Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Isle of Wight
  • City of Suffolk

VAC093-175-620-800-082321-
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/FKNV2.1.ER.160206T0030Z.160207T1045Z.160210T0600Z.NO/
621 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Blackwater River Above Franklin
* until Wednesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 05:45 AM Monday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 10.8 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early Wednesday morning.
* At 11.8 feet...A portion of State Route 611 in Southampton County,
Joyners Bridge Road, is innundated. A portion of State Route 619,
in Isle of Wight County, is flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3673 7698 3686 7692 3689 7685 3686 7680
3670 7687 3661 7685 3661 7700

$$

Coastal Flood Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Isle of Wight
  • City of Norfolk
  • City of Chesapeake
  • City of Norfolk
  • City of Portsmouth
  • City of Suffolk

VAZ093-095>097-081700-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.S.0003.160208T1021Z-160208T1700Z/
ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-
521 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WATER LEVELS MAY APPROACH MINOR FLOODING THIS MORNING...

* LOCATION: SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND THE JAMES RIVER.

* TIMING: WATERS LEVELS MAY APPROACH MINOR FLOODING WITHIN A FEW HOURS
EITHER SIDE OF THE UPCOMING HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS: SOME INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING AREAS COULD
LEAD TO VERY MINOR FLOODING OF ROADS OR PROPERTY.

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

SEWELLS POINT VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/09 AM 4.4 2.9 1.5 2-4 MINOR
08/09 PM 3.9 2.6 1.3 1 NONE
09/10 AM 3.9 3.0 0.9 1-2 NONE
09/10 PM 3.1 2.7 0.4 2-3 NONE
10/11 AM 3.1 2.9 0.2 2 NONE
10/11 PM 2.8 2.8 0.0 2-3 NONE

$$

High Surf Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Accomack
  • Northampton

MDZ025-VAZ099-100-081700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160208T1700Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T1700Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
521 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* LOCATION: OCEAN CITY MARYLAND SOUTH TO NORTHAMPTON COUNTY VIRGINIA.

* TIMING: MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE
UPCOMING HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS MORNING.

* WAVES: NEARSHORE SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND 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.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 4.3 2.8 1.5 8 MINOR
08/08 PM 3.8 2.4 1.4 6-7 MINOR
09/08 AM 4.1 2.9 1.2 5 MINOR
09/09 PM 3.1 2.5 0.6 4 NONE
10/09 AM 3.0 2.8 0.2 3-4 NONE
10/10 PM 2.8 2.5 0.3 3 NONE

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 4.6 2.8 1.8 7 MINOR
08/08 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 4-5 MINOR
09/08 AM 4.3 2.8 1.5 3 MINOR
09/09 PM 3.2 2.5 0.7 3 NONE
10/09 AM 3.2 2.8 0.4 3 NONE
10/10 PM 3.0 2.6 0.4 3 NONE

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 6.7 4.8 1.9 7 MINOR
08/09 PM 5.9 4.3 1.6 3-4 NONE
09/09 AM 6.2 4.8 1.4 3 NONE
09/09 PM 5.0 4.4 0.6 3 NONE
10/10 AM 5.1 4.8 0.3 3 NONE
10/10 PM 4.9 4.5 0.4 3 NONE

OYSTER VA
MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 7.3 5.8 1.5 2 MINOR
08/08 PM 6.0 4.7 1.3 1 NONE
09/09 AM 6.7 5.9 0.8 1 NONE
09/09 PM 5.4 5.0 0.4 1 NONE
10/10 AM 6.0 5.8 0.2 1 NONE
10/10 PM 5.1 5.1 0.0 1 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Accomack
  • Northampton

MDZ025-VAZ099-100-081700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160208T1700Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T1700Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
521 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* LOCATION: OCEAN CITY MARYLAND SOUTH TO NORTHAMPTON COUNTY VIRGINIA.

* TIMING: MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE
UPCOMING HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS MORNING.

* WAVES: NEARSHORE SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND 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.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 4.3 2.8 1.5 8 MINOR
08/08 PM 3.8 2.4 1.4 6-7 MINOR
09/08 AM 4.1 2.9 1.2 5 MINOR
09/09 PM 3.1 2.5 0.6 4 NONE
10/09 AM 3.0 2.8 0.2 3-4 NONE
10/10 PM 2.8 2.5 0.3 3 NONE

CHINCOTEAGUE INLET VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 4.6 2.8 1.8 7 MINOR
08/08 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 4-5 MINOR
09/08 AM 4.3 2.8 1.5 3 MINOR
09/09 PM 3.2 2.5 0.7 3 NONE
10/09 AM 3.2 2.8 0.4 3 NONE
10/10 PM 3.0 2.6 0.4 3 NONE

