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO
THE ATLANTIC OCEAN...CHESAPEAKE BAY AND TIDAL TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...FOR TIDAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE WITH THE HIGH TIDE
CYCLE THIS MORNING. 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.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION WITH SOME
MINOR DAMAGE POSSIBLE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...NEARSHORE LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 4 TO 6 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 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.

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.

&&

SEWELLS POINT VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.7 FT, MAJOR 3.7 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/10 AM 5.2 2.4 2.0 1-2 MINOR
20/10 PM 4.7 1.9 1.6 1 MINOR
21/11 AM 4.7 1.9 1.5 1 MINOR
21/11 PM 4.3 1.5 1.4 1 NONE
22/11 AM 4.5 1.7 1.4 1 MINOR
23/12 AM 4.3 1.5 1.5 1 NONE

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.1 FT, MODERATE 2.6 FT, MAJOR 3.1 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/09 AM 5.3 2.4 2.0 2-3 MINOR
20/09 PM 4.7 1.8 1.5 1-2 NONE
21/10 AM 4.8 1.9 1.4 2 NONE
21/10 PM 4.5 1.6 1.4 2 NONE
22/10 AM 4.6 1.7 1.3 2 NONE
22/10 PM 4.4 1.5 1.5 2 NONE

DUCK NC
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.8 FT, MODERATE 2.3 FT, MAJOR 2.8 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/08 AM 5.9 2.2 1.8 5-6 MINOR
20/08 PM 5.4 1.7 1.4 4 NONE
21/09 AM 5.5 1.8 1.3 3 NONE
21/09 PM 5.1 1.4 1.3 4 NONE
22/09 AM 5.2 1.5 1.1 4 NONE
22/10 PM 5.0 1.3 1.4 4 NONE

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$

Coastal Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Accomack
  • Northampton

MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
402 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON. THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE ATLANTIC
OCEAN...OCEAN SIDE AND BAYSIDE LOCATIONS OF ACCOMACK AND NORTHAMPTON
VIRGINIA...INCLUDING TIDAL TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...EXPECT FLOODING WITHIN ABOUT 2 HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE
CYCLE TODAY. THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS IS A COUPLE HOURS ON
EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE AREAS WILL RESULT
IN AN ELEVATED THREAT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE TO HOMES AND BUSINESSES NEAR THE
WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE. WATER WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET DEEP IN SOME AREAS
RESULTING IN A SUFFICIENT DEPTH TO CLOSE NUMEROUS ROADS AND THREATEN HOMES AND
BUSINESSES. FLOODING WILL EXTEND INLAND FROM THE WATERFRONT ALONG TIDAL
RIVERS AND BAYS RESULTING IN SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF VEHICLES.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...LARGE WAVES WILL CAUSE SEVERE BEACH AND COASTAL DAMAGE.
WAVES WILL SEVERELY DAMAGE DUNE STRUCTURES. WAVES WILL OVERTOP AND COMPROMISE
DUNES IN SOME AREAS. THIS WILL RESULT IN DAMAGE TO PROPERTY ALONG THE
SHORELINE INCLUDING SOME PROPERTY LOCATED IMMEDIATELY BEHIND DUNE STRUCTURES.
ACTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 4 TO 6 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 COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. COASTAL
RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE
APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. BE PREPARED FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS
NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

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.

&&

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/08 AM 4.9 2.4 2.1 4-6 MINOR
20/09 PM 4.6 2.1 1.7 3 MINOR
21/09 AM 4.3 1.8 1.5 3 MINOR
21/09 PM 4.3 1.8 1.6 3 MINOR
22/10 AM 4.7 2.2 1.9 3 MINOR
22/10 PM 4.6 2.1 2.0 3 MINOR

SAXIS VA

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/02 AM 4.1 1.6 1.4 2-3
20/01 PM 4.6 2.1 1.6 2
21/01 AM 4.3 1.8 1.4 1
21/02 PM 4.3 1.8 1.3 1
22/02 AM 4.1 1.6 1.3 1
22/02 PM 4.2 1.7 1.2 1

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.2 FT, MAJOR 3.2 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/09 AM 5.1 2.3 2.1 1 MODERATE
20/09 PM 4.7 1.9 1.6 1 MINOR
21/09 AM 4.5 1.7 1.5 1 MINOR
21/10 PM 4.4 1.6 1.5 1 NONE
22/10 AM 4.6 1.8 1.6 1 MINOR
22/10 PM 4.5 1.7 1.7 1 MINOR

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 3.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/09 AM 7.1 2.6 2.3 1 MINOR
20/09 PM 6.6 2.1 1.8 1 MINOR
21/10 AM 6.5 2.0 1.6 1 MINOR
21/10 PM 6.2 1.7 1.5 1 NONE
22/11 AM 6.4 1.9 1.5 1 NONE
22/11 PM 6.2 1.7 1.7 1 NONE

