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Minor coastal flooding possible this morning (Saturday)

Residents and motorists battle tidal surge flood waters on Sucia Drive (January 7, 2022). Photo courtesy of Sandy Point Watch

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — Forecasters with the National Weather Service Seattle office issued a coastal flood advisory today, Saturday, December 10th, due to the potential for minor tidal flooding.

The advisory area extends from Hood Canal through Puget Sound inland waters, including Whatcom County coastal areas.

According to the advisory, “The combination of high astronomical tide + low pressure may lead to minor tidal overflow.”

The advisory is in effect from 4am to 11am today.

A 10-foot high tide was forecast at 8:07am today at Cherry Point.

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