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
823 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WATER RUN-UP EXPECTED ON AREA BEACHES TUESDAY MORNING...

NCZ106-108-SCZ054-056-231500-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0077.141223T1200Z-141223T1500Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL HORRY-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
823 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...BEACHES OF PENDER...NEW HANOVER...HORRY AND
  GEORGETOWN COUNTY.

* TIDE LEVELS...6.2 FEET MLLW WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...AS PREDICTED AT
  JOHNNIE MERCER PIER. 7.1 FEET MLLW PREDICTED AT SPRINGMAID PIER
  IN HORRY COUNTY.

* TIMING...BETWEEN 7 AM AND 10 AM MONDAY MORNING...PEAKING BETWEEN
  8 AM AND 9 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.

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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NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM




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