651  
WHUS41 KAKQ 162310  
CFWAKQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
710 PM EDT SAT OCT 16 2021  
 
MDZ021>023-VAZ099-100-170500-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0032.211016T2310Z-211017T0500Z/  
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-  
710 PM EDT SAT OCT 16 2021  
   
..COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT SUNDAY
 
 
* WHAT...AROUND ONE HALF FOOT OF INUNDATION ABOVE GROUND LEVEL  
EXPECTED IN LOW-LYING AREAS NEAR SHORELINES AND TIDAL WATERWAYS.  
 
* WHERE...IN MARYLAND, BAY-SIDE PORTIONS OF, DORCHESTER, SOMERSET  
AND WICOMICO COUNTIES. IN VIRGINIA BAY-SIDE PORTIONS OF,  
ACCOMACK AND NORTHAMPTON COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 1 AM EDT SUNDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST VULNERABLE  
LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS BEHIND A COLD  
FRONT WILL PUSH WATER INTO BAY FACING PORTIONS OF THE MARYLAND  
AND VIRGINIA EASTERN SHORE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.  
 
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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
17/12 AM 3.1 1.0 0.8 4 NONE  
17/12 PM 2.4 0.3 0.2 3 NONE  
18/12 AM 2.3 0.2 0.0 4 NONE  
18/01 PM 2.3 0.2 0.0 3 NONE  
19/01 AM 2.2 0.1 0.0 3 NONE  
19/01 PM 2.4 0.3 0.1 2 NONE  
 
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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
17/02 AM 3.3 1.3 1.2 3 NONE  
17/03 PM 2.6 0.6 0.6 3 NONE  
18/03 AM 2.4 0.4 0.3 2 NONE  
18/04 PM 2.4 0.4 0.3 2-3 NONE  
19/04 AM 2.2 0.2 0.2 1-2 NONE  
19/04 PM 2.5 0.5 0.4 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/10 PM 3.3 1.1 1.3 4 NONE  
17/11 AM 2.5 0.3 0.7 3-4 NONE  
17/11 PM 2.6 0.4 0.6 3-4 NONE  
18/12 PM 2.4 0.2 0.5 3 NONE  
19/12 AM 2.5 0.3 0.5 3 NONE  
19/01 PM 2.5 0.3 0.5 2 NONE  
 
NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA  
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT  
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.0 FT, MODERATE 1.5 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/08 PM 3.2 1.2 1.5 4-5 MINOR  
17/08 AM 2.6 0.6 0.9 4 NONE  
17/09 PM 2.4 0.4 0.7 4 NONE  
18/10 AM 2.3 0.3 0.5 3 NONE  
18/10 PM 2.1 0.1 0.4 3 NONE  
19/10 AM 2.2 0.2 0.4 2 NONE  
 
CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA  
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT  
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.2 FT, MAJOR 3.2 FT  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/07 PM 3.2 0.4 0.5 1 NONE  
17/06 AM 2.9 0.1 0.4 1 NONE  
17/07 PM 3.3 0.5 0.5 1 NONE  
18/07 AM 3.1 0.3 0.4 1 NONE  
18/07 PM 3.0 0.2 0.2 1 NONE  
19/08 AM 3.0 0.2 0.2 1 NONE  
 
SAXIS VA  
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT  
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/10 PM 3.8 2.3 1.1 3-4 NONE  
17/11 AM 2.9 1.4 0.3 3 NONE  
17/11 PM 2.8 1.3 0.2 4 NONE  
18/11 AM 2.9 1.4 0.2 3 NONE  
19/12 AM 2.7 1.2 0.1 3 NONE  
19/12 PM 2.9 1.4 0.1 2 NONE  
 
WACHAPREAGUE VA  
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT  
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 3.5 FT  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/07 PM 5.2 0.7 0.7 1 NONE  
17/07 AM 4.6 0.1 0.2 1 NONE  
17/07 PM 4.7 0.2 0.1 1 NONE  
18/07 AM 4.8 0.3 0.1 1 NONE  
18/08 PM 4.6 0.1 0.0 1 NONE  
19/08 AM 5.0 0.5 0.1 1 NONE  
 
OYSTER VA  
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT  
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.4 FT, MODERATE 2.9 FT, MAJOR 3.9 FT  
 
TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE  
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD  
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/07 PM 5.7 1.1 0.5 1 NONE  
17/07 AM 4.8 0.2 0.2 1 NONE  
17/07 PM 5.5 0.9 0.3 1 NONE  
18/08 AM 5.1 0.5 0.2 1 NONE  
18/08 PM 5.2 0.6 0.1 1 NONE  
19/08 AM 5.5 0.9 0.3 1 NONE  
 
KIPTOPEKE VA  
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 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  
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------  
16/07 PM 4.5 1.5 1.5 3-4 MINOR  
17/07 AM 3.6 0.6 0.7 4 NONE  
17/07 PM 3.4 0.4 0.4 3 NONE  
18/08 AM 3.5 0.5 0.4 3 NONE  
18/08 PM 3.3 0.3 0.3 3 NONE  
19/09 AM 3.6 0.6 0.4 2 NONE  
 

 
 

 
 
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