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Coastal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 1:14 PM EDT on September 05, 2015

... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 5 PM EDT this
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal
Flood Advisory... which is in effect until 5 PM EDT this
afternoon.

* Location... Chesapeake Bay coastal areas of Northampton County
Virginia and the Hampton Roads area.

* Coastal flooding... water levels cresting just above 4.5 feet
will cause minor coastal flooding to occur late this afternoon
into early this evening.

* Timing... 2 hours either side of high tide which will occur
between 300 PM and 400 PM this afternoon.

* Impacts... inundation of water in and near low-lying coastal
areas could lead to Road closures and flooding of property.


All tide heights are referenced to mean lower low water. Time
of high total tide is approximate to nearest hour. Total tide
combines astro tide and surge. Flood category based on total
tide.

Kiptopeke VA
minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, severe 5.5 ft

                 total astro
    day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                  /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
   ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    05/03 PM 4.5 3.1 1.4 4 minor
    06/04 am 3.9 2.6 1.3 2 none
    06/04 PM 4.2 3.1 1.1 2 none
    07/05 am 3.4 2.6 0.8 1 none
    07/06 PM 3.6 3.0 0.6 1 none
    08/06 am 3.1 2.6 0.5 1 none

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

                 total astro
    day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                  /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
   ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    05/04 PM 4.7 3.0 1.7 4 minor
    06/04 am 3.8 2.5 1.3 2 none
    06/05 PM 3.9 2.9 1.0 2 none
    07/05 am 3.3 2.5 0.8 1 none
    07/06 PM 3.6 2.9 0.7 1 none
    08/06 am 3.0 2.5 0.5 1 none

Yorktown VA
minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, severe 5.5 ft

                 total astro
    day/time tide tide surge waves flood
                  /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ category
   ---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
    05/04 PM 4.5 2.9 1.6 4 minor
    06/04 am 3.7 2.4 1.3 2 none
    06/05 PM 3.9 2.8 1.1 1-2 none
    07/05 am 3.2 2.4 0.8 1 none
    07/06 PM 3.5 2.8 0.7 1 none
    08/06 am 2.9 2.4 0.5 1 none


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.





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