Skip Navigation Linkswww.nws.noaa.gov 
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service Forecast Office   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Newport/Morehead City, NC banner image
 
 

Coastal Flood Statement
Latest Versions  [Current][-1][-2][-3][-4]



000
WHUS42 KMHX 170018
CFWMHX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
818 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH WILL OCCUR DURING THIS EVENINGS HIGH TIDE
OVER PORTIONS OF HATTERAS ISLAND...

.THE COMBINATION OF MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW AND NORTHEAST SWELL WAS
PRODUCING SOME MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE OUTER
BANKS AS THE TIDES MOVES IN THIS EVENING. A SPOTTER ON HATTERAS
ISLAND REPORTED THAT WATERS WAS STARTING TO COME UP ALONG HIGHWAY
IN BUXTON AS OF 8 PM. HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 915 PM
AND THE ASSOCIATED HIGHER WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE
MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH ALONG PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 12 ON HATTERAS
ISLAND THIS EVENING. WATER LEVELS WILL DROP AROUND MIDNIGHT WHICH
IS EXPECTED TO END THE THREAT FOR MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH. 

NCZ103-170500-
/O.NEW.KMHX.CF.Y.0009.140417T0018Z-140417T0500Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
818 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT
THURSDAY.

* LOCATION...HATTERAS ISLAND.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH ALONG PORTIONS OF
  HIGHWAY 12.

* TIMING...THROUGH ABOUT MIDNIGHT WITH WATER LEVELS THEN DROPPING.

* IMPACTS...MINOR SEA WATER INTRUSION ACROSS PORTIONS OF HATTERAS
  ISLAND. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$







National Weather Service
Disclaimer Privacy Policy