Coastal Flood Advisory Today

CaptureThe National Weather Service out of Eureka is advising residents to be aware that there may be coastal flooding today around Humboldt Bay from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. They tweeted this morning, “Minor flooding possible in King Salmon & the Arcata Bottoms.”

Here’s more details:

..COASTAL Flood advisory in effect from 10 am this morning to
2 pm this afternoon...

* coastal flooding...HIGH Astronomical tides will cause minor
  Flooding in low lying areas along the redwood coast. The water
  Level is expected to peak around 8.8 feet mllw at the north
  Spit tide gauge.

* timing...HIGH Tide is at 1156 am at the humboldt bay north spit
  Tide gauge. Flooding may begin an hour before or continue for an
  Hour or two after high tide.

* impacts...LOW Lying areas will experience minor flooding
  Including...BUT Not limited to...ROADWAYS In king salmon and
  The arcata bottoms.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that high tides and tidal
Anomalies will combine to generate flooding of low areas along
The shore.



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