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Maryland, Maryland Beaches

High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 5:05 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2017


... High surf advisory now in effect from 6 am to 6 PM EDT Tuesday...
... Water levels will approach minor flood thresholds this evening...

* location: Maryland and the lower Virginia Eastern Shore beaches.

* Timing: high surf expected Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon. Shallow
flooding possible around the time of high tide this evening.

* Coastal flood impacts: shallow flooding is possible in the most vulnerable
locations near the Waterfront and shoreline.

* Shoreline impacts: breaking waves will result in beach erosion with only
minor damage possible to dune structures.

* Surf and rip current risk: large breaking waves of 8 to 9 feet will result in
dangerous surf conditions. Do not enter or approach the water due to the risk
of being swept away.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory
area... producing localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions.



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
MLLW categories - minor 4.0 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/07 PM 3.6 1.1 1.1 5-6 none
25/08 am 3.8 1.3 1.3 6 none
25/08 PM 4.1 1.6 1.4 5 minor
26/08 am 3.5 1.0 1.0 2-3 none
26/09 PM 3.7 1.2 0.8 2 none
27/09 am 3.1 0.6 0.6 2 none

Chincoteague Inlet VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 2.2 ft, major 3.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/07 PM 4.2 1.4 1.1 1 none
25/08 am 3.8 1.0 0.9 1 none
25/08 PM 4.1 1.3 0.8 1 none
26/08 am 3.4 0.6 0.5 1 none
26/09 PM 3.9 1.1 0.4 1 none
27/09 am 3.2 0.4 0.3 1 none

Wachapreague VA
MLLW categories - minor 6.5 ft, moderate 7.5 ft, major 8.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.0 ft, moderate 3.0 ft, major 3.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 6.4 1.9 1.5 1 none
25/08 am 5.9 1.4 1.4 1 none
25/09 PM 6.5 2.0 1.3 1 minor
26/09 am 5.5 1.0 0.9 1 none
26/09 PM 5.9 1.4 0.6 1 none
27/10 am 5.0 0.5 0.5 1 none

Oyster VA
MLLW categories - minor 7.0 ft, moderate 7.5 ft, major 8.5 ft
mhhw categories - N/A

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 7.0 N/A 1.4 1 minor
25/08 am 7.0 N/A 1.7 2 minor
25/09 PM 7.0 N/A 1.0 1 minor
26/09 am 5.9 N/A 0.6 1 none
26/09 PM 6.8 N/A 0.5 1 none
27/10 am 5.6 N/A 0.4 1 none

Kiptopeke VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 5.5 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 4.1 1.1 0.9 3 none
25/08 am 4.4 1.4 1.4 4 none
25/09 PM 4.4 1.4 1.0 2 none
26/09 am 3.7 0.7 0.7 1 none
26/09 PM 4.0 1.0 0.5 1 none
27/10 am 3.4 0.4 0.4 1 none





Wind Advisory

Statement as of 10:12 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 7 am to 1 PM EDT
Tuesday...

* areas affected: portions of the lower Eastern Shore near the
Atlantic coast.

* Winds: east 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing: Tuesday morning through midday.

* Impacts: strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use
caution until the winds subside.




High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 5:05 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2017


... High surf advisory now in effect from 6 am to 6 PM EDT Tuesday...
... Water levels will approach minor flood thresholds this evening...

* location: Maryland and the lower Virginia Eastern Shore beaches.

* Timing: high surf expected Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon. Shallow
flooding possible around the time of high tide this evening.

* Coastal flood impacts: shallow flooding is possible in the most vulnerable
locations near the Waterfront and shoreline.

* Shoreline impacts: breaking waves will result in beach erosion with only
minor damage possible to dune structures.

* Surf and rip current risk: large breaking waves of 8 to 9 feet will result in
dangerous surf conditions. Do not enter or approach the water due to the risk
of being swept away.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory
area... producing localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions.



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
MLLW categories - minor 4.0 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/07 PM 3.6 1.1 1.1 5-6 none
25/08 am 3.8 1.3 1.3 6 none
25/08 PM 4.1 1.6 1.4 5 minor
26/08 am 3.5 1.0 1.0 2-3 none
26/09 PM 3.7 1.2 0.8 2 none
27/09 am 3.1 0.6 0.6 2 none

Chincoteague Inlet VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 2.2 ft, major 3.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/07 PM 4.2 1.4 1.1 1 none
25/08 am 3.8 1.0 0.9 1 none
25/08 PM 4.1 1.3 0.8 1 none
26/08 am 3.4 0.6 0.5 1 none
26/09 PM 3.9 1.1 0.4 1 none
27/09 am 3.2 0.4 0.3 1 none

Wachapreague VA
MLLW categories - minor 6.5 ft, moderate 7.5 ft, major 8.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.0 ft, moderate 3.0 ft, major 3.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 6.4 1.9 1.5 1 none
25/08 am 5.9 1.4 1.4 1 none
25/09 PM 6.5 2.0 1.3 1 minor
26/09 am 5.5 1.0 0.9 1 none
26/09 PM 5.9 1.4 0.6 1 none
27/10 am 5.0 0.5 0.5 1 none

Oyster VA
MLLW categories - minor 7.0 ft, moderate 7.5 ft, major 8.5 ft
mhhw categories - N/A

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 7.0 N/A 1.4 1 minor
25/08 am 7.0 N/A 1.7 2 minor
25/09 PM 7.0 N/A 1.0 1 minor
26/09 am 5.9 N/A 0.6 1 none
26/09 PM 6.8 N/A 0.5 1 none
27/10 am 5.6 N/A 0.4 1 none

Kiptopeke VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 5.5 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 4.1 1.1 0.9 3 none
25/08 am 4.4 1.4 1.4 4 none
25/09 PM 4.4 1.4 1.0 2 none
26/09 am 3.7 0.7 0.7 1 none
26/09 PM 4.0 1.0 0.5 1 none
27/10 am 3.4 0.4 0.4 1 none





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