High waters and flooding expected after storm surge.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the combination of a dangerous storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline.
If the peak storm surge occurs a high tide, water is expected to reach the following heights:
North Entrance Padre Island National Seashore to Sargent: 6 to 12 feet
Sargent to Jamaica Beach: 5 to 8 feet
Port Mansfield to N Entrance Padre Island National Seashore: 5 to 7 feet
Jamaica Beach to High Island: 2 to 4 feet
Mouth of the Rio Grande to Port Mansfield: 2 to 4 feet
High Island to Morgan City: 1 to 3 feet