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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
331 AM EST SUN NOV 2 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING FOR OUTER BANKS DARE COUNTY EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR OUTER BANKS HYDE AND DOWNEAST
CARTERET COUNTY THROUGH TODAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NORTHERN OUTER BANKS THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.AS LOW PRESSURE CONTINUES DEEPENING AND PULLING AWAY FROM THE
AREA AND HIGH PRESSURE APPROACHES...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY. THIS WILL PRODUCE WATER LEVELS 2 TO 4
FEET ABOVE NORMAL FOR SOUND SIDE LOCATIONS OF THE OUTER BANKS
MAINLY SOUTH OF OREGON INLET...AND 3 TO 6 FOOT STORM SURGE FOR THE
OCEAN SIDE AREAS NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS EARLY THIS MORNING.
HIGH SURF AND BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE AN ISSUE THROUGH TODAY
INTO THIS EVENING AS NORTHEAST BACK SWELL PERSISTS.

NCZ103-022045-
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OUTER BANKS DARE-
331 AM EST SUN NOV 2 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 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 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL SOUND
  SIDE TO 3 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL OCEAN SIDE NORTH OF HATTERAS.

* SURF HEIGHT...7 TO 10 FEET THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.

* TIMING...THE THREAT OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING WILL EXIST
  EARLY THIS MORNING. HIGH SURF CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  EARLY MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...MINOR TO MODERATE 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.

&&

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NCZ095-104-022045-
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CARTERET-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
331 AM EST SUN NOV 2 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...SOUND SIDE OF OCRACOKE ISLAND AND DOWNEAST CARTERET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...THROUGH TODAY.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF AREAS ADJACENT TO PAMLICO SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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