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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
807 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR
SOUND-SIDE LOCATIONS OF THE OUTER BANKS AND DOWNEAST CARTERET
COUNTY AND HIGH SURF NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS AROUND 30 TO 35 KNOTS ACROSS THE PAMLICO
SOUND WILL CONTINUE TODAY. WATER LEVELS ALONG THE OUTER BANKS AND
DOWNEAST CARTERET COUNTY WILL RISE ABOVE NORMAL PRODUCING MINOR
SOUND SIDE FLOODING.

NCZ103-170000-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
807 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...SOUND-SIDE OUTER BANKS DARE COUNTY...OCRACOKE... 
  PORTSMOUTH ISLAND...AND PORTIONS OF DOWNEAST CARTERET COUNTY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS WILL RISE 2 TO 3 FEET ON THE 
  OUTER BANKS AND 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL FOR DOWNEAST CARTERET 
  COUNTY.

* SURF HEIGHT...BREAKING SURF UP TO 9 FT.

* TIMING...THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...IMPACTS WILL BE MINOR...BUT SOME PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 
  12 FROM BUXTON TO OREGON INLET MAY BECOME PARTIALLY INUNDATED 
  BY WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

&&

$$

NCZ095-104-170000-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
807 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...SOUND-SIDE OUTER BANKS DARE COUNTY...OCRACOKE... 
  PORTSMOUTH ISLAND...AND PORTIONS OF DOWNEAST CARTERET COUNTY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS WILL RISE 2 TO 3 FEET ON THE 
  OUTER BANKS AND 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL FOR DOWNEAST CARTERET 
  COUNTY.

* TIMING...THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...IMPACTS WILL BE MINOR...BUT SOME PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 
  12 FROM BUXTON TO OREGON INLET MAY BECOME PARTIALLY INUNDATED 
  BY WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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