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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
409 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

NCZ196-204-200815-
East Carteret-Ocracoke Island-
409 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT MONDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Beach Hazards Statement.
   Coastal Flood Advisory.
   High Surf Advisory.

High astronomical tides and gusty winds will bring the threat for
minor flooding of low-lying areas adjacent to the sounds and ocean
around the time of each high tide through the weekend and into early
next week.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Coastal Flood Advisory.
   High Surf Advisory.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



Coastal Flood Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1134 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

NCZ196-204-200345-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-200922T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-200922T2200Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0046.000000T0000Z-200920T0000Z/
East Carteret-Ocracoke Island-
1134 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 6 to
  10 feet in the surf zone. For the Coastal Flood Advisory, up to
  one to three feet of inundation above ground level in low-lying
  areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the Beach
  Hazards Statement, dangerous rip currents, large breaking waves,
  and strong longshore currents in the surf zone.

* WHERE...Ocracoke Island and East Carteret.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 6 PM EDT Tuesday. For
  the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 8 PM EDT Monday. For the
  Beach Hazards Statement, until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Up to 1 to 3 feet of inundation above ground level is
  possible both soundside and oceanside on Ocracoke Island which
  will result in elevated threat of property damage or road
  overwash. Flooding will extend inland from the waterfront
  threatening some homes and businesses. A few road closures and
  flooding of vehicles will be possible. Rip currents can sweep
  even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.
  Dangerous shore break can throw a swimmer or surfer head first
  into the bottom causing neck and back injuries. Strong longshore
  currents will create dangerous swimming conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.
Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
shoreline. When out of the current, swim back to shore. If tired,
float or tread water until out of the rip current. If unable to
escape, face the shore and call or wave for  help.

Shore break occurs when waves break directly on the beach. It is
extremely important to protect your head and neck whenever you
are in breaking waves by keeping your hands in front of you at
all times.

Strong longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers into rip
currents, piers, jetties and other hazardous areas. In many
cases, the longshore current is strong enough to prevent swimmers
from being able to keep their feet on the bottom making it
difficult to return to shore.

&&

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

Beaufort Marine Lab NC
MLLW Categories - Minor 5.0 ft, Moderate 5.5 ft, Major 6.5 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.5 ft, Moderate 2.0 ft, Major 3.0 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/10 AM     5.4        1.9        1.0        1     Moderate
 19/10 PM     5.2        1.7        1.2        1      Minor
 20/11 AM     5.6        2.1        1.2        1     Moderate
 20/11 PM     5.1        1.6        1.3        1      Minor
 21/12 PM     5.7        2.2        1.3        1     Moderate
 22/12 AM     4.7        1.2        1.1        1       None

Ocracoke Inlet NC
MLLW Categories - Minor 3.0 ft, Moderate 4.0 ft, Major 5.5 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.9 ft, Moderate 2.9 ft, Major 4.4 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/10 AM     2.7        1.6        1.4        3       None
 19/10 PM     2.5        1.4        1.4        3       None
 20/10 AM     2.8        1.7        1.5        4       None
 20/10 PM     2.5        1.4        1.5        4       None
 21/11 AM     2.9        1.8        1.6        4       None
 22/12 AM     2.5        1.4        1.5        3       None

&&

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1134 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

NCZ196-204-200345-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-200922T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-200922T2200Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0046.000000T0000Z-200920T0000Z/
East Carteret-Ocracoke Island-
1134 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 6 to
  10 feet in the surf zone. For the Coastal Flood Advisory, up to
  one to three feet of inundation above ground level in low-lying
  areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the Beach
  Hazards Statement, dangerous rip currents, large breaking waves,
  and strong longshore currents in the surf zone.

* WHERE...Ocracoke Island and East Carteret.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 6 PM EDT Tuesday. For
  the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 8 PM EDT Monday. For the
  Beach Hazards Statement, until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Up to 1 to 3 feet of inundation above ground level is
  possible both soundside and oceanside on Ocracoke Island which
  will result in elevated threat of property damage or road
  overwash. Flooding will extend inland from the waterfront
  threatening some homes and businesses. A few road closures and
  flooding of vehicles will be possible. Rip currents can sweep
  even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.
  Dangerous shore break can throw a swimmer or surfer head first
  into the bottom causing neck and back injuries. Strong longshore
  currents will create dangerous swimming conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.
Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
shoreline. When out of the current, swim back to shore. If tired,
float or tread water until out of the rip current. If unable to
escape, face the shore and call or wave for  help.

