|Event:||Coastal Flood Warning|
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING... ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... 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 The Coastal Flood Advisory is no longer in effect.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 elsewhere. 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. STRAITS POINT MD 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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