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Coastal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:25 AM EDT Sep. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 8 am EDT

* locations... shoreline in Anne Arundel County.

* Tidal departure... around 2 feet above normal.

* Timing... around the time of high tide. High tide at Annapolis
is at 6:29 PM today amd 6:29 am tonight.

* Impacts... water is expected to come up through storm drains,
approaching businesses on dock street in Annapolis. Water is
expected to approach the maritime museum and begin to cover
Bowyer Road at the naval Academy. Shoreline inundation up to
one foot above ground is likely in other low lying areas.

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

Forecast tides are referenced to mean lower low water
(mllw) and mean higher high water (mhhw) unless
otherwise noted. Time of high total tide is
approximate to nearest hour. Total tide combines the
normal tide and departure from normal. Flood impact
is based on the total tide and waves where applicable.

Annapolis MD
MLLW categories - minor 2.6 ft, moderate 3.3 ft, major 6.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 1.9 ft, major 4.6 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
25/06 PM 3.4 2.0 2.0 1.0 moderate
26/06 am 3.4 2.0 2.0 1.0 moderate
26/07 PM 3.2 1.8 1.7 1.0 minor
27/07 am 2.3 0.9 0.9 1.0 none
27/08 PM 2.5 1.1 0.9 1.0 none
28/07 am 2.2 0.8 0.9 0.5 none

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