673  
WHUS41 KLWX 230106  
CFWLWX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
906 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017  
 
MDZ017-230600-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.CF.Y.0014.170423T0200Z-170423T0600Z/  
ST. MARYS-  
906 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017  
   
..COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS  
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM  
EDT SUNDAY.  
 
* LOCATION...SOUTHERN SAINT MARYS COUNTY SHORELINE.  
 
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...AROUND 1.2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.  
 
* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE, WHICH WILL OCCUR BETWEEN  
11 PM AND 1 AM TONIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...WATER IS EXPECTED TO GO OVER A PORTION OF THE  
BULKHEAD NEAR THE STRAITS POINT BRIDGE, AND ALSO COVER YARDS IN  
THE ST GEORGES CREEK AND ST MARYS RIVER AREAS. MINOR SHORELINE  
INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES  
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.  
 

 
 

 
 
FORECAST TIDES ARE REFERENCED TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER  
(MLLW) AND MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER (MHHW) UNLESS  
OTHERWISE NOTED. TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDE IS  
APPROXIMATE TO NEAREST HOUR. TOTAL TIDE COMBINES THE  
NORMAL TIDE AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL. FLOOD IMPACT  
IS BASED ON THE TOTAL TIDE AND WAVES WHERE APPLICABLE.  
 
STRAITS POINT MD  
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT  
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.1 FT, MODERATE 1.9 FT, MAJOR 3.4 FT  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
23/12 AM 2.8 1.2 1.2 1.0 MINOR  
23/12 PM 2.4 0.8 0.9 0.5 NONE  
24/01 AM 2.6 1.0 0.9 1.0 NONE  
24/01 PM 2.7 1.1 1.1 1.0 MINOR  
25/01 AM 3.0 1.4 1.3 1.0 MINOR  
25/02 PM 3.1 1.5 1.5 1.0 MINOR  
 

 
 

 
 
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