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Coastal Flood Warning in St. Mary's County Remains in Effect til Saturday

Update: Friday 5:54 AM - October 11, 2019 - Coastal Flood Warning Remains in Effect Until 5 AM EDT Saturday.

-Coastal Flood Watch Remains in Effect From Late Tonight
Through Saturday Afternoon.


* LOCATIONS - Shoreline in St. Marys County.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE - Two and a half to three feet above normal.

* TIMING...Around the times of high tide. The next few high tides
at Point Lookout are at 12:47 PM this afternoon, and 12:57 AM
late tonight. The next few high tides at Piney Point are at 1:47
PM this afternoon, and 2:06 AM late tonight. The next few high
tides at Colton`s Point are at 2:23 PM this afternoon, and 2:42
AM late tonight.

* IMPACTS...One to two feet of inundation above ground level is
possible. At 3.5 feet, water covers roads on Saint George
Island, is in yards, and is approaching structures. To the
east, inundation is occurring at multiple marinas off St.
Mary`s River, Smith Creek, and Jutland Creek.

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

St Marys River at Straits Point
MLLW Categories - Minor 3.0 ft, Moderate 3.5 ft, Major 5.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.4 ft, Moderate 1.9 ft, Major 3.4 ft

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 9:17 PM Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 4 AM Friday October 11

Locations: shoreline in St. Mary’s county.

Tidal departure...one and a half to two and a half feet above

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. A Coastal Flood Watch means that conditions favorable for flooding are expected to develop. Coastal residents should be alert for later statements or warnings, and take action to protect property.

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