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Watches & Warnings

Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:41 AM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT
Thursday...

* location... James River from Isle of Wight to James City and Surry County.

* Timing... a few hours either side of tonights high tide cycle.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the Waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low threat of
property damage. Expect around one foot of inundation in low lying, vulnerable
areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks and
lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.



Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

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 am 3.4 1.2 1.3 1 none
25/12 am 4.1 1.9 1.3 1 minor
25/12 PM 3.2 1.0 1.1 1-2 none
26/12 am 3.8 1.6 1.0 2 minor
26/01 PM 2.5 0.3 0.4 2 none
27/01 am 3.1 0.9 0.3 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/09 am 4.0 1.2 1.3 1 none
24/09 PM 4.4 1.6 1.1 1 none
25/09 am 3.7 0.9 1.0 2 none
25/10 PM 4.3 1.5 0.9 2 none
26/10 am 3.3 0.5 0.5 2 none
26/11 PM 3.8 1.0 0.4 1-2 none




Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:41 AM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT
Thursday...

* location... James River from Isle of Wight to James City and Surry County.

* Timing... a few hours either side of tonights high tide cycle.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the Waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low threat of
property damage. Expect around one foot of inundation in low lying, vulnerable
areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks and
lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.



Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

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 am 3.4 1.2 1.3 1 none
25/12 am 4.1 1.9 1.3 1 minor
25/12 PM 3.2 1.0 1.1 1-2 none
26/12 am 3.8 1.6 1.0 2 minor
26/01 PM 2.5 0.3 0.4 2 none
27/01 am 3.1 0.9 0.3 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/09 am 4.0 1.2 1.3 1 none
24/09 PM 4.4 1.6 1.1 1 none
25/09 am 3.7 0.9 1.0 2 none
25/10 PM 4.3 1.5 0.9 2 none
26/10 am 3.3 0.5 0.5 2 none
26/11 PM 3.8 1.0 0.4 1-2 none