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Virginia, Chesapeake

Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 11:02 AM EDT on May 06, 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: additional minor flooding is expected within a few hours on either
side of the high tide cycle this morning/early afternoon... and again late
this 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.

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 PM 3.9 2.2 1.7 1 minor
   07/01 am 3.9 2.8 1.1 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
   09/02 am 3.1 2.8 0.3 1 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/10 am 4.5 2.7 1.8 1 minor
   06/10 PM 4.6 3.3 1.3 1 minor
   07/10 am 3.7 2.8 0.9 1 none
   07/11 PM 3.9 3.3 0.6 1 none
   08/11 am 3.2 2.8 0.4 1 none
   09/12 am 3.6 3.2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/10 am 4.3 2.7 1.6 1 minor
   06/10 PM 4.4 3.3 1.1 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
   09/12 am 3.6 3.2 0.4 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/10 am 4.5 2.9 1.6 1 minor
   06/10 PM 4.6 3.5 1.1 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
   09/12 am 3.8 3.4 0.4 1 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/10 am 4.0 2.5 1.5 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
   08/11 PM 3.9 3.5 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/08 PM 5.5 4.6 0.9 3 minor
   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
   08/10 PM 4.8 4.5 0.3 2 none

Fort Monroe 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
   06/10 am 4.5 2.9 1.6 1 minor
   06/10 PM 4.6 3.5 1.1 1 minor
   07/10 am 3.7 2.9 0.8 1 none
   07/11 PM 4.1 3.5 0.6 1 minor
   08/11 am 3.3 2.9 0.4 1 none
   09/12 am 3.8 3.4 0.4 1 minor




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