Weather Alerts

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Accomack
  • Northampton

Maryland Beaches-Accomack-Northampton-
Including the cities of Ocean City, Chincoteague, Wallops Island,
Melfa, Exmore, Cape Charles, Cheapside, Fishermans Island,
Kiptopeke, Kiptopeke State Park, and Plantation
329 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* AREAS AFFECTED: Portions of the Lower Eastern Shore near the
Atlantic coast.

* WINDS: East 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING: Tuesday morning through midday.

* IMPACTS: Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use caution
until the winds subside.

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High Surf Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Accomack
  • Northampton

MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...
...WATER LEVELS WILL APPROACH MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION: MARYLAND AND THE LOWER VIRGINIA EASTERN SHORE BEACHES.

* TIMING: HIGH SURF EXPECTED TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. SHALLOW
FLOODING POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS: SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST VULNERABLE
LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS: BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION WITH ONLY
MINOR DAMAGE POSSIBLE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK: LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 9 FEET WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS. DO NOT ENTER OR APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE RISK
OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

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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
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/07 PM 3.6 1.1 1.1 5-6 NONE
25/08 AM 3.8 1.3 1.3 6 NONE
25/08 PM 4.1 1.6 1.4 5 MINOR
26/08 AM 3.5 1.0 1.0 2-3 NONE
26/09 PM 3.7 1.2 0.8 2 NONE
27/09 AM 3.1 0.6 0.6 2 NONE

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/07 PM 4.2 1.4 1.1 1 NONE
25/08 AM 3.8 1.0 0.9 1 NONE
25/08 PM 4.1 1.3 0.8 1 NONE
26/08 AM 3.4 0.6 0.5 1 NONE
26/09 PM 3.9 1.1 0.4 1 NONE
27/09 AM 3.2 0.4 0.3 1 NONE

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 6.4 1.9 1.5 1 NONE
25/08 AM 5.9 1.4 1.4 1 NONE
25/09 PM 6.5 2.0 1.3 1 MINOR
26/09 AM 5.5 1.0 0.9 1 NONE
26/09 PM 5.9 1.4 0.6 1 NONE
27/10 AM 5.0 0.5 0.5 1 NONE

OYSTER VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - N/A

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 7.0 N/A 1.4 1 MINOR
25/08 AM 7.0 N/A 1.7 2 MINOR
25/09 PM 7.0 N/A 1.0 1 MINOR
26/09 AM 5.9 N/A 0.6 1 NONE
26/09 PM 6.8 N/A 0.5 1 NONE
27/10 AM 5.6 N/A 0.4 1 NONE

KIPTOPEKE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 4.1 1.1 0.9 3 NONE
25/08 AM 4.4 1.4 1.4 4 NONE
25/09 PM 4.4 1.4 1.0 2 NONE
26/09 AM 3.7 0.7 0.7 1 NONE
26/09 PM 4.0 1.0 0.5 1 NONE
27/10 AM 3.4 0.4 0.4 1 NONE

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High Surf Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Currituck
  • City of Virginia Beach

EASTERN CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 11 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* LOCATION: VIRGINIA BEACH AND OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK.

* TIMING: LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY MORNING.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS: BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION WITH ONLY
MINOR DAMAGE POSSIBLE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK: LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 9 FEET WILL RESULT
IN DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS. DO NOT ENTER OR APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE
RISK OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Currituck
  • City of Virginia Beach

Western Currituck-Eastern Currituck-Virginia Beach-
Including the city of Corolla
329 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* AREAS AFFECTED: Virginia Beach, VA and Currituck, NC.

* WINDS: East 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING: Late tonight into early Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS: Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use caution
until the winds subside.

&&

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Coastal Flood Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Northumberland

WESTMORELAND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...WATER LEVELS WILL APPROACH MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS TONIGHT...

* LOCATION: NORTHERN NECK.

* TIMING: AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS: SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST VULNERABLE
LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.

&&

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.

