237  
WHUS41 KAKQ 292002  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
402 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2020  
 
MDZ021>023-300900-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0036.200930T0300Z-200930T0900Z/  
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-  
402 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2020  
   
..NUISANCE TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE DURING HIGH TIDE TONIGHT
 
 
* WHAT...UP TO ONE HALF FOOT OF INUNDATION ABOVE GROUND LEVEL  
EXPECTED IN LOW-LYING AREAS NEAR SHORELINES AND TIDAL  
WATERWAYS.  
 
* WHERE...DORCHESTER, SOMERSET AND WICOMICO COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST VULNERABLE  
LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
29/03 PM 2.9 0.9 0.9 2 NONE  
30/04 AM 3.3 1.3 1.1 2 NONE  
30/04 PM 2.6 0.6 0.5 1 NONE  
01/05 AM 2.7 0.7 0.5 1-2 NONE  
01/05 PM 2.4 0.4 0.3 1 NONE  
02/05 AM 2.4 0.4 0.3 1-2 NONE  
 
BISHOPS HEAD MD  
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.2 FT, MODERATE 3.7 FT, MAJOR 4.2 FT  
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.1 FT, MODERATE 1.6 FT, MAJOR 2.1 FT  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
30/01 AM 3.3 1.2 1.0 2 MINOR  
30/02 PM 2.8 0.7 0.5 1-2 NONE  
01/02 AM 2.9 0.8 0.6 2 NONE  
01/02 PM 2.5 0.4 0.2 1 NONE  
02/02 AM 2.5 0.4 0.3 1 NONE  
 
CRISFIELD MD  
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT  
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.3 FT, MODERATE 1.8 FT, MAJOR 2.8 FT  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
30/12 AM 3.3 1.1 1.3 2 NONE  
30/12 PM 2.6 0.4 0.8 1-2 NONE  
01/01 AM 2.8 0.6 0.8 2 NONE  
01/01 PM 2.4 0.2 0.5 1 NONE  
02/01 AM 2.5 0.3 0.5 1 NONE  
 

 
 

 
 
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