607  
WHUS41 KAKQ 280907  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
507 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016  
 
MDZ021>023-281400-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0009.160428T0907Z-160428T1400Z/  
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-  
507 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016  
 
...WATER LEVELS TO APPROACH MINOR FLOODING THRESHOLDS THIS  
MORNING...  
 
* LOCATION: THE EASTERN SHORE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY IN SOUTHEAST  
MARYLAND.  
 
* TIMING: AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS: ELEVATED WATER LEVELS COULD LEAD TO NUISANCE FLOODING  
OF LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS.  
 

 
 
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  
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT  
 
TOTAL ASTRO  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD  
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY  
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------  
28/09 AM 3.3 2.0 1.3 1 NONE  
28/10 PM 2.4 1.6 0.8 1 NONE  
29/10 AM 2.4 2.0 0.4 1-2 NONE  
29/11 PM 2.1 1.7 0.4 1 NONE  
30/11 AM 2.3 1.9 0.4 1 NONE  
01/12 AM 2.4 1.8 0.6 1 NONE  
 
BISHOPS HEAD MD  
MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, MAJOR 4.3 FT  
 
TOTAL ASTRO  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD  
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY  
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------  
28/06 AM 3.2 2.0 1.2 1 NONE  
28/07 PM 2.6 1.7 0.9 1 NONE  
29/07 AM 2.5 2.0 0.5 1-2 NONE  
29/08 PM 2.3 1.8 0.5 1 NONE  
30/08 AM 2.5 2.0 0.5 1 NONE  
30/09 PM 2.4 1.8 0.6 1 NONE  
 

 
 

 
 
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