325  
WHUS41 KAKQ 270348  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
1148 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
MDZ021-023-271100-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0013.170427T0348Z-170427T1100Z/  
DORCHESTER-SOMERSET-  
1148 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
..COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT
 
 
* LOCATION: BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE  
 
* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING  
 
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS: SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DUE TO WATER LEVELS  
APPROACHING MINOR FLOODING.  
 

 
 
ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.  
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.  
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.  
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.  
 
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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------  
27/05 AM 3.1 1.1 0.7 1 NONE  
27/06 PM 2.5 0.5 0.6 1 NONE  
28/06 AM 3.2 1.2 0.8 1 NONE  
28/06 PM 2.2 0.2 0.4 1 NONE  
29/07 AM 2.9 0.9 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------  
27/02 AM 3.2 1.1 0.7 1 NONE  
27/03 PM 2.8 0.7 0.6 2 NONE  
28/03 AM 3.3 1.2 0.7 2 MINOR  
28/04 PM 2.5 0.4 0.4 1 NONE  
29/04 AM 3.0 0.9 0.5 1-2 NONE  
 
SAXIS VA  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------  
27/01 AM 3.9 1.4 0.8 1  
27/01 PM 3.4 0.9 0.8 1-2  
28/02 AM 3.9 1.4 0.7 2  
28/02 PM 3.0 0.5 0.4 1  
29/03 AM 3.6 1.1 0.5 1-2  
29/03 PM 3.1 0.6 0.6 2  
 

 
 

 
 
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