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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:01 PM EDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 1 am EDT
Monday...

* locations... the tidal Delaware River downstream from the
Commodore Barry bridge area, and the extreme upper part of
Delaware Bay, as well as coastal areas of Kent County.

* Coastal flooding... minor flooding is anticipated around the
time of this evening's high tide.

* Timing... high tide occurs between 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM this
evening.

* Surge... around 1 foot above the astronomical tide.

* Waves... wave heights on the far upper part of Delaware Bay are
forecast to be around 2 feet or less.

* Impacts... localized roadway flooding is expected. Some roads
may be closed due to high water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means that minor tidal flooding is
expected. Minor tidal flooding often results in some Road
closures. Usually... the most vulnerable roadways will flood.

Do not leave your vehicle at a location that is prone to tidal
flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The
water may be deeper than you think it is. You will be putting
yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged... leading to
costly repairs.

Visit the advanced hydrologic prediction service at
water.Weather.Gov/ahps for additional water level and flood
impact information for your local tide gauge.


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

Reedy Point de
MLLW categories - minor 7.2 ft, moderate 8.2 ft, major 9.2 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.4 ft, moderate 2.4 ft, major 3.4 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
27/11 PM 7.7 1.9 1.1 minor
28/11 am 6.9 1.1 1.1 none
29/12 am 7.2 1.4 0.6 minor
29/12 PM 6.3 0.5 0.6 none
30/12 am 7.0 1.2 0.5 none
30/01 PM 6.4 0.6 0.8 none

Bowers Beach de
MLLW categories - minor 6.6 ft, moderate 7.6 ft, major 8.6 ft
mhhw categories - minor 0.9 ft, moderate 1.9 ft, major 2.9 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
27/09 PM 6.9 0.6 0.5 none
28/09 am 6.0 0.3 1.3 none
28/10 PM 6.5 0.8 0.7 none
29/10 am 5.3 -0.4 0.7 none
29/10 PM 6.4 0.7 0.6 none
30/11 am 5.4 -0.3 0.9 none





Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:01 PM EDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 1 am EDT
Monday...

* locations... the tidal Delaware River downstream from the
Commodore Barry bridge area, and the extreme upper part of
Delaware Bay, as well as coastal areas of Kent County.

* Coastal flooding... minor flooding is anticipated around the
time of this evening's high tide.

* Timing... high tide occurs between 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM this
evening.

* Surge... around 1 foot above the astronomical tide.

* Waves... wave heights on the far upper part of Delaware Bay are
forecast to be around 2 feet or less.

* Impacts... localized roadway flooding is expected. Some roads
may be closed due to high water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means that minor tidal flooding is
expected. Minor tidal flooding often results in some Road
closures. Usually... the most vulnerable roadways will flood.

Do not leave your vehicle at a location that is prone to tidal
flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The
water may be deeper than you think it is. You will be putting
yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged... leading to
costly repairs.

Visit the advanced hydrologic prediction service at
water.Weather.Gov/ahps for additional water level and flood
impact information for your local tide gauge.


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

Reedy Point de
MLLW categories - minor 7.2 ft, moderate 8.2 ft, major 9.2 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.4 ft, moderate 2.4 ft, major 3.4 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
27/11 PM 7.7 1.9 1.1 minor
28/11 am 6.9 1.1 1.1 none
29/12 am 7.2 1.4 0.6 minor
29/12 PM 6.3 0.5 0.6 none
30/12 am 7.0 1.2 0.5 none
30/01 PM 6.4 0.6 0.8 none

Bowers Beach de
MLLW categories - minor 6.6 ft, moderate 7.6 ft, major 8.6 ft
mhhw categories - minor 0.9 ft, moderate 1.9 ft, major 2.9 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
27/09 PM 6.9 0.6 0.5 none
28/09 am 6.0 0.3 1.3 none
28/10 PM 6.5 0.8 0.7 none
29/10 am 5.3 -0.4 0.7 none
29/10 PM 6.4 0.7 0.6 none
30/11 am 5.4 -0.3 0.9 none





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