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Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Watch
Issued: 6:07 AM EDT Sep. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 6 am EDT
Wednesday...
... Coastal Flood Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning
through Wednesday afternoon...

* locations... shoreline in St. Marys County.

* Tidal departure... around 2 feet above normal.

* Timing... around the time of high tide. High tide at Point
Lookout is at 2:31 PM today and 2:32 am tonight. High tide at
Coltons Point is at 3:58 PM today and 4:15 am tonight. High tide
at Piney Point is at 3:22 PM today and 3:39 am tonight.

* 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 up
to one foot above ground is possible elsewhere.

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.

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.



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 3.0 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.4 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
25/03 PM 3.7 2.1 2.1 1.0 moderate
26/03 am 3.8 2.2 2.2 1.0 moderate
26/04 PM 3.6 2.0 1.9 1.0 moderate
27/04 am 3.1 1.5 1.5 1.0 minor
27/04 PM 2.8 1.2 1.1 1.0 none






Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Watch
Issued: 6:07 AM EDT Sep. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 6 am EDT
Wednesday...
... Coastal Flood Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning
through Wednesday afternoon...

* locations... shoreline in St. Marys County.

* Tidal departure... around 2 feet above normal.

* Timing... around the time of high tide. High tide at Point
Lookout is at 2:31 PM today and 2:32 am tonight. High tide at
Coltons Point is at 3:58 PM today and 4:15 am tonight. High tide
at Piney Point is at 3:22 PM today and 3:39 am tonight.

* 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 up
to one foot above ground is possible elsewhere.

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.

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.



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 3.0 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.4 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
25/03 PM 3.7 2.1 2.1 1.0 moderate
26/03 am 3.8 2.2 2.2 1.0 moderate
26/04 PM 3.6 2.0 1.9 1.0 moderate
27/04 am 3.1 1.5 1.5 1.0 minor
27/04 PM 2.8 1.2 1.1 1.0 none






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