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Virginia, Virginia Beach

Coastal Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:51 PM EDT on May 05, 2016


... Coastal Flood Warning in effect until midnight EDT tonight...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal Flood Warning...
which is in effect until midnight EDT tonight.

* Location: tidal areas of the lower Chesapeake Bay and ocean
including Northampton County Virginia... Virginia Beach and Outer
Banks Currituck North Carolina.

* Timing: moderate flooding is expected with the high tide cycle
this evening.

* Impacts: inundation of water in and near low-lying coastal areas could lead
to Road closures and flooding of property.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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. In addition... the combination
of high water and high waves will result in beach erosion... and damage to docks
and piers in locations exposed to high water and wave action.



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.

Chesapeake Bay bridge Tunnel VA minor 5.0 ft, moderate 5.5 ft,
major 6.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/08 PM 5.5 3.5 2.0 4 moderate
   06/09 am 4.4 3.0 1.4 2 none
   06/09 PM 4.7 3.6 1.1 2 none
   07/09 am 3.8 3.0 0.8 2 none
   07/10 PM 4.2 3.6 0.6 2 none
   08/10 am 3.3 2.9 0.4 2 none

Duck NC
minor 5.5 ft, moderate 6.0 ft, major 6.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/07 PM 6.2 4.5 1.7 5 moderate
   06/08 am 4.8 3.7 1.1 3 none
   06/08 PM 5.5 4.6 0.9 2-3 none
   07/08 am 4.4 3.7 0.7 2 none
   07/09 PM 5.1 4.6 0.5 2 none
   08/09 am 3.9 3.6 0.3 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/09 PM 7.3 5.4 1.9 4 moderate
   06/09 am 6.1 4.6 1.5 3 none
   06/09 PM 6.7 5.5 1.2 2 minor
   07/10 am 5.3 4.5 0.8 2 none
   07/10 PM 6.0 5.5 0.5 2 none
   08/11 am 4.7 4.4 0.3 2 none

Oyster VA
minor 7.0 ft, moderate 7.5 ft, major 8.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/08 PM 7.9 6.3 1.6 2 moderate
   06/09 am 6.3 5.3 1.0 1 none
   06/09 PM 7.3 6.5 0.8 1 minor
   07/10 am 5.9 5.2 0.7 1 none
   07/10 PM 6.9 6.5 0.4 1 minor
   08/10 am 5.3 5.0 0.3 1 none

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/10 PM 4.0 2.4 1.6 3 moderate
   06/11 am 3.2 2.0 1.2 2 minor
   06/11 PM 3.3 2.4 0.9 1 minor
   07/12 PM 2.8 2.0 0.8 1 minor
   08/12 am 2.9 2.4 0.5 1-2 minor
   08/01 PM 2.4 1.9 0.5 2 none

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/08 PM 5.3 3.6 1.7 3-4 moderate
   06/09 am 4.5 3.1 1.4 2 minor
   06/09 PM 4.8 3.7 1.1 1-2 moderate
   07/10 am 3.8 3.0 0.8 1 none
   07/10 PM 4.3 3.7 0.6 1-2 minor
   08/11 am 3.5 3.0 0.5 1-2 none




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