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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
301 PM EST SUN NOV 2 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING FOR OUTER BANKS DARE COUNTY THROUGH EARLY
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 NORTHWEST
WINDS TONIGHT. 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 THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. OCEAN OVERWASH
WILL BE LIKELY AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS AFTERNOON AND LATE TONIGHT.

NCZ095-104-022115-
/O.CAN.KMHX.CF.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-141102T2200Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
301 PM EST SUN NOV 2 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS
CANCELLED THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

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NCZ103-030815-
/O.NEW.KMHX.CF.Y.0013.141102T2001Z-141103T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-141103T1500Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
301 PM EST SUN NOV 2 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
MONDAY.

* 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 THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.

* TIMING...THE THREAT OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL EXIST EARLY
  MONDAY MORNING...WITH OCEAN OVERWASH LIKELY AROUND THE TIMES OF
  HIDE TIDE. HIGH SURF CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
  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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