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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
352 AM HST WED APR 16 2014

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

HIZ002-008-009-012-017-020-024-025-170300-
/O.EXT.PHFO.SU.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-140417T0400Z/
KAUAI WINDWARD-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
352 AM HST WED APR 16 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING...

THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS
EVENING.

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

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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 BE CAREFUL.

&&

$$

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.

NCZ103-170000-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
807 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

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

* 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.

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.

&&

$$

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