631  
WHUS41 KAKQ 231759  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
159 PM EDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
 
MDZ021>023-240800-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0019.180624T0100Z-180624T0800Z/  
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-  
159 PM EDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO  
4 AM EDT SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL  
FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM  
EDT SUNDAY.  
 
* LOCATION...CHESAPEAKE BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE.  
 
* TIMING...A FEW HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.  
 
* 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 UP TO ONE  
FOOT OF WATER ABOVE GROUND LEVEL 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
23/01 PM 2.8 0.8 1.1 1 NONE  
24/02 AM 3.3 1.3 1.1 1 NONE  
24/02 PM 2.4 0.4 0.7 1 NONE  
25/03 AM 2.9 0.9 0.6 1 NONE  
25/03 PM 2.0 0.0 0.3 2 NONE  
26/04 AM 2.5 0.5 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
23/11 PM 3.5 1.4 1.2 1 MINOR  
24/12 PM 2.7 0.6 0.8 1 NONE  
25/12 AM 2.9 0.8 0.6 1 NONE  
25/01 PM 2.3 0.2 0.4 2 NONE  
26/01 AM 2.7 0.6 0.4 2 NONE  
 
SAXIS VA  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
23/10 PM 3.6 1.1 1.0 1-2  
24/10 AM 2.7 0.2 0.7 1  
24/11 PM 3.1 0.6 0.5 1  
25/11 AM 2.4 -0.1 0.4 1-2  
25/11 PM 2.9 0.4 0.3 1  
 

 
 

 
 
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