Weather Alerts

Coastal Flood Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Gloucester
  • Isle of Wight
  • City of Williamsburg
  • City of Norfolk
  • Mathews
  • Middlesex
  • Northumberland
  • York
  • City of Chesapeake
  • City of Hampton
  • City of Newport News
  • City of Portsmouth
  • City of Suffolk
  • City of Virginia Beach

WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-
SURRY-JAMES CITY-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-
VIRGINIA BEACH-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS-HAMPTON/POQUOSON-
1155 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...MINOR TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING...WITH MINOR
FLOODING LIKELY THURSDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY...

* LOCATION: WESTERN SHORE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...INCLUDING TIDAL
RIVERS FROM SOUTHSIDE HAMPTON ROADS THROUGH THE PENINSULAS AND
NORTHERN NECK.

* TIMING: WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO APPROACH MINOR FLOOD
THRESHOLDS WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE EARLY THIS MORNING...AND
AGAIN WITH THE MID-DAY TIDE CYCLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WATER
LEVELS ARE LIKELY TO EXCEED MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS WITH THE
LATER TIDE CYCLE THURSDAY EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. AN
UPGRADE TO A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXPECTED FOR LATER
THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS
COULD LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF
PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY BY THE THURSDAY EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE.

&&

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
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/01 AM 2.8 1.7 1.1 2 MINOR
05/01 PM 3.1 1.5 1.6 2 MINOR
06/02 AM 3.3 1.8 1.5 1-2 MODERATE
06/02 PM 2.7 1.5 1.2 1 NONE
07/03 AM 2.9 1.8 1.1 1 MINOR
07/03 PM 2.5 1.5 1.0 1 NONE

WINDMILL POINT VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
04/11 PM 2.5 1.4 1.1 2 NONE
05/11 AM 2.8 1.3 1.5 2 MINOR
05/11 PM 3.3 1.6 1.7 1-2 MODERATE
06/12 PM 2.5 1.3 1.2 1 NONE
07/12 AM 2.8 1.7 1.1 1 MINOR
07/12 PM 2.3 1.3 1.0 1 NONE

MOBJACK BAY VA
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/08 AM 4.3 2.8 1.5 2 MINOR
05/09 PM 5.0 3.3 1.7 2 MODERATE
06/09 AM 4.0 2.8 1.2 1 NONE
06/10 PM 4.3 3.3 1.0 1 MINOR
07/10 AM 3.7 2.8 0.9 1 NONE

YORKTOWN VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/09 AM 4.3 2.7 1.6 2 MINOR
05/09 PM 5.0 3.2 1.8 2 MODERATE
06/09 AM 4.0 2.8 1.2 1 NONE
06/10 PM 4.3 3.3 1.0 1 MINOR
07/10 AM 3.7 2.8 0.9 1 NONE

JAMES RIVER AT SCOTLAND/JAMESTOWN VA
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
04/11 PM 3.6 2.6 1.0 1 MINOR
05/11 AM 3.7 2.2 1.5 1 MINOR
06/12 AM 4.5 2.7 1.8 1 MODERATE
06/12 PM 3.4 2.2 1.2 1 MINOR
07/01 AM 3.6 2.8 0.8 1 MINOR
07/01 PM 2.9 2.2 0.7 1 NONE

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/09 AM 4.6 2.9 1.7 2 MINOR
05/09 PM 5.1 3.4 1.7 2 MINOR
06/10 AM 3.9 2.9 1.0 1 NONE
06/10 PM 4.4 3.5 0.9 1 MINOR
07/10 AM 3.7 2.9 0.8 1 NONE

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/08 AM 4.4 2.9 1.5 3 NONE
05/08 PM 5.2 3.5 1.7 2 MINOR
06/09 AM 4.1 3.0 1.1 2 NONE
06/09 PM 4.5 3.6 0.9 2 NONE
07/09 AM 3.8 3.0 0.8 1-2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/07 AM 5.1 3.7 1.4 3 NONE
05/07 PM 6.0 4.5 1.5 3 MINOR
06/08 AM 4.6 3.7 0.9 3 NONE
06/08 PM 5.4 4.6 0.8 2 NONE
07/08 AM 4.4 3.7 0.7 2 NONE
07/09 PM 5.2 4.6 0.6 2 NONE

