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Coastal Flood Statement
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WHUS42 KMHX 240930
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
430 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING BEACHES THROUGH EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE RAPIDLY NORTHEAST THROUGH EASTERN NC
EARLY THIS MORNING. GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL LEAD TO
ROUGH SEAS WITH WAVES IN THE SURF ZONE 8 TO 12 FEET.

NCZ095-103-104-241800-
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150124T1800Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
430 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...SOUTH FACING BEACHES FROM CARTERET COUNTY NORTHWARD 
  TO CAPE HATTERAS.

* SURF HEIGHT...8 TO 12 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK AND RIP CURRENTS. SOME MINOR BEACH
  EROSION WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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