Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1046 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

MDZ021>023-211000-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0004.150421T0600Z-150421T1000Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
1046 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...WATER LEVELS TO APPROACH MINOR FLOODING THRESHOLDS LATE TONIGHT
INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...THE BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE.
  PRIMARILY THE COASTS OF SOUTHERN DORCHESTER COUNTY...AND
  WICOMICO AND SOMERSET COUNTIES.

* TIMING...AROUND HIGH TIDE LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING. HIGH TIDE AT BISHOPS HEAD IS 352 AM TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...NUISANCE TIDAL FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AREAS IS
  POSSIBLE. MINOR FLOODING AT BISHOPS HEAD BEGINS AT A WATER LEVEL
  OF 3.3 FT MLLW.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE REFERENCED TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDE IS APPROXIMATE TO NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, SEVERE 4.3 FT

                 TOTAL    ASTRO
    DAY/TIME      TIDE     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
                  /FT/      /FT/    /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
   ----------   -------   ------- -------  -------  ----------
    21/04 AM      3.2     2.5      0.7      1-2       NONE
    21/04 PM      2.6     2.1      0.4       1        NONE
    22/05 AM      2.6     2.3      0.3       1        NONE
    22/05 PM      2.0     2.0      0.3       2        NONE
    23/06 AM      1.9     2.2      0.3       1        NONE
    23/06 PM      1.6     1.9      0.3       1        NONE

$$


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