National Weather Service Wilmington NC

Maps of Potential Inundation from Hurricane Storm Surge in Pender County NC

Maps depict areas that may be inundated by category 1, 3, and 5 hurricanes. However, the maps are derived from several different storm tracks and forward speeds. The fact that an area is shown as inundated does not mean that it will be for every storm of the category, it simply means there is a scenario under which the area could be inundated by a hurricane of a the shown category. For more detailed background information, see this document. The maps below are composites depicting potential inundation from the SLOSH Model for all Maximum Envelopes of Water for each category.

Areas near Surf City NC

Areas near Topsail Beach NC

Areas near Hampstead NC