Weather Alerts

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Norfolk/Portsmouth
  • Virginia Beach

Coastal Flood Advisory In Effect Until 3 Pm Est This
Afternoon
- Timing/impacts Water Levels Will Approach Minor Flooding
Thresholds Within A Couple Hours Either Side Of High Tide Late
This Morning.
- Location Portions Of Southside Hampton Roads Adjacent To The
Lower Chesapeake Bay.
- Timing/impacts Minor Coastal Flooding Possible A Few Hours
Either Side Of High Tide This Morning And Early Afternoon.
- Tides Tidal Departures Will Average 1.5 To 1.75 Feet Above
Normal During High Tide This Morning. At Sewells Point High
Tide Is At 1140 Am Est. A Peak Water Level Of Around 4.7 Feet
Mllw Is Forecast. Minor Flooding Begins At 4.5 Feet Mllw.
All Tide Heights Are Relative To Mean Lower Low Water. Time Of
High Total Tides Are Approximate To The Nearest Hour. Flood
Category Based On Total Tide.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Coastal Flood Advisory Indicates That Onshore Winds Tides And
/ Or Wave Action 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.
Sewells Point Va
Minor 4.5 Ft, Moderate 6.0 Ft, Severe 7.0 Ft
Total Astro
Day/time Tide Tide Surge Waves Flood
/ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ Category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
26/11 Am 4.7 2.9 1.8 5 Minor
27/12 Am 3.5 2.4 1.1 1-2 None
27/12 Pm 3.6 2.8 0.8 1-2 None
28/01 Am 3.1 2.5 0.6 2 None
28/01 Pm 3.1 2.7 0.4 1-2 None
29/02 Am 2.8 2.5 0.3 1 None
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Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Va
Minor 5.0 Ft, Moderate 5.5 Ft, Severe 6.0 Ft
Total Astro
Day/time Tide Tide Surge Waves Flood
/ft/ /ft/ /ft/ /ft/ Category
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
26/11 Am 4.9 3.1 1.8 6 Minor
26/11 Pm 3.6 2.5 1.1 3-4 None
27/12 Pm 3.8 3.0 0.8 2 None
28/12 Am 3.1 2.5 0.6 3 None
28/12 Pm 3.2 2.8 0.4 2-3 None
29/01 Am 2.9 2.6 0.3 2 None
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