Weather Alerts for Virginia Beach

Issued by the National Weather Service

Coastal Flood Advisory  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY   Coastal Flood Advisory
VIRGINIA BEACH

Areas Affected:
Virginia Beach
Effective: Wed, 4/1 12:00am Updated: Tue, 3/31 11:53am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 4/1 7:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 AM
EDT WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM WEDNESDAY TO
2 AM EDT THURSDAY...
* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 8 to
10 feet expected in the surf zone. For the Coastal Flood
Advisory, around one foot of inundation above ground level
expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.
* WHERE...Virginia Beach.
* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, from 2 AM Wednesday to 2 AM
EDT Thursday. For the Coastal Flood Advisory, from midnight
tonight to 7 AM EDT Wednesday.
* 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. Dangerous swimming
and surfing conditions and localized beach erosion are also
expected due to large breaking waves.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.1 FT, MODERATE 2.6 FT, MAJOR 3.1 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
31/02 PM     3.4        0.5        1.2       2-3      NONE
01/02 AM     5.3        2.4        2.6       4-5     MINOR
01/03 PM     4.8        1.9        2.6        5       NONE
02/03 AM     4.5        1.6        1.8       3-4      NONE
02/04 PM     3.9        1.0        1.6       2-3      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
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
31/04 AM     3.5        0.7        1.3        2       NONE
31/03 PM     3.4        0.6        1.3       2-3      NONE
01/03 AM     5.0        2.2        2.5       3-4     MINOR
01/04 PM     4.5        1.7        2.4       3-4     MINOR
02/04 AM     4.2        1.4        1.7       2-3      NONE
02/05 PM     3.9        1.1        1.7       2-3      NONE
&&

Information:
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
property.
Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

High Surf Advisory  HIGH SURF ADVISORY   High Surf Advisory
VIRGINIA BEACH

Areas Affected:
Virginia Beach
Effective: Wed, 4/1 2:00am Updated: Tue, 3/31 11:53am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 4/2 2:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 AM
EDT WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM WEDNESDAY TO
2 AM EDT THURSDAY...
* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 8 to
10 feet expected in the surf zone. For the Coastal Flood
Advisory, around one foot of inundation above ground level
expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.
* WHERE...Virginia Beach.
* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, from 2 AM Wednesday to 2 AM
EDT Thursday. For the Coastal Flood Advisory, from midnight
tonight to 7 AM EDT Wednesday.
* 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. Dangerous swimming
and surfing conditions and localized beach erosion are also
expected due to large breaking waves.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.1 FT, MODERATE 2.6 FT, MAJOR 3.1 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
31/02 PM     3.4        0.5        1.2       2-3      NONE
01/02 AM     5.3        2.4        2.6       4-5     MINOR
01/03 PM     4.8        1.9        2.6        5       NONE
02/03 AM     4.5        1.6        1.8       3-4      NONE
02/04 PM     3.9        1.0        1.6       2-3      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
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
31/04 AM     3.5        0.7        1.3        2       NONE
31/03 PM     3.4        0.6        1.3       2-3      NONE
01/03 AM     5.0        2.2        2.5       3-4     MINOR
01/04 PM     4.5        1.7        2.4       3-4     MINOR
02/04 AM     4.2        1.4        1.7       2-3      NONE
02/05 PM     3.9        1.1        1.7       2-3      NONE
&&

Information:
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
property.
Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.