892  
WHUS41 KAKQ 251022  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
622 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016  
 
VAZ089-093-251400-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0023.160925T1022Z-160925T1400Z/  
SURRY-ISLE OF WIGHT-  
622 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016  
 
...WATER LEVELS WILL APPROACH MINOR FLOODING THRESHOLDS DURING  
HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING...  
 
* LOCATION: PORTIONS OF SURRY AND ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTIES ADJACENT  
TO THE JAMES RIVER.  
 
* TIMING: WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE EARLY THIS  
MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS  
COULD LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.  
 

 
 
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.  
 
JAMES RIVER AT SCOTLAND/JAMESTOWN VA  
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT  
 
TOTAL ASTRO  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD  
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY  
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------  
25/08 AM 3.4 2.1 1.3 1 MINOR  
25/08 PM 3.4 2.4 1.0 1 MINOR  
26/09 AM 3.1 2.2 0.9 1 NONE  
26/09 PM 3.2 2.4 0.8 1 NONE  
27/10 AM 2.8 2.2 0.6 1 NONE  
27/10 PM 2.9 2.4 0.5 1 NONE  
 
SEWELLS POINT VA  
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT  
 
TOTAL ASTRO  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD  
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY  
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------  
25/06 AM 3.8 2.5 1.3 1-2 NONE  
25/06 PM 4.1 3.0 1.1 1 NONE  
26/06 AM 3.5 2.7 0.8 1 NONE  
26/07 PM 3.7 3.0 0.7 1-2 NONE  
27/07 AM 3.2 2.8 0.4 1 NONE  
27/08 PM 3.5 3.0 0.5 1 NONE  
 

 
 

 
 
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