944  
WHUS41 KAKQ 161517  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
1017 AM EST THU NOV 16 2017  
 
MDZ021>023-161900-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0055.171116T1517Z-171116T1900Z/  
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-  
1017 AM EST THU NOV 16 2017  
   
..WATER LEVELS TO APPROACH MINOR FLOODING TODAY
 
 
* LOCATION...CHESAPEAKE BAY SIDE OF THE MARYLAND LOWER EASTERN  
SHORE.  
 
* TIMING...WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE  
TODAY.  
 
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE  
MOST VULNERABLE LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.  
 

 
 
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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/03 PM 2.9 0.9 0.9 1 NONE  
17/03 AM 1.8 -0.2 0.0 1 NONE  
17/03 PM 1.9 -0.1 -0.1 1 NONE  
18/03 AM 2.0 0.0 0.3 1 NONE  
18/04 PM 2.6 0.6 0.6 1 NONE  
19/04 AM 2.2 0.2 0.5 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/12 PM 3.3 1.2 1.1 1-2 MINOR  
17/12 AM 2.1 0.0 0.3 4 NONE  
17/12 PM 1.9 -0.2 -0.2 2 NONE  
18/01 AM 2.2 0.1 0.4 1 NONE  
18/01 PM 3.1 1.0 1.0 3-4 NONE  
19/01 AM 2.8 0.7 1.1 4 NONE  
 
SAXIS VA  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/10 AM 3.8 1.3 1.1 1-2  
16/11 PM 2.9 0.4 0.6 3-4  
17/11 AM 2.9 0.4 0.1 2  
17/11 PM 2.7 0.2 0.4 1  
18/12 PM 3.9 1.4 1.1 3-4  
19/12 AM 3.4 0.9 1.2 4  
 

 
 

 
 
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