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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
110 PM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

NCZ107-290115-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0073.210729T0500Z-210729T0800Z/
Inland New Hanover-
110 PM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* 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 1 AM to 4 AM EDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...North of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, one spot on
  Battleship Road is covered with water about three inches deep.
  The westbound lane of USS North Carolina Road is covered with
  water up to six inches deep. In downtown Wilmington, about a
  block of Water Street just south of Market Street is covered
  with about three inches of water.

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.

&&

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
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 28/02 PM     5.4        0.7        1.3        1       None
 29/02 AM     5.8        1.1        1.4        1      Minor
 29/03 PM     5.5        0.8        1.4        1      Minor
 30/03 AM     5.6        0.9        1.4        1      Minor
 30/04 PM     5.5        0.8        1.4        1      Minor
 31/04 AM     5.3        0.6        1.3        1       None

&&

$$

IGB

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