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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
243 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

NCZ107-190100-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0021.170818T2300Z-170819T0100Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
243 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATION...LOW LYING AREAS BORDERING THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER FROM
  DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON NC AND SOUTHWARD.

* MINOR COASTAL FLOODING...THE TIDE GAUGE IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON IS
  FORECAST TO REACH AROUND 5.6 FT MLLW. MINOR FLOODING BEGINS AT 5.5
  FT MLLW.

* TIMING...THE HIGH TIDE WILL BE AROUND 8 PM AND MINOR COASTAL
  FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE AND AFTER 8 PM.

* IMPACTS...SMALL AMOUNTS OF WATER WILL COVER THE LOWEST PORTIONS OF
  U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD AND BATTLESHIP RD. WATER WILL SPREAD
  OUT OF THE STORM DRAINS AND ONTO WATER STREET IN DOWNTOWN
  WILMINGTON. A FEW SPOTS ALONG RIVER ROAD SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN
  WILMINGTON MAY SEE WATER PARTIALLY COVER THE ROADWAY.

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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