A storm surge at this height could cause significant flooding on the shores of the flood-prone areas of Garden City, Cherry Grove, Paulis Island and Murals Inlet. High waves can cause significant erosion of the beach, breaking dunes and overflowing the ocean in some areas. If Dorian is stronger or passes closer to shore, a more significant storm tide would be possible. If Dorian's largest tide coincides with low tide, an even larger impact will develop with an ascent of 8 feet or more. The tide is Thursday at 12:28 and 13:34 on Thursday. By comparison, the storm from Hurricane Matthew reached 7 feet at the Cherry Grove pier, 8.4 feet at the Springmayde Pier and 9.6 feet at the mouth of the Wakama River near Paulis Island.