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Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory
Issued: 10:18 AM EST Dec. 10, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday...
... Coastal Flood Warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect until 1 am EST
Tuesday. The coastal Flood Warning has been cancelled.

* Locations... Oceanside and Soundside Outer Banks.

* Tidal departure... inundation 1 to 2 feet above ground level (2
to 3 feet above normal).

* Timing... through this evening... with the greatest threat of
overwash north of Cape Hatteras through noon this morning.

* Coastal flood impacts... minor flooding is expected in the most
vulnerable locations near the Waterfront resulting in a low
threat of property damage. Some roads and low lying property
including parking lots, Parks, lawns, and homes near the
Waterfront will experience shallow flooding. Portion of Hwy 12
will remain inundated through the rest of the morning, mainly
north of Cape Hatteras. Soundside locations mainly south of
Buxton may experience minor flooding.

* Shoreline impacts... rough surf, minor to moderate beach
erosion with ocean overwash possible in vulnerable locations.

* Surf height... 8 to 11 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.


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

Duck NC
MLLW categories - minor 5.5 ft, moderate 6.0 ft, major 6.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
10/09 am 5.6 1.9 1.9 12.0 minor
10/09 PM 4.6 0.9 1.8 10.0 none
11/10 am 4.7 1.0 1.2 7.0 none
11/10 PM 3.4 -0.3 0.7 6.0 none

Oregon Inlet Marina NC
MLLW categories - minor 3.0 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 3.3 ft, major 4.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
10/10 am 0.9 0.3 0.2 3.0 none
10/10 PM 0.8 0.2 0.3 2.0 none
11/10 am 1.3 0.7 0.7 2.0 none
12/12 am 1.7 1.1 1.2 2.0 none

Coast Guard Hatteras NC
MLLW categories - minor 2.5 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 4.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 3.9 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
10/09 am 2.9 1.7 2.3 4.0 minor
10/09 PM 2.4 1.2 2.0 4.0 none
11/10 am 1.8 0.6 1.2 3.0 none
11/10 PM 1.5 0.3 1.1 2.0 none







Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:26 AM EST Dec. 10, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM EST this
afternoon...

* winds... north 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... through this afternoon.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph or
gusts in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.




Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory
Issued: 10:18 AM EST Dec. 10, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday...
... Coastal Flood Warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect until 1 am EST
Tuesday. The coastal Flood Warning has been cancelled.

* Locations... Oceanside and Soundside Outer Banks.

* Tidal departure... inundation 1 to 2 feet above ground level (2
to 3 feet above normal).

* Timing... through this evening... with the greatest threat of
overwash north of Cape Hatteras through noon this morning.

* Coastal flood impacts... minor flooding is expected in the most
vulnerable locations near the Waterfront resulting in a low
threat of property damage. Some roads and low lying property
including parking lots, Parks, lawns, and homes near the
Waterfront will experience shallow flooding. Portion of Hwy 12
will remain inundated through the rest of the morning, mainly
north of Cape Hatteras. Soundside locations mainly south of
Buxton may experience minor flooding.

* Shoreline impacts... rough surf, minor to moderate beach
erosion with ocean overwash possible in vulnerable locations.

* Surf height... 8 to 11 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.


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

Duck NC
MLLW categories - minor 5.5 ft, moderate 6.0 ft, major 6.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 2.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
10/09 am 5.6 1.9 1.9 12.0 minor
10/09 PM 4.6 0.9 1.8 10.0 none
11/10 am 4.7 1.0 1.2 7.0 none
11/10 PM 3.4 -0.3 0.7 6.0 none

Oregon Inlet Marina NC
MLLW categories - minor 3.0 ft, moderate 4.5 ft, major 5.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 3.3 ft, major 4.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
10/10 am 0.9 0.3 0.2 3.0 none
10/10 PM 0.8 0.2 0.3 2.0 none
11/10 am 1.3 0.7 0.7 2.0 none
12/12 am 1.7 1.1 1.2 2.0 none

Coast Guard Hatteras NC
MLLW categories - minor 2.5 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 4.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 3.9 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
10/09 am 2.9 1.7 2.3 4.0 minor
10/09 PM 2.4 1.2 2.0 4.0 none
11/10 am 1.8 0.6 1.2 3.0 none
11/10 PM 1.5 0.3 1.1 2.0 none