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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1225 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...HIGH SURF CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY FOR OUTER BANKS
BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...

.STRONG NORTHERLY/NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL BUILD NEAR SHORE WAVES
TO 8 TO 10 FEET WHICH WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK... RIP
CURRENTS... AND POSSIBLE BEACH EROSION THROUGH FRIDAY. WINDS AND
SEAS SHOULD SUBSIDE LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

NCZ103-061330-
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150306T2100Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
1225 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL LEAD TO
  ROUGH SURF AND MINOR BEACH EROSION ESPECIALLY AROUND AREAS OF
  HIGH TIDE FOR BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY WITH
  POTENTIAL FOR GREATEST IMPACT AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE... WHICH
  WILL BE AROUND 8 AM EST FRIDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
709 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

NCZ102-061000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SU.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150306T1200Z/
OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-
709 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* WAVES AND SURF...NEARSHORE WAVES 8 TO 10 FEET.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF WILL RESULT IN MINOR BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED
BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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