Coastal Flood Warning issued in Southern Maryland

Event: Coastal Flood Warning
The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a Coastal Flood Warning, which is in effect until 10 PM  EST this evening. A Coastal Flood Watch has also been issued. 

This Coastal Flood Watch is in effect from 10 PM EST this evening  through Wednesday morning. The Coastal Flood Advisory is no  longer in effect. 
* LOCATIONS...Shoreline in St. Marys County. 
* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1.5 to 2.5 feet above normal. 
* TIMING...Within a few hours of high tide through Wednesday  morning. The next high tides at Point Lookout are at 4:42 PM and 
5:15 AM. The next high tides at Piney Point are at 5:54 PM and 6:07 AM. The next high tides at Coltons Point are at 6:30 PM and  6:43 AM. 
* IMPACTS...Water is expected to cover roads on St. Georges Island, be in yards, and approach structures. To the east,  inundation is expected at multiple marinas off St. Mary`s River, 
Smith Creek, and Jutland Creek. Shoreline inundation is possible 

Forecast tides are referenced to mean lower low water  (MLLW) and mean higher high water (MHHW) unless  otherwise noted. Time of high total tide is  approximate to nearest hour. Total tide combines the normal tide and departure from normal. Flood impact  is based on the total tide and waves where applicable. 

MLLW Categories - Minor 2.7 ft, Moderate 3.5 ft, Major 5.0 ft 

MHHW Categories - Minor 1.1 ft, Moderate 1.9 ft, Major 3.4 ft 

Total      Total    Departure 
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood 
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact 
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  -------- 
06/06 PM     3.6        2.0        2.2       1.0    Moderate 
07/06 AM     3.8        2.2        2.3       0.5    Moderate 
07/06 PM     2.9        1.3        1.6       1.0     Minor 
08/06 AM     2.5        0.9        1.1       1.0      None 
08/07 PM     2.2        0.6        0.9       1.0      None 
09/08 AM     1.9        0.3        0.5       1.0      None 
Instructions: A Coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and property. A Coastal Flood Watch means that conditions favorable for flooding are expected to develop. Coastal residents should be alert for later statements or warnings, and take action to protect property.

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