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Virginia, Northampton

Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 6:07 PM EST on February 08, 2016

Expires 6:00 AM EST on February 09, 2016


... Coastal Flood Advisory now in effect until 10 am EST Tuesday...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday...

* location: Ocean City Maryland south to Northampton County Virginia... and
also the Bay Side of the Virginia Eastern Shore.

* Timing: minor flooding expected within a few hours either side of the high
tide cycle this evening and Tuesday morning.

* Waves: nearshore surf of 8 to 10 feet will lead to beach erosion on
the Atlantic side of the Eastern Shore.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory
area. Life threatening rip currents and localized beach erosion will also be
possible.

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.



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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   08/08 PM 4.4 2.4 2.0 8 minor
   09/08 am 4.4 2.9 1.5 6-7 minor
   09/09 PM 3.7 2.5 1.2 4 none
   10/09 am 3.0 2.8 0.2 3-4 none
   10/10 PM 2.8 2.5 0.3 3 none
   11/10 am 2.7 2.8 -0.1 3 none

Saxis VA

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   09/12 am 3.5 2.3 1.2 1-2
   09/01 PM 4.1 2.7 1.4 1
   10/01 am 3.8 2.5 1.3 2
   10/01 PM 3.2 2.7 0.5 2
   11/02 am 2.9 2.5 0.4 2-3
   11/02 PM 3.0 2.6 0.4 3

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   08/11 PM 3.1 1.9 1.2 1-2 minor
   09/11 am 3.4 2.2 1.2 1-2 moderate
   09/11 PM 2.8 2.0 0.8 2-3 minor
   10/12 PM 2.4 2.2 0.2 2 none
   11/12 am 2.2 2.1 0.1 2-3 none
   11/01 PM 2.4 2.2 0.2 4 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   08/09 PM 4.5 2.6 1.9 2 minor
   09/09 am 4.6 3.1 1.5 2 minor
   09/09 PM 4.2 2.8 1.4 3 none
   10/10 am 3.3 3.0 0.3 2-3 none
   10/10 PM 2.8 2.8 0.0 3 none
   11/10 am 3.1 3.0 0.1 4 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   08/08 PM 4.5 2.4 2.1 5 minor
   09/08 am 4.6 2.8 1.8 5-6 minor
   09/09 PM 3.8 2.5 1.3 3 minor
   10/09 am 3.2 2.8 0.4 3 none
   10/10 PM 3.0 2.6 0.4 3 none
   11/10 am 2.7 2.7 0.0 3 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   08/09 PM 6.7 4.3 2.4 5 minor
   09/09 am 6.5 4.8 1.7 3-4 minor
   09/09 PM 5.8 4.4 1.4 3 none
   10/10 am 5.1 4.8 0.3 3 none
   10/10 PM 4.9 4.5 0.4 3 none
   11/11 am 4.6 4.7 -0.1 3 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   08/08 PM 6.8 4.7 2.1 1 minor
   09/09 am 6.7 5.9 0.8 1 none
   09/09 PM 5.4 5.0 0.4 1 none
   10/10 am 6.0 5.8 0.2 1 none
   10/10 PM 5.1 5.1 0.0 1 none
   11/10 am 5.6 5.6 0.0 2 none





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