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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
422 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE NORTHERN OUTER BANKS THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS AND LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM THE NORTH-
NORTHEAST WILL PRODUCE LARGE BREAKING WAVES NORTH OF CAPE
HATTERAS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH AND BEACH
EROSION WILL BE POSSIBLE IN TYPICALLY VULNERABLE AREAS. THE ROUGH
SURF WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT.

NCZ103-291000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150129T1000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
422 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS.

* SURF HEIGHT...8 TO 12 FEET.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH LATE
  TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WAVE RUN-UP MAY PRODUCE MINOR OCEAN OVERWASH
  AND BEACH EROSION NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING STRONG SHORE BREAK...DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION.

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