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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
909 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG NEW HANOVER AND PENDER
COUNTY BEACHES EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

NCZ106-108-221400-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0076.141222T1100Z-141222T1400Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
909 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 AM EST MONDAY.

* LOCATION...BEACHES OF PENDER AND NEW HANOVER COUNTIES.

* COASTAL FLOODING...ELEVATED ASTRONOMICAL TIDES WILL BRING WATER
  LEVELS TO OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE 6 FEET MLLW.

* TIMING...BETWEEN 6 AM AND 9 AM MONDAY MORNING...PEAKING BETWEEN
  7 AM AND 8 AM.

* IMPACTS...THESE TIDAL LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HIGH WATER RUN-UP ON
  AREAS BEACHES REACHING TO THE DUNES...POSSIBLY THROUGH LOW LYING
  DUNES. MINOR STREET FLOODING COULD OCCUR ON VULNERABLE OR KNOWN
  LOW LYING BEACH ROADS. STREET FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ON THE SOUTH
  SIDE OF CAROLINA BEACH ALONG CANAL DRIVE FROM STARFISH LANE
  NORTH. RAIN AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE COULD EXACERBATE THE
  FLOODING. SIGNIFICANT FLOODING HOWEVER IS NOT EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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