651  
WHUS41 KAKQ 120551  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
151 AM EDT SUN AUG 12 2018  
 
MDZ021-120800-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0021.180812T0551Z-180812T0800Z/  
DORCHESTER-  
151 AM EDT SUN AUG 12 2018  
   
..TIDES NEAR MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS EARLY THIS MORNING
 
 
* LOCATION...LOCATIONS AROUND BISHOPS HEAD AND LOW LYING AREAS  
NEAR THE BAY IN SOUTHERN DORCHESTER COUNTY.  
 
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...NEAR MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE  
NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE EARLY THIS MORNING.  
 
* SHORELINE IMPACTS...SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST  
VULNERABLE LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE RESULTING  
 
 

 
 
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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
12/05 AM 3.1 1.1 0.6 1 NONE  
12/06 PM 2.5 0.5 0.4 1 NONE  
13/06 AM 2.9 0.9 0.4 1 NONE  
13/06 PM 2.4 0.4 0.3 1 NONE  
14/07 AM 2.7 0.7 0.3 1 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
12/02 AM 3.2 1.1 0.5 1 NONE  
12/03 PM 2.9 0.8 0.5 1 NONE  
13/03 AM 3.2 1.1 0.5 1 NONE  
13/04 PM 2.8 0.7 0.4 1 NONE  
14/04 AM 3.0 0.9 0.4 1 NONE  
14/04 PM 2.8 0.7 0.4 1 NONE  
 

 
 

 
 
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