Shore break occurs when waves break directly on the beach. It is
extremely important to protect your head and neck whenever you
are in breaking waves by keeping your hands in front of you at
all times.

Strong longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers into rip
currents, piers, jetties and other hazardous areas. In many
cases, the longshore current is strong enough to prevent swimmers
from being able to keep their feet on the bottom making it
difficult to return to shore.

&&

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

Beaufort Marine Lab NC
MLLW Categories - Minor 5.0 ft, Moderate 5.5 ft, Major 6.5 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.5 ft, Moderate 2.0 ft, Major 3.0 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/10 AM     5.4        1.9        1.0        1     Moderate
 19/10 PM     5.2        1.7        1.2        1      Minor
 20/11 AM     5.6        2.1        1.2        1     Moderate
 20/11 PM     5.1        1.6        1.3        1      Minor
 21/12 PM     5.7        2.2        1.3        1     Moderate
 22/12 AM     4.7        1.2        1.1        1       None

Ocracoke Inlet NC
MLLW Categories - Minor 3.0 ft, Moderate 4.0 ft, Major 5.5 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.9 ft, Moderate 2.9 ft, Major 4.4 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/10 AM     2.7        1.6        1.4        3       None
 19/10 PM     2.5        1.4        1.4        3       None
 20/10 AM     2.8        1.7        1.5        4       None
 20/10 PM     2.5        1.4        1.5        4       None
 21/11 AM     2.9        1.8        1.6        4       None
 22/12 AM     2.5        1.4        1.5        3       None

&&

$$



High Surf Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1134 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

NCZ196-204-200345-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-200922T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-200922T2200Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0046.000000T0000Z-200920T0000Z/
East Carteret-Ocracoke Island-
1134 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
MONDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 6 to
  10 feet in the surf zone. For the Coastal Flood Advisory, up to
  one to three feet of inundation above ground level in low-lying
  areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the Beach
  Hazards Statement, dangerous rip currents, large breaking waves,
  and strong longshore currents in the surf zone.

* WHERE...Ocracoke Island and East Carteret.

* WHEN...For the High Surf Advisory, until 6 PM EDT Tuesday. For
  the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 8 PM EDT Monday. For the
  Beach Hazards Statement, until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Up to 1 to 3 feet of inundation above ground level is
  possible both soundside and oceanside on Ocracoke Island which
  will result in elevated threat of property damage or road
  overwash. Flooding will extend inland from the waterfront
  threatening some homes and businesses. A few road closures and
  flooding of vehicles will be possible. Rip currents can sweep
  even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.
  Dangerous shore break can throw a swimmer or surfer head first
  into the bottom causing neck and back injuries. Strong longshore
  currents will create dangerous swimming conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

Inexperienced swimmers should remain out of the water due to
dangerous surf conditions.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.
Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
shoreline. When out of the current, swim back to shore. If tired,
float or tread water until out of the rip current. If unable to
escape, face the shore and call or wave for  help.

Shore break occurs when waves break directly on the beach. It is
extremely important to protect your head and neck whenever you
are in breaking waves by keeping your hands in front of you at
all times.

Strong longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers into rip
currents, piers, jetties and other hazardous areas. In many
cases, the longshore current is strong enough to prevent swimmers
from being able to keep their feet on the bottom making it
difficult to return to shore.

&&

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

Beaufort Marine Lab NC
MLLW Categories - Minor 5.0 ft, Moderate 5.5 ft, Major 6.5 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.5 ft, Moderate 2.0 ft, Major 3.0 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/10 AM     5.4        1.9        1.0        1     Moderate
 19/10 PM     5.2        1.7        1.2        1      Minor
 20/11 AM     5.6        2.1        1.2        1     Moderate
 20/11 PM     5.1        1.6        1.3        1      Minor
 21/12 PM     5.7        2.2        1.3        1     Moderate
 22/12 AM     4.7        1.2        1.1        1       None

Ocracoke Inlet NC
MLLW Categories - Minor 3.0 ft, Moderate 4.0 ft, Major 5.5 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.9 ft, Moderate 2.9 ft, Major 4.4 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 19/10 AM     2.7        1.6        1.4        3       None
 19/10 PM     2.5        1.4        1.4        3       None
 20/10 AM     2.8        1.7        1.5        4       None
 20/10 PM     2.5        1.4        1.5        4       None
 21/11 AM     2.9        1.8        1.6        4       None
 22/12 AM     2.5        1.4        1.5        3       None

&&

$$



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