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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
311 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016



NCZ107-120600-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0011.160212T0300Z-160212T0600Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
311 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM
EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM
EST FRIDAY.

* LOCATION...AREA BORDERING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 5.9
  FEET MLLW AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON RIVER GAUGE. THE COASTAL
  FLOOD THRESHOLD FOR SHALLOW FLOODING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR
  RIVER IS 5.50 FEET MLLW.

* TIMING...SHALLOW FLOODING WILL OCCUR JUST AFTER THE TIME OF HIGH
  TIDE...WHICH IS AT 949 PM EST FOR DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON AND
  NEARBY LOCATIONS ON THE RIVER.

* IMPACTS...UP TO A FOOT OF WATER WILL COVER PARTS OF BATTLESHIP
  ROAD AND U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD. WATER WILL SPREAD OUT OF
  STORM DRAINS ACROSS PORTIONS OF WATER STREET. WATER WILL SPREAD
  ONTO PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD SOUTH OF CAPE BOULEVARD.


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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