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Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:18 PM EDT Sep. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT this
evening...
... Coastal Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday
evening...

* locations... shoreline in Saint Marys County.

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

* Timing... around the time of high tide. High tide is happening
now. The next high tides at Point Lookout are at 1:57 am tonight
and 2:31 PM Tuesday afternoon. The next high tides are Piney
Point are at 3:05 am and 3:22 PM Tuesday. The next high tide at
colton's point is at 3:41 am.

* Impacts... this afternoon, water is expected to go over a portion
of The Bulkhead near The Straits Point Bridge, and also cover
yards in the Saint George Creek and Saint mary's river areas.
Minor shoreline inundation up to one foot above ground is
possible elsewhere. Tonight into Tuesday, water may cover roads
on Saint George Island, be in yards, and approach structures. To
the east, inundation is expected at multiple marinas off Saint
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 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.

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.



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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/03 PM 3.2 1.6 1.6 1.0 minor
25/03 am 3.4 1.8 1.8 2.0 minor
25/03 PM 3.2 1.6 1.6 1.0 minor
26/03 am 3.2 1.6 1.6 1.0 minor
26/04 PM 3.1 1.5 1.4 1.0 minor
27/04 am 2.7 1.1 1.1 1.0 none



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Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:18 PM EDT Sep. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT this
evening...
... Coastal Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday
evening...

* locations... shoreline in Saint Marys County.

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

* Timing... around the time of high tide. High tide is happening
now. The next high tides at Point Lookout are at 1:57 am tonight
and 2:31 PM Tuesday afternoon. The next high tides are Piney
Point are at 3:05 am and 3:22 PM Tuesday. The next high tide at
colton's point is at 3:41 am.

* Impacts... this afternoon, water is expected to go over a portion
of The Bulkhead near The Straits Point Bridge, and also cover
yards in the Saint George Creek and Saint mary's river areas.
Minor shoreline inundation up to one foot above ground is
possible elsewhere. Tonight into Tuesday, water may cover roads
on Saint George Island, be in yards, and approach structures. To
the east, inundation is expected at multiple marinas off Saint
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 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.

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.



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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/03 PM 3.2 1.6 1.6 1.0 minor
25/03 am 3.4 1.8 1.8 2.0 minor
25/03 PM 3.2 1.6 1.6 1.0 minor
26/03 am 3.2 1.6 1.6 1.0 minor
26/04 PM 3.1 1.5 1.4 1.0 minor
27/04 am 2.7 1.1 1.1 1.0 none



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