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Gale Warning
Issued: 2:33 AM Oct. 1, 2022 – National Weather Service
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...East winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and waves
3 to 6 ft.

* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA
and Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA.

* WHEN...Until 4 AM EDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

Flood Watch
Issued: 7:12 PM Sep. 30, 2022 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...Portions of eastern Virginia and southeast Virginia,
including the following counties, in eastern Virginia,
Northampton. In southeast Virginia, Accomack.

* WHEN...Through Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- Tropical Cyclone Ian made a second landfall in South Carolina
today and will track northwest across the Carolinas tonight.
Several rounds of moderate to heavy rain are likely in the
watch area today through tonight before the heaviest rain
pushes offshore Saturday morning. On average, 2 to 4 inches
of rain are expected, with localized amounts of 4 to 6 inches
possible. Despite the dry antecedent conditions, this will
likely be enough to result in a few instances of flooding,
especially in urban and flood prone areas.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

&&

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 1:23 AM Oct. 1, 2022 – National Weather Service
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT
SATURDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 7
to 11 feet in the surf zone. For the Coastal Flood Advisory,
up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in
low- lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the
Beach Hazards Statement, a high risk for rip currents.

* WHERE...Accomack County.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 4 AM EDT
Saturday. For the High Surf Advisory, until 6 AM EDT Saturday.
For the Beach Hazards Statement, through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low
threat of property damage. Expect up to one foot of water
above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads
and low lying property including parking lots, parks and lawns
near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding.
Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and localized beach
erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.

&&

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

SAXIS VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/04 AM     3.5        1.0        1.2       1-2      NONE
01/05 PM     4.4        1.9        1.5        1       NONE
02/05 AM     2.9        0.4        0.7        1       NONE
02/05 PM     3.1        0.6        0.4       2-3      NONE
03/06 AM     2.6        0.1        0.4       1-3      NONE
03/07 PM     3.3        0.8        0.6        1       NONE

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.0 FT, MODERATE 1.5 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/02 AM     3.5        1.5        2.0       3-5    MODERATE
01/03 PM     3.4        1.4        1.4        2      MINOR
02/03 AM     2.4        0.4        0.9       1-2      NONE
02/04 PM     2.9        0.9        1.0       3-4      NONE
03/05 AM     3.0        1.0        1.6       4-5     MINOR
03/05 PM     3.6        1.6        1.7       4-5    MODERATE

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.2 FT, MAJOR 3.2 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/12 AM     4.0        1.2        1.6        7       NONE
01/01 PM     4.0        1.2        0.8        1       NONE
02/01 AM     2.6       -0.2        0.3        1       NONE
02/02 PM     3.6        0.8        0.5        1       NONE
03/03 AM     3.7        0.9        1.6        2       NONE
03/03 PM     4.9        2.1        1.9        2      MINOR

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 3.5 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/01 AM     7.0        2.5        3.0        1      MINOR
01/01 PM     6.3        1.8        1.5        1       NONE
02/01 AM     4.9        0.4        1.1        1       NONE
02/03 PM     5.8        1.3        1.0        1       NONE
03/03 AM     5.8        1.3        2.0        1       NONE
03/04 PM     7.4        2.9        2.7        1      MINOR

&&

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 1:23 AM Oct. 1, 2022 – National Weather Service
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT
SATURDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 7
to 11 feet in the surf zone. For the Coastal Flood Advisory,
up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in
low- lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the
Beach Hazards Statement, a high risk for rip currents.

* WHERE...Accomack County.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 4 AM EDT
Saturday. For the High Surf Advisory, until 6 AM EDT Saturday.
For the Beach Hazards Statement, through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low
threat of property damage. Expect up to one foot of water
above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads
and low lying property including parking lots, parks and lawns
near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding.
Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and localized beach
erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.

