Coastal Flood Advisory
- Areas affected:
- St. Marys, MD
830 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018
…COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT
* LOCATIONS…Shoreline in St. Marys County.
* TIDAL DEPARTURE…Around 1 foot above normal.
* TIMING…Around the time of high tide. High tide at Point
Lookout is at 10:58 PM tonight. At Coltons Point is at 12:33
AM and at Piney Point is at 11:57 PM.
* 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.
A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.
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
——– ——— ——— ——— ——- ——–
25/11 PM 2.7 1.1 1.1 1.0 Minor
26/12 PM 2.5 0.9 0.9 1.0 None
27/12 AM 2.5 0.9 0.8 1.0 None
27/01 PM 2.4 0.8 0.8 1.0 None
28/01 AM 2.3 0.7 0.6 0.5 None