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Coastal Flood Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 8:05 AM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 29, 2016


... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening...
... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this evening...

* location: ocean side of Worcester County Maryland and Accomack County
Virginia.

* Hazards: minor coastal flooding... a high risk for rip currents... and
dangerous shore break.

* Timing: coastal flooding within a few hours either side of high tide through
early Friday. Additional tidal flooding possible later Friday into Saturday.
Highest threat for rip currents occurs within the few hours prior to low
tide... although dangerous rip currents will be possible at any time today.

* Impacts: inundation of water in and near low-lying coastal areas could lead
to Road closures and flooding of property. Dangerous shorebreak of 4 feet or
greater can cause neck and spinal injuries... affecting even the most able
swimmers.

* Surf height: 5 to 7 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates 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.

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip currents...
longshore currents... large breaking waves and other hazards are possible.
Caution should be used when in or near the water.

Please visit the following website to share your thoughts on the new beach
hazards statement...

Http://www.Weather.Gov/survey/NWS-survey.Php?Code=chmbhs



All tide heights are relative to mean lower low water.
Time of the high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
Total tide combines astro tide and surge.
Flood category based on total tide.

Ocean City Inlet MD
minor 4.0 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   29/08 am 4.0 2.3 1.7 7 minor
   29/08 PM 4.7 2.4 2.3 8 minor
   30/08 am 4.5 2.4 2.1 5-6 minor
   30/09 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 4 minor
   01/09 am 3.8 2.4 1.4 3 minor
   01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 3 none

Saxis VA

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   29/12 PM 3.6 2.7 0.9 2
   30/12 am 3.7 2.7 1.0 1-2
   30/01 PM 4.3 2.8 1.5 1
   01/01 am 4.0 2.7 1.3 1
   01/01 PM 4.1 2.8 1.3 1
   02/01 am 3.7 2.6 1.1 1

Nassawadox creek at Bayford VA
minor 3.0 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 4.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   29/10 am 3.0 1.9 1.1 2 minor
   29/11 PM 3.4 1.9 1.5 2 moderate
   30/11 am 3.4 1.9 1.5 1 moderate
   01/12 am 3.1 1.8 1.3 1 minor
   01/12 PM 3.1 1.9 1.2 1 minor
   02/12 am 2.8 1.8 1.0 1 minor

Kiptopeke VA
minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 5.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   29/08 am 4.4 3.2 1.2 1 minor
   29/09 PM 4.6 3.1 1.5 2 minor
   30/09 am 4.6 3.2 1.4 1 minor
   30/09 PM 4.4 3.1 1.3 1 minor
   01/10 am 4.5 3.3 1.2 1-2 minor
   01/10 PM 4.0 3.0 1.0 1-2 none

Chincoteague Inlet VA
minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   29/08 am 4.1 2.3 1.8 5-6 minor
   29/08 PM 4.4 2.4 2.0 6-7 minor
   30/08 am 4.3 2.4 1.9 5 minor
   30/09 PM 3.9 2.3 1.6 3 minor
   01/09 am 3.9 2.5 1.4 2-3 minor
   01/09 PM 3.4 2.3 1.1 2 none

Wachapreague VA
minor 6.5 ft, moderate 7.5 ft, major 8.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   29/08 am 6.5 4.7 1.8 5 minor
   29/08 PM 6.7 4.7 2.0 5 minor
   30/09 am 6.7 4.9 1.8 5 minor
   30/09 PM 6.2 4.7 1.5 3 none
   01/09 am 6.2 4.9 1.3 2-3 none
   01/10 PM 5.6 4.6 1.0 2 none





Local Storm Report



09/29/2016 0450 am

2 miles NE of Atlantic, Accomack County.

Heavy rain m5.41 inch, reported by mesonet.






09/29/2016 0449 am

2 miles SW of Chincoteague, Accomack County.

Heavy rain m5.35 inch, reported by mesonet.






09/29/2016 0450 am

2 miles NE of Atlantic, Accomack County.

Heavy rain m5.41 inch, reported by mesonet.






09/29/2016 0449 am

2 miles SW of Chincoteague, Accomack County.

Heavy rain m5.35 inch, reported by mesonet.




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