WACHAPREAGUE VA
MINOR 6.5 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 6.7 4.8 1.9 7 MINOR
08/09 PM 5.9 4.3 1.6 3-4 NONE
09/09 AM 6.2 4.8 1.4 3 NONE
09/09 PM 5.0 4.4 0.6 3 NONE
10/10 AM 5.1 4.8 0.3 3 NONE
10/10 PM 4.9 4.5 0.4 3 NONE

OYSTER VA
MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 7.3 5.8 1.5 2 MINOR
08/08 PM 6.0 4.7 1.3 1 NONE
09/09 AM 6.7 5.9 0.8 1 NONE
09/09 PM 5.4 5.0 0.4 1 NONE
10/10 AM 6.0 5.8 0.2 1 NONE
10/10 PM 5.1 5.1 0.0 1 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Currituck
  • Currituck
  • Currituck
  • City of Virginia Beach

NCZ102-VAZ098-081700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160208T1700Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T1700Z/
OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
521 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* LOCATION: SANDBRIDGE BEACH SOUTH INTO OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK.

* TIMING: MINOR TO POSSIBLY MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS
EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS MORNING.

* WAVES: NEARSHORE SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 4.6 3.0 1.6 4-6 NONE
08/08 PM 4.0 2.6 1.4 2 NONE
09/09 AM 4.0 3.1 0.9 2-3 NONE
09/09 PM 3.3 2.8 0.5 3 NONE
10/09 AM 3.4 3.0 0.4 3 NONE
10/10 PM 2.9 2.8 0.1 3 NONE

DUCK NC
MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/07 AM 5.9 4.0 1.9 10-12 MINOR
08/07 PM 5.0 3.4 1.6 6-7 MINOR
09/08 AM 5.2 4.1 1.1 4 NONE
09/08 PM 4.1 3.6 0.5 4 NONE
10/09 AM 4.3 4.0 0.3 3 NONE
10/09 PM 3.9 3.7 0.2 3 NONE

$$

High Surf Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Currituck
  • Currituck
  • Currituck
  • City of Virginia Beach

NCZ102-VAZ098-081700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160208T1700Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T1700Z/
OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
521 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* LOCATION: SANDBRIDGE BEACH SOUTH INTO OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK.

* TIMING: MINOR TO POSSIBLY MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW HOURS
EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS MORNING.

* WAVES: NEARSHORE SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/08 AM 4.6 3.0 1.6 4-6 NONE
08/08 PM 4.0 2.6 1.4 2 NONE
09/09 AM 4.0 3.1 0.9 2-3 NONE
09/09 PM 3.3 2.8 0.5 3 NONE
10/09 AM 3.4 3.0 0.4 3 NONE
10/10 PM 2.9 2.8 0.1 3 NONE

DUCK NC
MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
08/07 AM 5.9 4.0 1.9 10-12 MINOR
08/07 PM 5.0 3.4 1.6 6-7 MINOR
09/08 AM 5.2 4.1 1.1 4 NONE
09/08 PM 4.1 3.6 0.5 4 NONE
10/09 AM 4.3 4.0 0.3 3 NONE
10/09 PM 3.9 3.7 0.2 3 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

NCZ103-104-082100-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T2100Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
451 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND FROM THE
VICINITY OF COLLINGTON HARBOR SOUTH THROUGH OCRACOKE. OCEAN
SIDE LOCATIONS NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...SIGNIFICANT WATER LEVEL RISES OF 2 TO 4 FEET
ABOVE NORMAL FOR SOUND SIDE LOCATIONS. FOR THE BEACHES WATER
LEVEL RISES WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL IN A COMBINATION
OF STORM SURGE AND WAVE RUN-UP...ESPECIALLY FROM CAPE HATTERAS
NORTH. THERE WILL ALSO BE LARGE BATTERING WAVES RESULTING IN
SIGNIFICANT EROSION WITH OVERWASH AND INUNDATION EXPECTED.

* TIMING...THROUGH TODAY. IMPACTS ON THE OCEAN SIDE SHOULD PEAK
WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE AROUND 6 AM TO 8 AM THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT EROSION...OCEAN OVERWASH...AND INUNDATION
ALONG THE OUTER BANKS NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS. VULNERABLE
STRUCTURES IN THE SURF ZONE COULD SUSTAIN DAMAGE FROM THE LARGE
BREAKING WAVES. HIGHWAY 12 MAY BE IMPASSABLE IN TYPICALLY PRONE
LOCATIONS FROM BOTH OCEAN AND SOUND SIDE FLOODING EARLY THIS
MORNING. SOUND SIDE FLOODING COULD ALSO IMPACT ROADS AND
PROPERTIES ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND AND ITS TIDAL CREEKS.
PORTIONS OF BUXTON...FRISCO...HATTERAS VILLAGE...AND OCRACOKE
VILLAGE COULD SEE 1 TO 3 FEET OF INUNDATION ABOVE GROUND IN
SPOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

&&

$$