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

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY 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 WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
PAMLICO SOUND THIS EVENING BEHIND A DEPARTING COLD FRONT. WATER
LEVELS ALONG THE OUTER BANKS AND DOWNEAST CARTERET COUNTY WILL
RISE ABOVE NORMAL PRODUCING MINOR SOUND SIDE FLOODING TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY.

NCZ103-161800-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SU.Y.0005.140416T0556Z-140417T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
156 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS 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.

* SURF HEIGHT...BREAKING SURF UP TO 9 FT.

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* 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.

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 HONOLULU HI
328 PM HST TUE APR 15 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU
MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND...

HIZ002-008-009-012-017-020-024-025-161430-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-140416T1600Z/
KAUAI WINDWARD-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
328 PM HST TUE APR 15 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST WEDNESDAY...

THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST WEDNESDAY.

* SURF...5 TO 8 FEET ALONG EAST FACING SHORES.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE...EXPECT ROUGH AND CHOPPY SURF...SHORE
  BREAK...AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS MAKING SWIMMING
  DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BEACHGOERS...SWIMMERS...AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN
BY OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE CAUTION.

&&

$$

FOSTER

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