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Coastal Flood Statement
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
403 AM EST MON NOV 3 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING FOR OUTER BANKS DARE COUNTY THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NORTHERN OUTER BANKS THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE WELL NORTHEAST OF THE AREA AND STRONG HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE WEST WILL PRODUCE GUSTY NORTH TO 
NORTHWEST WINDS THIS MORNING. THIS WILL PRODUCE WATER LEVELS 2 TO
3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL FOR SOUND SIDE LOCATIONS OF THE OUTER BANKS
MAINLY SOUTH OF OREGON INLET. PERSISTENT LONG PERIOD NORTHEAST
SWELL WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF AND BEACH EROSION THIS MORNING. 

NCZ103-031500-
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OUTER BANKS DARE-
403 AM EST MON NOV 3 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATION...SOUND SIDE OUTER BANKS SOUTH OF OREGON INLET AND 
  OCEAN SIDE NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL SOUND 
  SIDE TO 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL OCEAN SIDE NORTH OF HATTERAS.

* SURF HEIGHT...7 TO 10 FEET.

* TIMING...THE THREAT OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL EXIST THROUGH
  LATE MORNING. HIGH SURF CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE
  MORNING MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF AREAS ADJACENT TO PAMLICO SOUND... 
  AND OCEAN SIDE NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS. OCEAN OVERWASH AND 
  MINOR BEACH EROSION NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING STRONG SHORE BREAK...DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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