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
412 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD THREAT TO CONTINUE ALONG THE OUTER BANKS THIS
MORNING...

.LINGERING LARGE SWELL COMBINED WITH A HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDE WILL
PRODUCE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE OUTER BANKS AGAIN THIS
MORNING. OCEAN OVERWASH AND BEACH EROSION CAN BE EXPECTED...MAINLY
AT THE SAME LOCATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN AFFECTED SINCE LATE SUNDAY.

NCZ103-101700-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160210T1700Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
412 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY...

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

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

* TIMING...AROUND HIGH TIDE NEAR 9 AM.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

NCZ104-101700-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160210T1700Z/
OUTER BANKS HYDE-
412 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY...

* 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 THIS MORNING. WATER COULD BRIEFLY COVER
  PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 12 IN AREAS WHERE DUNES HAVE BEEN BREACHED
  FROM SUNDAY`S STORM.

* TIMING...AROUND HIGH TIDE NEAR 9 AM.

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

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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