Coastal flood advisory for Wednesday morning in Whatcom County

Low-lying coastal areas of Whatcom County could get some flooding Wednesday morning, Dec. 24.

The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory in effect from 5 to 10 a.m. Wednesday. Tidal overflow around high tide, which will be at 7:48 a.m. at Cherry Point, could cause some flooding. Areas of Birch Bay and Boulevard Park in Bellingham are among those where flooding is common.

Christmas Eve weather is expected to be fairly typical this time of year, with rain tapering off to showers. High temperatures will be in the low 40s in the Bellingham area Wednesday and on Christmas, which also has showers in the forecast.