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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
807 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR
SOUND-SIDE LOCATIONS OF THE OUTER BANKS AND DOWNEAST CARTERET
COUNTY AND HIGH SURF NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS AROUND 30 TO 35 KNOTS ACROSS THE PAMLICO
SOUND WILL CONTINUE TODAY. WATER LEVELS ALONG THE OUTER BANKS AND
DOWNEAST CARTERET COUNTY WILL RISE ABOVE NORMAL PRODUCING MINOR
SOUND SIDE FLOODING.

NCZ095-104-170000-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
807 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...SOUND-SIDE OUTER BANKS DARE COUNTY...OCRACOKE...
  PORTSMOUTH ISLAND...AND PORTIONS OF DOWNEAST CARTERET COUNTY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS WILL RISE 2 TO 3 FEET ON THE
  OUTER BANKS AND 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL FOR DOWNEAST CARTERET
  COUNTY.

* TIMING...THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...IMPACTS WILL BE MINOR...BUT SOME PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY
  12 FROM BUXTON TO OREGON INLET MAY BECOME PARTIALLY INUNDATED
  BY WATER.

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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