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  • Coastal Flood Advisory

    Westmoreland, VA

    525 AM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

    ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM EDT
    THIS EVENING...

    The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Coastal
    Flood Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM EDT
    this evening.

    * LOCATION...Virginia Northern Neck locations along the
    Chesapeake Bay and Potomac river, including tidal tributaries.

    * TIMING...From noon today to 7 PM EDT this evening.

    * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Around one foot of inundation
    above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near
    shorelines and tidal waterways.


    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.

    LEWISETTA VA
    MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 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
    -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
    16/03 PM 3.1 1.6 1.5 1-2 MINOR
    17/04 AM 1.8 0.3 0.3 2 NONE
    17/04 PM 1.7 0.2 0.1 2 NONE
    18/04 AM 1.0 -0.5 -0.4 2 NONE
    18/05 PM 1.2 -0.3 -0.4 1-2 NONE

    DAHLGREN/COLONIAL BEACH VA
    MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
    MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.6 FT

    TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
    DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
    FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
    -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
    16/06 AM 3.0 1.1 1.3 1 NONE
    16/05 PM 3.5 1.6 1.6 1-2 MINOR
    17/06 AM 1.9 0.0 0.2 1-2 NONE
    17/06 PM 1.7 -0.2 -0.2 2 NONE
    18/06 AM 1.0 -0.9 -0.6 1-2 NONE
    18/07 PM 1.5 -0.4 -0.4 1 NONE

    WINDMILL POINT VA
    MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT
    MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.6 FT

    TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
    DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
    FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
    -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
    16/01 PM 2.8 1.4 1.1 2 NONE
    17/01 AM 2.0 0.6 0.6 3 NONE
    17/01 PM 1.7 0.3 0.0 3 NONE
    18/02 AM 0.9 -0.5 -0.5 3 NONE
    18/02 PM 1.2 -0.2 -0.5 2 NONE
    19/02 AM 0.9 -0.5 -0.4 1 NONE



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