&&

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

SAXIS VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/04 AM     3.5        1.0        1.2       1-2      NONE
01/05 PM     4.4        1.9        1.5        1       NONE
02/05 AM     2.9        0.4        0.7        1       NONE
02/05 PM     3.1        0.6        0.4       2-3      NONE
03/06 AM     2.6        0.1        0.4       1-3      NONE
03/07 PM     3.3        0.8        0.6        1       NONE

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.0 FT, MODERATE 1.5 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/02 AM     3.5        1.5        2.0       3-5    MODERATE
01/03 PM     3.4        1.4        1.4        2      MINOR
02/03 AM     2.4        0.4        0.9       1-2      NONE
02/04 PM     2.9        0.9        1.0       3-4      NONE
03/05 AM     3.0        1.0        1.6       4-5     MINOR
03/05 PM     3.6        1.6        1.7       4-5    MODERATE

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.2 FT, MAJOR 3.2 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/12 AM     4.0        1.2        1.6        7       NONE
01/01 PM     4.0        1.2        0.8        1       NONE
02/01 AM     2.6       -0.2        0.3        1       NONE
02/02 PM     3.6        0.8        0.5        1       NONE
03/03 AM     3.7        0.9        1.6        2       NONE
03/03 PM     4.9        2.1        1.9        2      MINOR

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 3.5 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/01 AM     7.0        2.5        3.0        1      MINOR
01/01 PM     6.3        1.8        1.5        1       NONE
02/01 AM     4.9        0.4        1.1        1       NONE
02/03 PM     5.8        1.3        1.0        1       NONE
03/03 AM     5.8        1.3        2.0        1       NONE
03/04 PM     7.4        2.9        2.7        1      MINOR

&&

Wind Advisory
Issued: 11:45 PM Sep. 30, 2022 – National Weather Service
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* WHERE...In Maryland, the Maryland Beaches. In Virginia,
Northumberland, Lancaster, Gloucester, Middlesex, Mathews and
Accomack Counties.

* WHEN...Until 4 AM EDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:23 AM Oct. 1, 2022 – National Weather Service
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT
SATURDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 7
to 11 feet in the surf zone. For the Coastal Flood Advisory,
up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in
low- lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the
Beach Hazards Statement, a high risk for rip currents.

* WHERE...Accomack County.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 4 AM EDT
Saturday. For the High Surf Advisory, until 6 AM EDT Saturday.
For the Beach Hazards Statement, through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low
threat of property damage. Expect up to one foot of water
above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads
and low lying property including parking lots, parks and lawns
near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding.
Dangerous swimming and surfing conditions and localized beach
erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.

&&

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

SAXIS VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/04 AM     3.5        1.0        1.2       1-2      NONE
01/05 PM     4.4        1.9        1.5        1       NONE
02/05 AM     2.9        0.4        0.7        1       NONE
02/05 PM     3.1        0.6        0.4       2-3      NONE
03/06 AM     2.6        0.1        0.4       1-3      NONE
03/07 PM     3.3        0.8        0.6        1       NONE

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.0 FT, MODERATE 1.5 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/02 AM     3.5        1.5        2.0       3-5    MODERATE
01/03 PM     3.4        1.4        1.4        2      MINOR
02/03 AM     2.4        0.4        0.9       1-2      NONE
02/04 PM     2.9        0.9        1.0       3-4      NONE
03/05 AM     3.0        1.0        1.6       4-5     MINOR
03/05 PM     3.6        1.6        1.7       4-5    MODERATE

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.2 FT, MAJOR 3.2 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/12 AM     4.0        1.2        1.6        7       NONE
01/01 PM     4.0        1.2        0.8        1       NONE
02/01 AM     2.6       -0.2        0.3        1       NONE
02/02 PM     3.6        0.8        0.5        1       NONE
03/03 AM     3.7        0.9        1.6        2       NONE
03/03 PM     4.9        2.1        1.9        2      MINOR

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.0 FT, MODERATE 3.0 FT, MAJOR 3.5 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
01/01 AM     7.0        2.5        3.0        1      MINOR
01/01 PM     6.3        1.8        1.5        1       NONE
02/01 AM     4.9        0.4        1.1        1       NONE
02/03 PM     5.8        1.3        1.0        1       NONE
03/03 AM     5.8        1.3        2.0        1       NONE
03/04 PM     7.4        2.9        2.7        1      MINOR

&&

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