Event: High Surf Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Description: * WHAT…For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 6 to
10 feet in the surf zone. For the Coastal Flood Advisory, one to
two feet of inundation above ground level in low-lying areas
near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the Beach Hazards
Statement, dangerous shorebreak and rip currents expected.
* WHERE…In Maryland, Maryland Beaches County. In Virginia,
* WHEN…For the High Surf Advisory, until 1 AM EDT Tuesday. For
the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 4 PM EDT this afternoon. For
the Beach Hazards Statement, until 8 PM EDT this evening.
* IMPACTS…Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low
threat of property damage. Expect one to two feet 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. Dangerous swimming
and surfing conditions and localized beach erosion.
Instruction: If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.
Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Accomack; Maryland Beaches
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4454694-3706806
CAP MessageType: Update