FORT MONROE 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/09 AM 4.6 2.9 1.7 2 MINOR
05/09 PM 5.1 3.4 1.7 2 MODERATE
06/10 AM 3.9 2.9 1.0 1 MINOR
06/10 PM 4.4 3.5 0.9 1 MINOR
07/10 AM 3.7 2.9 0.8 1 NONE

$$

Coastal Flood Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Accomack
  • Northampton

INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
1155 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

......MINOR TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE THURSDAY MORNING...WITH MINOR
FLOODING LIKELY THURSDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY... ...

* LOCATION: OCEAN SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE SHORE...BAY AND
OCEAN SIDE OF THE LOWER VIRGINIA SHORE INCLUDING TIDAL RIVERS.

* TIMING: WATER LEVEL ARE EXPECTED TO APPROACH MINOR FLOOD
THRESHOLDS WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE EARLY THIS MORNING. WATER
LEVELS ARE LIKELY TO EXCEED MINOR FLOOD THRESHOLDS WITH THE LATE
THURSDAY EVENING TO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE. AN
UPGRADE TO A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXPECTED FOR LATER
THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL
AREAS COULD LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF
PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY BY THE THURSDAY EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE.

&&

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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/07 AM 4.1 2.5 1.6 4-5 MINOR
05/08 PM 4.6 2.9 1.7 3-4 MINOR
06/08 AM 3.7 2.5 1.2 3 NONE
06/09 PM 4.1 3.0 1.1 2 MINOR
07/09 AM 3.4 2.5 0.9 3 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
04/11 PM 3.8 3.0 0.8 1
05/12 PM 3.7 2.6 1.1 1-2
06/12 AM 4.4 3.1 1.3 1-2
06/01 PM 3.9 2.6 1.3 1
07/01 AM 4.3 3.2 1.1 1
07/02 PM 3.6 2.6 1.0 1

NASSAWADOX CREEK AT BAYFORD VA
MINOR 3.0 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
04/11 PM 2.9 2.0 0.9 2 MINOR
05/10 AM 3.3 2.0 1.3 2 MODERATE
05/10 PM 3.9 2.4 1.5 2 MODERATE
06/11 AM 3.2 2.0 1.2 1 MINOR
06/11 PM 3.4 2.4 1.0 1 MODERATE
07/12 PM 3.0 2.0 1.0 1 MINOR

KIPTOPEKE VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, MAJOR 5.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/08 AM 4.4 3.0 1.4 2 MINOR
05/08 PM 5.3 3.6 1.7 2 MAJOR
06/09 AM 4.3 3.1 1.2 1 MINOR
06/09 PM 4.7 3.7 1.0 1 MINOR
07/10 AM 3.9 3.0 0.9 1 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/07 AM 4.1 2.5 1.6 3-4 MINOR
05/08 PM 4.8 3.0 1.8 3 MODERATE
06/08 AM 3.7 2.5 1.2 3 NONE
06/09 PM 4.2 3.1 1.1 2 MINOR
07/09 AM 3.3 2.4 0.9 2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/08 AM 6.2 4.5 1.7 3 NONE
05/09 PM 7.3 5.4 1.9 3 MODERATE
06/09 AM 5.8 4.6 1.2 3 NONE
06/09 PM 6.6 5.5 1.1 2 MINOR
07/10 AM 5.3 4.5 0.8 2 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
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
05/08 AM 6.8 5.3 1.5 1 MINOR
05/08 PM 7.9 6.3 1.6 1 MODERATE
06/09 AM 6.4 5.3 1.1 1 NONE
06/09 PM 7.4 6.5 0.9 1 MODERATE
07/10 AM 5.8 5.2 0.6 1 NONE

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