Weather Alerts for Coastal NC

Issued by the National Weather Service

Coastal Flood Advisory  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY   Coastal Flood Advisory
COASTAL NC

Areas Affected:
Coastal New Hanover - Coastal Pender
Effective: Wed, 10/5 3:00pm Updated: Wed, 10/5 1:22pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 10/5 7:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level
expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal
waterways.
* WHERE...Coastal Pender and Coastal New Hanover Counties.
* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 7 PM EDT this evening.
* IMPACTS...Low-lying roads and locations along the Intracoastal
Waterway and adjacent tidal creeks may observe minor coastal
flooding. Check with local officials for any road closures or
impacts.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Affected areas listed are based on
average tide conditions. Additional locations may experience
flooding during periods of heavy rainfall, high winds, or
other factors.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
Mercer Pier at Wrightsville Beach
MLLW Categories - Minor 6.0 ft, Moderate 8.0 ft, Major 10.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.5 ft, Moderate 3.5 ft, Major 5.5 ft
Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
05/04 PM     6.0        1.5        1.0        2      Minor
06/05 AM     5.1        0.6        0.7        1       None
06/05 PM     5.9        1.4        0.8        1       None
07/06 AM     5.2        0.7        0.4        1       None
07/06 PM     5.6        1.1        0.4       1-2      None
&&

Information:
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.

Coastal Flood Advisory  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY   Coastal Flood Advisory
COASTAL NC

Areas Affected:
Inland New Hanover
Effective: Wed, 10/5 4:00pm Updated: Wed, 10/5 1:22pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 10/5 9:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
* 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 4 PM this afternoon to 9 PM EDT this evening.
* IMPACTS...Portions of Battleship Road and USS North Carolina
Road observe minor coastal flooding up to one half foot in
depth. In downtown Wilmington, a block of Water Street
observes minor flooding up to one quarter foot in depth.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Affected areas listed are based on
average tide conditions. Additional locations may experience
flooding during periods of heavy rainfall, high winds, or
other factors.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
Cape Fear River at Wilmington
MLLW Categories - Minor 5.5 ft, Moderate 6.8 ft, Major 10.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 0.8 ft, Moderate 2.1 ft, Major 5.3 ft
Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
05/06 AM     5.2        0.5        1.0       N/A      None
05/07 PM     5.8        1.1        0.9       N/A     Minor
06/07 AM     5.2        0.5        0.8       N/A      None
06/08 PM     5.8        1.1        0.8       N/A     Minor
07/08 AM     5.4        0.7        0.7       N/A      None
07/09 PM     5.8        1.1        0.7       N/A     Minor
&&

Information:
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.