LEWISETTA VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
25/01 AM 2.9 1.4 1.2 2 NONE
25/01 PM 3.1 1.6 1.6 2-3 MINOR
26/01 AM 2.9 1.4 1.2 1-2 NONE
26/02 PM 2.4 0.9 0.9 1 NONE
27/03 AM 2.5 1.0 0.7 1 NONE

WINDMILL POINT VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.6 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/10 PM 2.8 1.4 1.4 2-3 NONE
25/11 AM 3.0 1.6 1.7 2-4 MINOR
25/11 PM 2.8 1.4 1.3 1-2 NONE
26/11 AM 2.2 0.8 1.0 1 NONE
26/11 PM 2.2 0.8 0.7 1 NONE
27/12 PM 1.8 0.4 0.6 1 NONE

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Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
Including the cities of Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo, Rodanthe,
Buxton, Hatteras Village, and Ocracoke
314 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...East 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...late this evening and tonight.

* IMPACTS...Secure any loose items such as patio furniture and
any small objects that may become projectiles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph or
gusts in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

&&

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Coastal Flood Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Gloucester
  • City of Williamsburg
  • Mathews
  • Middlesex
  • York
  • City of Hampton
  • City of Newport News

GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-JAMES CITY-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS-HAMPTON/POQUOSON-
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...WATER LEVELS WILL APPROACH MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION: PENINSULA AND MIDDLE PENINSULA.

* TIMING: AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS: SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST VULNERABLE
LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.

&&

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.

WINDMILL POINT VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.6 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/10 PM 2.8 1.4 1.4 2-3 NONE
25/11 AM 3.0 1.6 1.7 2-4 MINOR
25/11 PM 2.8 1.4 1.3 1-2 NONE
26/11 AM 2.2 0.8 1.0 1 NONE
26/11 PM 2.2 0.8 0.7 1 NONE
27/12 PM 1.8 0.4 0.6 1 NONE

MOBJACK BAY VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.3 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 4.3 1.6 1.2 2 MINOR
25/09 AM 4.6 1.9 1.8 3-4 MINOR
25/09 PM 4.4 1.7 1.1 2 MINOR
26/10 AM 3.6 0.9 0.7 1 NONE
26/10 PM 4.0 1.3 0.6 1 MINOR
27/10 AM 3.3 0.6 0.4 1 NONE

YORKTOWN VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.9 FT, MODERATE 2.4 FT, MAJOR 2.9 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/09 PM 4.2 1.6 1.4 1 NONE
25/09 AM 4.6 2.0 2.0 2 MINOR
25/09 PM 4.3 1.7 1.3 1 NONE
26/10 AM 3.7 1.1 1.0 1 NONE
26/10 PM 3.8 1.2 0.7 1 NONE
27/11 AM 3.3 0.7 0.6 1 NONE

FORT MONROE 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 4.5 1.7 1.4 3 MINOR
25/09 AM 4.9 2.1 2.0 3-4 MINOR
25/09 PM 4.4 1.6 1.1 1 NONE
26/10 AM 3.7 0.9 0.8 1 NONE
26/10 PM 4.0 1.2 0.6 1 NONE
27/11 AM 3.4 0.6 0.5 1 NONE

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Coastal Flood Statement

The following areas are affected:

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

SURRY-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...WATER LEVELS WILL APPROACH MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS TONIGHT...

* LOCATION: AREAS ALONG THE JAMES RIVER AND SOUTHERN BAY FROM SURRY COUNTY TO
NORFOLK.

* TIMING: AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS: SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST VULNERABLE
LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.

&&

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.

