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
342 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK EXPECTED
TODAY...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FROM CAPE LOOKOUT NORTH LATE TODAY
THROUGH 8 PM TUESDAY...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE COUNTIES ADJACENT TO THE NEUSE
AND PAMLICO RIVERS TONIGHT...

.LONG PERIOD EASTERLY SWELLS AND INCREASING ONSHORE FLOW WILL
LEAD TO A HIGH RIP CURRENT THREAT TODAY. WAVES IN THE SURF ZONE
WILL BUILD TO 5 TO 8 FEET LATE TODAY NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT AND
WILL PEAK AT 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT.

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CARTERET-
342 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
8 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* HAZARDS...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE NEAUSE AND PAMLICO
  RIVERS, HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK WILL OCCUR
  ALONG THE BEACHES, ESPECIALLY ALONG EAST FACING BEACHES. MINOR
  COASTAL FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE NEUSE AND PAMLICO RIVERS
  AND THEIR ADJACENT TIDAL CREEKS TONIGHT.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVEL RISES UP TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
  ARE POSSIBLE FOR LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE NEUSE AND PAMLICO
  RIVERS INCLUDING ADJACENT TIDAL CREEKS TONIGHT.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR LIFE THREATENING
  RIP CURRENTS WILL BE A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.
  LOW TIDE TODAY WILL OCCUR AROUND 1215 PM.

* COASTAL FLOOD TIMING...FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
  TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...VERY ROUGH SURF WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION...
  DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK AND A HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS. WATER
  LEVEL RISES OF 1 TO 2 FEET PRODUCING MINOR FLOODING ADJACENT TO
  THE NEUSE AND PAMLICO RIVERS.

* SURF HEIGHT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET LATE TODAY AND PEAKING
  AT 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED,
FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO
ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE
MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK
INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE POWERFUL SURF THROWS A
SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY
IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK WHENEVER YOU ARE IN
BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF YOU AT ALL
TIMES.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE
INLAND RIVERS.

&&

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BEAUFORT-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-
342 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
8 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...MINOR  COASTAL FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE NEUSE
  AND PAMLICO RIVERS AND THEIR ADJACENT TIDAL CREEKS TONIGHT.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVEL RISES UP TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
  ARE POSSIBLE FOR LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE NEUSE AND PAMLICO
  RIVERS INCLUDING ADJACENT TIDAL CREEKS TONIGHT.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
  TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...WATER LEVEL RISES OF 1 TO 2 FEET PRODUCING MINOR
  FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE NEAUSE AND PAMLICO RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE
INLAND RIVERS.

&&

$$

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OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
342 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* HAZARDS...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...ALL BEACHES BUT ESPECIALLY ALONG EAST FACING
  BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR LIFE THREATENING
  RIP CURRENTS WILL BE A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.
  LOW TIDE TODAY WILL OCCUR AROUND 1215 PM.

* IMPACTS...VERY ROUGH SURF WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION...
  DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK AND A HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS.

* SURF HEIGHT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET LATE TODAY AND PEAKING
  AT 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED,
FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO
ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE
MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK
INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE POWERFUL SURF THROWS A
SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY
IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK WHENEVER YOU ARE IN
BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF YOU AT ALL
TIMES.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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ONSLOW-
342 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...ALL BEACHES BUT ESPECIALLY ALONG EAST FACING
  BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR LIFE THREATENING
  RIP CURRENTS WILL BE A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.
  LOW TIDE TODAY WILL OCCUR AROUND 1215 PM.

* SURF HEIGHT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED,
FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO
ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE
MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK
INJURIES, WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE POWERFUL SURF THROWS A
SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY
IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK WHENEVER YOU ARE IN
BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF YOU AT ALL
TIMES.

&&

$$



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