Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1029 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD THREAT TO CONTINUE FOR THE OUTER BANKS THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.LINGERING VERY LARGE SWELLS ASSOCIATED WITH YESTERDAYS LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE OUTER BANKS THROUGH
TUESDAY. THESE SWELLS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HIGH TIDE TUESDAY
MORNING WILL LEAD TO OCEAN OVERWASH AND BEACH EROSION ESPECIALLY
ALONG HATTERAS ISLAND. PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 12 IN THE USUAL
VULNERABLE LOCATIONS COULD BECOME WATER COVERED AROUND THE TIME OF
HIGH TIDE.

NCZ103-091530-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T1600Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
1029 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...THE USUAL VULNERABLE AREAS ALONG THE OCEAN SIDE OF
  HATTERAS ISLAND VULNERABLE TO OCEAN OVERWASH AND EROSION FROM
  LARGE SWELLS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...OCEAN OVERWASH IS THE MAIN CONCERN AROUND THE
  TIME OF HIGH TIDE TUESDAY MORNING. LARGE SWELLS IMPACTING THE
  BEACHES COULD PRODUCE EROSION AND OCEAN OVERWASH. WATER COULD
  BRIEFLY COVER PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 12 IN THE USUAL AREAS
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO OCEAN OVERWASH FROM LARGE SWELLS.

* TIMING...TUESDAY MORNING AROUND 8 AM AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...OCEAN OVERWASH AND BEACH EROSION

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.

&&

$$

NCZ104-091530-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160209T1600Z/
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
1029 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...VULNERABLE AREAS OF HIGHWAY 12 SUSCEPTIBLE TO OCEAN
  OVERWASH FROM LARGE SWELLS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...OCEAN OVERWASH IS THE MAIN CONCERN AROUND THE
  TIME OF HIGH TIDE TUESDAY MORNING. LARGE SWELLS IMPACTING THE
  BEACHES COULD PRODUCE EROSION AND MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH. WATER
  COULD BRIEFLY COVER PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 12 IN AREAS WHERE THE
  DUNES HAVE BEEN BREACHED DURING YESTERDAYS STORM.

* TIMING...TUESDAY MORNING AROUND 745 AM AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH AND MINOR BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$



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