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June 16, 2009

Coastal flood advisory from Harford to St. Mary's

Annapolis tides 

Winds out of the east and southeast are driving water up the Chesapeake Bay and holding it there. And that's the recipe for minor coastal flooding. The National Weather Service has posted a coastal flood advisory all along the Western Shore from Harford to St. Mary's County, effective from 10 this morning until 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Residents along the shore can expect tides to run 1 to 1.5 feet above forecast levels, and as much as 2 feet at high tide. Here are the upcoming high tide times for several locations:

ON THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HAVRE DE GRACE...4:46 AM AND 4:21 PM...
FORT MCHENRY BALTIMORE...1:08 PM AND 2:25 AM...
ANNAPOLIS U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY...11:38 AM AND 12:55 AM...
SOLOMONS ISLAND...8:30 AM AND 9:47 PM...
POINT LOOKOUT...7:40 AM AND 8:57 PM...
ALEXANDRIA...3:04 PM AND 3:37 AM...

NOW ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER...
INDIAN HEAD...2:32 PM AND 3:05 AM...
GOOSE BAY...10:38 AM AND 11:11 PM...
WICOMICO RIVER NEAR COBB ISLAND...6:25 AM AND 7:07 PM...

Posted by Frank Roylance at 10:27 AM | | Comments (0)
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Frank Roylance is a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He came to Baltimore from New Bedford, Mass. in 1980 to join the old Evening Sun. He moved to the morning Sun when the papers merged in 1992, and has spent most of his time since covering science, including astronomy and the weather. One of The Baltimore Sun's first online Web logs, the Weather Blog debuted in October 2004. In June 2006 Frank also began writing comments on local weather and stargazing for The Baltimore Sun's print Weather Page. Frank also answers readers’ weather queries for the newspaper and the blog. Frank Roylance retired in October 2011. Maryland Weather is now being updated by members of The Baltimore Sun staff
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