Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
257 AM EDT WED OCT 18 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

NCZ107-181500-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0045.171018T1200Z-171018T1500Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
257 AM EDT WED OCT 18 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING.

* LOCATION...ALONG THE BANKS OF THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER FROM
  DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON AND SOUTHWARD.

* COASTAL FLOODING...THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON RIVER GAUGE WILL CREST
  AT THE 915 AM HIGH TIDE AT AROUND 5.8 FEET MLLW. THE THRESHOLD FOR
  FLOODING BEGINS AT 5.5 FEET MLLW.

* TIMING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN A 2 HOUR
  WINDOW CENTERED AT HIGH TIDE

* IMPACTS...SEVERAL INCHES OF WATER WILL COVER PORTIONS OF U.S.S.
  NORTH CAROLINA ROAD, BATTLESHIP DRIVE, AND PORTIONS OF WATER
  STREET NEAR THE INTERSECTION WITH MARKET STREET.

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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