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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 12:08 PM EDT Sep. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 3 PM EDT this
afternoon...

* location... areas adjacent to the James River.

* Timing... during the midday 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 up to one
foot of water above ground level 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 4.0 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
25/01 PM 4.2 2.0 1.9 1 minor
26/01 am 4.1 1.9 1.9 1 minor
26/01 PM 3.7 1.5 1.3 1 none
27/02 am 3.4 1.2 1.2 1 none
27/02 PM 3.6 1.4 1.2 1 none
28/02 am 3.3 1.1 1.2 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
25/11 am 4.2 1.4 1.4 1 none
25/10 PM 4.3 1.5 1.4 1 none
26/10 am 4.2 1.4 1.2 1 none
26/11 PM 4.0 1.2 1.2 1 none
27/11 am 4.3 1.5 1.2 2 none
28/12 am 3.9 1.1 1.1 1 none





Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 12:08 PM EDT Sep. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 3 PM EDT this
afternoon...

* location... areas adjacent to the James River.

* Timing... during the midday 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 up to one
foot of water above ground level 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 4.0 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
25/01 PM 4.2 2.0 1.9 1 minor
26/01 am 4.1 1.9 1.9 1 minor
26/01 PM 3.7 1.5 1.3 1 none
27/02 am 3.4 1.2 1.2 1 none
27/02 PM 3.6 1.4 1.2 1 none
28/02 am 3.3 1.1 1.2 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
25/11 am 4.2 1.4 1.4 1 none
25/10 PM 4.3 1.5 1.4 1 none
26/10 am 4.2 1.4 1.2 1 none
26/11 PM 4.0 1.2 1.2 1 none
27/11 am 4.3 1.5 1.2 2 none
28/12 am 3.9 1.1 1.1 1 none