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    • Coastal Flood Advisory

      Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 5:00 AM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service


    * LOCATIONS...The tidal Delaware River downstream from the
    Commodore Barry Bridge area, and the extreme upper part of
    Delaware Bay.

    * COASTAL FLOODING...Minor flooding is possible with the high
    tides this afternoon and tonight.

    * TIMING...Flooding may occur for a few hours around the time of
    high tide. High tide at Reedy Point, Delaware occurs at 2:55 AM

    * SURGE...Around 1.5 feet tonight.

    * WAVES...Around 2 to 4 feet on upper Delaware Bay tonight.

    * IMPACTS...Roadways flooding is expected. Some roads may be
    closed due to high water.


    A Coastal Flood Advisory means that minor tidal flooding is
    expected. Minor tidal flooding often results in some road
    closures. Usually, the most vulnerable roads will flood.

    Do not leave your vehicle at a location that is prone to tidal
    flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The
    water may be deeper than you think it is. You will be putting
    yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged, leading to
    costly repairs.

    Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at
    water.weather.gov/ahps for additional water level and flood
    impact information for your local tide gauge.


    Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

    Reedy Point DE
    MLLW Categories - Minor 7.2 FT, Moderate 8.2 FT, Major 9.2 FT
    MHHW Categories - Minor 1.4 FT, Moderate 2.4 FT, Major 3.4 FT

    Total Total Departure
    Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Flood
    ft MLLW ft MHHW ft Impact
    -------- --------- --------- --------- --------
    21/03 PM 6.7 0.9 1.1 None
    22/03 AM 7.3 1.5 1.3 Minor
    22/04 PM 6.0 0.2 0.6 None
    23/04 AM 5.8 -0.0 -0.2 None
    23/05 PM 4.7 -1.1 -0.5 None
    24/05 AM 5.3 -0.5 -0.5 None


    Mermaid Run, DE Radar