JAMES RIVER AT SCOTLAND/JAMESTOWN VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.3 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/11 PM 3.9 1.7 1.4 1 MINOR
25/12 PM 4.4 2.2 2.2 1 MINOR
26/12 AM 4.0 1.8 1.3 1 MINOR
26/12 PM 3.0 0.8 0.8 1 NONE
27/01 AM 3.5 1.3 0.7 1 MINOR
27/01 PM 2.7 0.5 0.5 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 4.2 1.4 1.2 2 NONE
25/09 AM 4.7 1.9 1.9 3-4 MINOR
25/09 PM 4.4 1.6 1.2 1 NONE
26/10 AM 3.7 0.9 0.9 1 NONE
26/10 PM 3.9 1.1 0.6 1 NONE
27/10 AM 3.3 0.5 0.5 1 NONE

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.1 FT, MODERATE 2.6 FT, MAJOR 3.1 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 4.5 1.6 1.3 4 NONE
25/08 AM 4.6 1.7 1.7 5 NONE
25/08 PM 4.5 1.6 1.1 3 NONE
26/09 AM 3.8 0.9 0.8 2 NONE
26/09 PM 4.1 1.2 0.6 2 NONE
27/10 AM 3.5 0.6 0.5 2 NONE

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Coastal Flood Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Accomack
  • Northampton

MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
505 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...
...WATER LEVELS WILL APPROACH MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION: MARYLAND AND THE LOWER VIRGINIA EASTERN SHORE BEACHES.

* TIMING: HIGH SURF EXPECTED TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. SHALLOW
FLOODING POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS: SHALLOW FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST VULNERABLE
LOCATIONS NEAR THE WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS: BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION WITH ONLY
MINOR DAMAGE POSSIBLE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK: LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 9 FEET WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS. DO NOT ENTER OR APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE RISK
OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

&&

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
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/07 PM 3.6 1.1 1.1 5-6 NONE
25/08 AM 3.8 1.3 1.3 6 NONE
25/08 PM 4.1 1.6 1.4 5 MINOR
26/08 AM 3.5 1.0 1.0 2-3 NONE
26/09 PM 3.7 1.2 0.8 2 NONE
27/09 AM 3.1 0.6 0.6 2 NONE

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/07 PM 4.2 1.4 1.1 1 NONE
25/08 AM 3.8 1.0 0.9 1 NONE
25/08 PM 4.1 1.3 0.8 1 NONE
26/08 AM 3.4 0.6 0.5 1 NONE
26/09 PM 3.9 1.1 0.4 1 NONE
27/09 AM 3.2 0.4 0.3 1 NONE

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 6.4 1.9 1.5 1 NONE
25/08 AM 5.9 1.4 1.4 1 NONE
25/09 PM 6.5 2.0 1.3 1 MINOR
26/09 AM 5.5 1.0 0.9 1 NONE
26/09 PM 5.9 1.4 0.6 1 NONE
27/10 AM 5.0 0.5 0.5 1 NONE

OYSTER VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - N/A

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 7.0 N/A 1.4 1 MINOR
25/08 AM 7.0 N/A 1.7 2 MINOR
25/09 PM 7.0 N/A 1.0 1 MINOR
26/09 AM 5.9 N/A 0.6 1 NONE
26/09 PM 6.8 N/A 0.5 1 NONE
27/10 AM 5.6 N/A 0.4 1 NONE

KIPTOPEKE VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL TOTAL DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE FROM NORM WAVES FLOOD
FT MLLW FT MHHW FT FT IMPACT
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------
24/08 PM 4.1 1.1 0.9 3 NONE
25/08 AM 4.4 1.4 1.4 4 NONE
25/09 PM 4.4 1.4 1.0 2 NONE
26/09 AM 3.7 0.7 0.7 1 NONE
26/09 PM 4.0 1.0 0.5 1 NONE
27/10 AM 3.4 0.4 0.4 1 NONE

$$

High Surf Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
342 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* HAZARDS...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...ALL BEACHES BUT ESPECIALLY ALONG EAST FACING
BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR LIFE THREATENING
RIP CURRENTS WILL BE A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.
LOW TIDE TODAY WILL OCCUR AROUND 1215 PM.

* IMPACTS...VERY ROUGH SURF WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION...
DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK AND A HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* SURF HEIGHT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET LATE TODAY AND PEAKING
AT 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON'T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED,
FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO
ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE
MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK
INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE POWERFUL SURF THROWS A
SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY
IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK WHENEVER YOU ARE IN
BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF YOU AT ALL
TIMES.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

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