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Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 4:44 PM EDT on April 25, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 26, 2017


... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to 2 am EDT
Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal flood advisory,
which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Wednesday.

* Location: portions of southeast Virginia along the James River.

* Timing: within a few hours either side of high tide tonight.

* Coastal flood impacts: shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the Waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low threat of
property damage. Expect around one foot of inundation in low lying,
vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots,
Parks and lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.

James River at Scotland/Jamestown VA
MLLW categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.3 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
26/12 am 3.9 1.7 1.2 1 minor
26/12 PM 3.0 0.8 0.8 1 none
27/01 am 3.5 1.3 0.7 1 minor
27/01 PM 2.7 0.5 0.5 1 none
28/02 am 3.2 1.0 0.4 1 none
28/02 PM 2.5 0.3 0.3 1 none

Sewells Point VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 3.7 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
25/09 PM 4.4 1.6 1.2 1 none
26/10 am 3.5 0.7 0.7 1 none
26/10 PM 3.9 1.1 0.6 1 none
27/10 am 3.2 0.4 0.4 1 none
27/11 PM 3.5 0.7 0.2 1-2 none
28/11 am 3.0 0.2 0.2 1 none

Chesapeake Bay bridge Tunnel VA
MLLW categories - minor 5.0 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.1 ft, moderate 2.6 ft, major 3.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
25/08 PM 4.3 1.4 0.9 2 none
26/09 am 3.7 0.8 0.7 2 none
26/09 PM 4.1 1.2 0.6 2 none
27/10 am 3.4 0.5 0.4 2 none
27/10 PM 3.8 0.9 0.3 2 none
28/10 am 3.1 0.2 0.2 2 none




Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 4:44 PM EDT on April 25, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 26, 2017


... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to 2 am EDT
Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal flood advisory,
which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Wednesday.

* Location: portions of southeast Virginia along the James River.

* Timing: within a few hours either side of high tide tonight.

* Coastal flood impacts: shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the Waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low threat of
property damage. Expect around one foot of inundation in low lying,
vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots,
Parks and lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.

James River at Scotland/Jamestown VA
MLLW categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.3 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
26/12 am 3.9 1.7 1.2 1 minor
26/12 PM 3.0 0.8 0.8 1 none
27/01 am 3.5 1.3 0.7 1 minor
27/01 PM 2.7 0.5 0.5 1 none
28/02 am 3.2 1.0 0.4 1 none
28/02 PM 2.5 0.3 0.3 1 none

Sewells Point VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 3.7 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
25/09 PM 4.4 1.6 1.2 1 none
26/10 am 3.5 0.7 0.7 1 none
26/10 PM 3.9 1.1 0.6 1 none
27/10 am 3.2 0.4 0.4 1 none
27/11 PM 3.5 0.7 0.2 1-2 none
28/11 am 3.0 0.2 0.2 1 none

Chesapeake Bay bridge Tunnel VA
MLLW categories - minor 5.0 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.1 ft, moderate 2.6 ft, major 3.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
25/08 PM 4.3 1.4 0.9 2 none
26/09 am 3.7 0.8 0.7 2 none
26/09 PM 4.1 1.2 0.6 2 none
27/10 am 3.4 0.5 0.4 2 none
27/10 PM 3.8 0.9 0.3 2 none
28/10 am 3.1 0.2 0.2 2 none




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Lake Wind Advisory
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Ice Storm Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Statement , Hydrologic Statement , High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico -
Rhode Island - Coastal Flood Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement

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