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    • Coastal Flood Advisory

      Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until Monday, 7:00 AM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

    ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT MONDAY...

    * LOCATIONS...SENSITIVE COASTLINE ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER IN ST.
    MARY'S COUNTY, INCLUDING ST. GEORGE ISLAND.

    * TIDAL DEPARTURE...AROUND A FOOT ABOVE NORMAL.

    * TIMING...WITHIN A FEW HOURS OF HIGH TIDE DURING THE NEXT TWO
    TIDE CYCLES. HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES: POINT
    LOOKOUT...4:24 PM AND 4:47 AM, PINEY POINT...5:26 PM AND 5:37
    AM, COLTONS POINT...6:02 PM AND 6:13 AM.

    * IMPACTS...WATER IS EXPECTED TO GO OVER A PORTION OF THE
    BULKHEAD NEAR THE STRAITS POINT BRIDGE, AND ALSO COVER YARDS
    IN THE ST GEORGES CREEK AND ST MARYS RIVER AREAS. MINOR
    SHORELINE INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
    WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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    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 2.7 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
    MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.1 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
    -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
    28/05 PM 2.9 1.3 1.3 1.0 MINOR
    29/05 AM 3.2 1.6 1.4 1.0 MINOR
    29/06 PM 3.1 1.5 1.5 0.5 MINOR
    30/06 AM 3.2 1.6 1.5 0.5 MINOR
    30/07 PM 3.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 MINOR
    31/07 AM 2.9 1.3 1.3 0.5 MINOR

    Leonardtown, MD Radar