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/09 AM 7.7 N/A 2.3 1 MODERATE
20/10 PM 7.2 N/A 1.7 1 MINOR
21/10 AM 6.9 N/A 1.5 1 NONE
21/10 PM 6.8 N/A 1.5 1 NONE
22/10 AM 6.8 N/A 1.4 1 NONE
22/11 PM 6.8 N/A 1.8 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/11 AM 3.6 1.6 1.7 2 MODERATE
20/11 PM 3.3 1.3 1.5 1 MINOR
21/12 PM 3.3 1.3 1.4 1-2 MINOR
21/11 PM 3.0 1.0 1.3 1 MINOR
22/12 PM 3.1 1.1 1.3 1 MINOR

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/09 AM 5.1 2.1 1.8 2 MODERATE
20/10 PM 4.7 1.7 1.5 1 MINOR
21/10 AM 4.8 1.8 1.4 1 MINOR
21/10 PM 4.5 1.5 1.4 1 MINOR
22/11 AM 4.6 1.6 1.3 1 MINOR
22/11 PM 4.5 1.5 1.5 1 MINOR

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Gloucester
  • Mathews
  • Middlesex
  • Northumberland

WESTMORELAND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-
402 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...MIDDLE PENINSULA AND NORTHERN NECK LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY AND TIDAL TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING WITHIN A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE
TODAY.

* 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.

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.

&&

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/02 PM 3.1 1.6 1.3 1 MINOR
21/03 AM 3.2 1.7 1.4 1 MINOR
21/03 PM 3.1 1.6 1.3 1 MINOR
22/03 AM 3.0 1.5 1.3 1 MINOR
22/03 PM 2.9 1.4 1.2 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/11 AM 3.1 1.7 1.5 1-2 MINOR
21/12 AM 3.0 1.6 1.4 1 MINOR
21/12 PM 3.0 1.6 1.4 1 MINOR
22/12 AM 2.8 1.4 1.3 1 NONE
22/01 PM 2.9 1.5 1.3 1 NONE

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Isle of Wight
  • City of Williamsburg

SURRY-JAMES CITY-ISLE OF WIGHT-
402 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE JAMES RIVER AND
TIDAL TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING WITHIN A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE
TODAY.

* 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.

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.

&&

JAMES RIVER AT SCOTLAND/JAMESTOWN VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.8 FT, MODERATE 2.3 FT, MAJOR 2.8 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/12 PM 4.3 2.1 1.8 2 MINOR
21/01 AM 4.0 1.8 1.6 1 MINOR
21/01 PM 4.1 1.9 1.5 1 MINOR
22/01 AM 3.8 1.6 1.4 1 MINOR
22/02 PM 3.9 1.7 1.3 1 MINOR

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • City of Norfolk
  • York
  • City of Chesapeake
  • City of Hampton
  • City of Newport News
  • City of Portsmouth
  • City of Suffolk

NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS-HAMPTON/POQUOSON-
402 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...HAMPTON ROADS LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...LOWER
JAMES RIVER... YORK RIVER...AND TIDAL TRIBUTARIES.

* TIMING...EXPECT MINOR FLOODING WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH
TIDE CYCLE TODAY.

* 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.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION WITH SOME
MINOR DAMAGE POSSIBLE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

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.

&&

SEWELLS POINT VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.7 FT, MAJOR 3.7 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/10 AM 5.2 2.4 2.0 1-2 MINOR
20/10 PM 4.7 1.9 1.6 1 MINOR
21/11 AM 4.7 1.9 1.5 1 MINOR
21/11 PM 4.3 1.5 1.4 1 NONE
22/11 AM 4.5 1.7 1.4 1 MINOR
23/12 AM 4.3 1.5 1.5 1 NONE

YORKTOWN VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.9 FT, MODERATE 2.4 FT, MAJOR 2.9 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/10 AM 4.9 2.3 1.8 1 MINOR
20/10 PM 4.5 1.9 1.5 1 MINOR
21/11 AM 4.5 1.9 1.4 1 MINOR
21/11 PM 4.2 1.6 1.3 1 NONE
22/11 AM 4.4 1.8 1.3 1 NONE
22/11 PM 4.1 1.5 1.4 1 NONE

FORT MONROE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.7 FT, MAJOR 3.7 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/10 AM 5.2 2.4 2.0 1-2 MODERATE
20/10 PM 4.7 1.9 1.6 1 MINOR
21/11 AM 4.8 2.0 1.5 1 MINOR
21/11 PM 4.5 1.7 1.5 1 MINOR
22/11 AM 4.6 1.8 1.4 1 MINOR
23/12 AM 4.5 1.7 1.6 1 MINOR

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

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