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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:20 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 8 am EDT
Thursday...

* location... areas along the upper James River.

* Timing... until 8 am EDT Thursday.

* Coastal flood impacts... up to one half foot of inundation
above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near
shorelines and tidal waterways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.


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

James River at Scotland/Jamestown VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.0 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/03 am 3.9 1.7 2.0 1 none
19/04 PM 4.4 2.2 2.1 1 minor
20/04 am 3.4 1.2 1.5 1 none
20/04 PM 3.5 1.3 1.2 1 none
21/04 am 2.7 0.5 0.9 1 none
21/05 PM 3.0 0.8 0.7 1 none

Sewells Point VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 3.7 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/01 am 4.6 1.8 2.1 4 minor
19/01 PM 4.7 1.9 1.8 3 minor
20/01 am 3.6 0.8 1.2 1-2 none
20/02 PM 3.6 0.8 0.8 1 none
21/02 am 2.7 -0.1 0.4 1 none
21/03 PM 3.2 0.4 0.4 1 none

Fort Monroe VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 3.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/01 am 4.5 1.7 1.9 4 minor
19/01 PM 4.5 1.7 1.6 3 minor
20/01 am 3.5 0.7 1.0 1-2 none
20/02 PM 3.6 0.8 0.7 1 none
21/02 am 2.8 0.0 0.4 1 none
21/03 PM 3.3 0.5 0.4 1 none





Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:20 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 8 am EDT
Thursday...

* location... areas along the upper James River.

* Timing... until 8 am EDT Thursday.

* Coastal flood impacts... up to one half foot of inundation
above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near
shorelines and tidal waterways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.


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

James River at Scotland/Jamestown VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.0 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/03 am 3.9 1.7 2.0 1 none
19/04 PM 4.4 2.2 2.1 1 minor
20/04 am 3.4 1.2 1.5 1 none
20/04 PM 3.5 1.3 1.2 1 none
21/04 am 2.7 0.5 0.9 1 none
21/05 PM 3.0 0.8 0.7 1 none

Sewells Point VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 3.7 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/01 am 4.6 1.8 2.1 4 minor
19/01 PM 4.7 1.9 1.8 3 minor
20/01 am 3.6 0.8 1.2 1-2 none
20/02 PM 3.6 0.8 0.8 1 none
21/02 am 2.7 -0.1 0.4 1 none
21/03 PM 3.2 0.4 0.4 1 none

Fort Monroe VA
MLLW categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 5.5 ft, major 6.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 3.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
19/01 am 4.5 1.7 1.9 4 minor
19/01 PM 4.5 1.7 1.6 3 minor
20/01 am 3.5 0.7 1.0 1-2 none
20/02 PM 3.6 0.8 0.7 1 none
21/02 am 2.8 0.0 0.4 1 none
21/03 PM 3.3 0.5 0.4 1 none