998  
WHUS41 KAKQ 062244  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
544 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016  
 
NCZ102-VAZ098-071200-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0003.160207T1800Z-160208T1500Z/  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SU.Y.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T1500Z/  
OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-  
544 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016  
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY...  
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY...  
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY. A COASTAL FLOOD  
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM  
1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY.  
 
* LOCATION: SANDBRIDGE BEACH SOUTH INTO OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK.  
 
* TIMING: MINOR TO POSSIBLY MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A  
FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY  
MORNING.  
 
* WAVES: NEARSHORE SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION.  
 
* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD  
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY  
AREA. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE  
POSSIBLE.  
 
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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.  
 
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA  
MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT  
 
TOTAL ASTRO  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD  
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY  
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------  
06/07 PM 2.8 2.3 0.5 2 NONE  
07/07 AM 3.8 2.9 0.9 3 NONE  
07/08 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 5-6 NONE  
08/08 AM 4.5 3.0 1.5 3-5 NONE  
08/08 PM 3.7 2.6 1.1 2 NONE  
09/09 AM 4.0 3.1 0.9 2 NONE  
 
DUCK NC  
MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT  
 
TOTAL ASTRO  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD  
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY  
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------  
06/06 PM 3.3 3.0 0.3 3 NONE  
07/06 AM 4.7 3.9 0.8 4-5 NONE  
07/07 PM 5.4 3.2 2.2 8-9 MINOR  
08/07 AM 5.9 4.0 1.9 8-10 MODERATE  
08/07 PM 4.3 3.4 0.9 6-7 NONE  
09/08 AM 4.8 4.1 0.7 4 NONE  
 

 
 

 
 
JM  
 
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