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Watches & Warnings

Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:02 PM PST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 5 am to 10 am
PST Wednesday...

* coastal flooding... the combination of high astronomical tides,
low atmospheric pressure and waves from onshore winds will
result in minor coastal flooding Wednesday morning.

* Some affected locations... Seattle, Tacoma, Port Townsend,
Friday Harbor, Bellingham, Blaine Harbor, and other low lying
locations around Puget Sound and the northern inland waters.

* Timing... high tides will generally occur between 630 am and 8
am on Wednesday. Minor tidal overflow is possible an hour or
two either side of high tides.

* Tide info... the predicted high tide plus tidal anomalies due
to atmospheric pressure will result in tides up to 0.3 feet
above the value where flooding begins.

* Impacts... possible flooding of low lying areas along the shore
around the time of high tides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.




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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:02 PM PST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 5 am to 10 am
PST Wednesday...

* coastal flooding... the combination of high astronomical tides,
low atmospheric pressure and waves from onshore winds will
result in minor coastal flooding Wednesday morning.

* Some affected locations... Seattle, Tacoma, Port Townsend,
Friday Harbor, Bellingham, Blaine Harbor, and other low lying
locations around Puget Sound and the northern inland waters.

* Timing... high tides will generally occur between 630 am and 8
am on Wednesday. Minor tidal overflow is possible an hour or
two either side of high tides.

* Tide info... the predicted high tide plus tidal anomalies due
to atmospheric pressure will result in tides up to 0.3 feet
above the value where flooding begins.

* Impacts... possible flooding of low lying areas along the shore
around the time of high tides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.




Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle