193  
WHUS41 KAKQ 181959  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
MDZ021>023-190600-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0019.170819T0200Z-170819T0600Z/  
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-  
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM EDT  
SATURDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...  
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY.  
 
* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO CHESAPEAKE BAY IN VICINITY OF BISHOPS HEAD.  
 
* TIMING...A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
18/03 PM 2.6 0.6 0.9 1-2 NONE  
19/02 AM 3.1 1.1 0.7 1 NONE  
19/02 PM 2.1 0.1 0.2 1 NONE  
20/04 AM 2.7 0.7 0.2 1 NONE  
20/04 PM 2.2 0.2 0.2 1 NONE  
21/04 AM 2.7 0.7 0.2 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
19/12 AM 3.5 1.4 1.0 1 MINOR  
19/12 PM 2.5 0.4 0.3 1 NONE  
20/01 AM 2.9 0.8 0.3 1 NONE  
20/01 PM 2.6 0.5 0.3 1 NONE  
21/01 AM 2.9 0.8 0.3 1 NONE  
 
SAXIS VA  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
18/10 PM 3.7 1.2 0.8 1-2  
19/10 AM 2.8 0.3 0.4 1  
19/11 PM 3.4 0.9 0.4 1  
20/12 PM 3.0 0.5 0.4 1  
21/12 AM 3.5 1.0 0.4 1  
21/12 PM 3.2 0.7 0.5 1  
 

 
 
DEROSA  
 
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