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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
105 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG AREA BEACHES THIS EVENING...
... MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER LATE THIS
EVENING...

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-280200-
/O.CON.KILM.CF.Y.0003.170428T0000Z-170428T0200Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
105 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

* LOCATION...ALL AREA BEACHES.

* COASTAL FLOODING...HIGH WATER RUN-UP IS EXPECTED AT AREA BEACHES
  WITH THIS EVENINGS HIGH TIDE...AS HIGH AS TO THE DUNES.

* TIMING...BETWEEN 8 PM AND 10 PM

* IMPACTS...MINOR EROSION. SUDDEN HIGH WATER RUN-UP CAN CATCH BEACH-
   GOERS OFF-GUARD...CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN PEOPLE...ESPECIALLY
  CHILDREN...AND POSSIBLY DRAGGING THEM INTO THE SURF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

NCZ107-280200-
/O.CON.KILM.CF.Y.0003.170428T0100Z-170428T0500Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
105 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER INCLUDING DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...THE TIDE GAUGE IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON IS
  EXPECTED TO REACH 6.2 FT MLLW.

* TIMING...BETWEEN 9 PM AND 1 AM...PEAKING AROUND 11 PM.

* IMPACTS...FLOODING WILL AFFECT THE NORTH CAROLINA BATTLESHIP
  PARKING LOT AND BATTLESHIP DRIVE. WATER WILL RISE THROUGH THE
  STORM DRAINS AND SPREAD ONTO WATER STREET NEAR THE MARKET STREET
  INTERSECTION TO A DEPTH JUST UNDER 1 FOOT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT TIDES AND RECENT RAINFALL
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE RIVER.

&&

$$


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