Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
200 AM EST Mon Nov 30 2020

NCZ107-301600-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0126.201130T1300Z-201130T1600Z/
Inland New Hanover-
200 AM EST Mon Nov 30 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING ALONG THE CAPE FEAR RIVER...

* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level
  expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal
  waterways.

* WHERE...The lower Cape Fear River including downtown
  Wilmington.

* WHEN...From 8 AM to 11 AM EST this morning.

* IMPACTS...The lowest parts of USS North Carolina Road and low
  spots of Battleship Road begin to flood. Water begins to
  spread out of the storm drains onto Water Street just south of
  Market Street in downtown Wilmington.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive around barricades or through water of unknown depth.
Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone property.

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Cape Fear River at Wilmington
MLLW Categories - Minor 5.5 ft, Moderate 6.7 ft, Major 10.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 0.8 ft, Moderate 2.0 ft, Major 5.3 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 30/10 AM     5.7        1.0        1.2        1      Minor
 30/10 PM     4.5       -0.2        0.5        1       None
 01/10 AM     4.9        0.2        0.3        1       None
 01/10 PM     4.2       -0.5        0.3        1       None
 02/10 AM     4.9        0.2        0.4        1       None
 02/10 PM     4.2       -0.5        0.4        1       None

&&

$$

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