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Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 11:55 PM EDT on May 05, 2016

Expires 3:00 AM EDT on May 07, 2016


... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 3 am EDT Saturday...

* location: western shore of the Chesapeake Bay... including tidal
rivers from Southside Hampton Roads through the peninsulas.

* Timing: widespread minor flooding is expected with the high
tide cycle late this evening into early Friday morning. A few
locations may briefly approach moderate flood thresholds.
Continued minor flooding is expected within a few hours either
side of the high tide cycle Friday morning/early afternoon...
and again late Friday evening into early Saturday morning.

* 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 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.

Windmill Point VA
minor 3.0 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 4.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/11 PM 3.4 1.6 1.8 2-3 moderate
   06/12 PM 2.8 1.3 1.5 1-2 minor
   07/12 am 2.8 1.7 1.1 1 minor
   07/12 PM 2.2 1.3 0.9 1 none
   08/12 am 2.3 1.7 0.6 1 none
   08/01 PM 1.9 1.3 0.6 1-2 none

Mobjack Bay VA
minor 4.0 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 5.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/09 PM 5.0 3.3 1.7 3 moderate
   06/09 am 4.3 2.8 1.5 2 minor
   06/10 PM 4.3 3.3 1.0 1 minor
   07/10 am 3.6 2.8 0.8 1 none
   07/11 PM 3.9 3.3 0.6 1 none
   08/11 am 3.2 2.8 0.4 1 none

Yorktown 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/09 PM 5.0 3.2 1.8 3 moderate
   06/09 am 4.3 2.8 1.5 2 minor
   06/10 PM 4.3 3.3 1.0 1 minor
   07/10 am 3.6 2.8 0.8 1 none
   07/11 PM 3.9 3.3 0.6 1 none
   08/11 am 3.1 2.7 0.4 1-2 none

James River at Scotland/Jamestown VA
minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/12 am 4.5 2.7 1.8 1 moderate
   06/12 PM 3.7 2.2 1.5 1 minor
   07/01 am 3.8 2.8 1.0 1 minor
   07/01 PM 3.0 2.2 0.8 1 none
   08/01 am 3.2 2.8 0.4 1 none
   08/02 PM 2.4 2.1 0.3 1 none

Sewells Point VA
minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.5 ft

                total astro
   day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                 /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   05/09 PM 5.3 3.4 1.9 3 moderate
   06/10 am 4.3 2.9 1.4 1-2 minor
   06/10 PM 4.5 3.5 1.0 1 minor
   07/10 am 3.7 2.9 0.8 1 none
   07/11 PM 4.1 3.5 0.6 1 none
   08/11 am 3.3 2.9 0.4 1-2 none

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 2-3 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






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Arkansas - Flood Warning
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Delaware - Coastal Flood Warning
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
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Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
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Iowa - Flood Warning
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Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory
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South Carolina - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
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