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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
327 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NCZ102-VAZ098-061530-
/O.EXA.KAKQ.CF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-160507T0700Z/
EASTERN CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
327 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATION: WESTERN SHORE OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...INCLUDING TIDAL
  RIVERS FROM SOUTHSIDE HAMPTON ROADS THROUGH THE PENINSULAS.

* TIMING: ADDITIONAL MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITHIN A FEW
  HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS MORNING...AND
  AGAIN TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL
  AREAS COULD LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE
ACTION AND / OR TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS
ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED
FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND MINOR FLOODING OF
PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

SEWELLS POINT VA
MINOR 4.5 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   06/10 AM      4.5     2.9      1.6       1       MINOR
   06/10 PM      4.6     3.5      1.1       1       MINOR
   07/10 AM      3.7     2.9      0.8       1        NONE
   07/11 PM      4.1     3.5      0.6       1        NONE
   08/11 AM      3.3     2.9      0.4      1-2       NONE
   09/12 AM      3.8     3.4      0.4       1        NONE

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   06/09 AM      4.8     3.2      1.6      2-3      MINOR
   06/09 PM      4.7     3.6      1.1       2        NONE
   07/09 AM      3.8     3.0      0.8       2        NONE
   07/10 PM      4.2     3.6      0.6       2        NONE
   08/10 AM      3.3     2.9      0.4       2        NONE
   08/11 PM      3.9     3.5      0.4       2        NONE

DUCK NC
MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

                TOTAL   ASTRO
   DAY/TIME      TIDE    TIDE    SURGE    WAVES    FLOOD
                 /FT/    /FT/    /FT/     /FT/     CATEGORY
  ----------   ------- -------  -------  -------  ----------
   06/08 AM      5.3     3.8      1.5      4-5      MINOR
   06/08 PM      5.5     4.6      0.9       3       MINOR
   07/08 AM      4.4     3.7      0.7       2        NONE
   07/09 PM      5.1     4.6      0.5       2        NONE
   08/09 AM      3.9     3.6      0.3       2        NONE
   08/10 PM      4.8     4.5      0.3       2        NONE

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
400 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

ANZ654-656-658-061600-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-160506T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NM-
400 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 5 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE COASTAL WATERS ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
345 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...LINGERING HIGH SEAS THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING...

.5 TO 7 FOOT SEAS OVER THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN WATERS WILL SLOWLY
SUBSIDE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.

AMZ150-152-154-061100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0059.000000T0000Z-160506T1100Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
345 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
355 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...A HIGH THREAT OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH
TODAY...

.THE COMBINATION OF LINGERING SOUTHEAST SWELL AND HIGH
ASTRONOMICAL TIDES WILL PRODUCE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
ALONG THE OUTER BANKS BEACHES FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH.

NCZ103-062000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0002.000000T0000Z-160507T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-
355 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...ALONG THE OUTER BANKS BEACHES FROM CAPE HATTERAS
  NORTH.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  WILL BE A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 2:00 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS POSTED NEAR BEACH
ACCESS POINTS AND LIFEGUARD STATIONS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT...SINCE IT CAN
EXHAUST AND EVEN KILL THE STRONGEST SWIMMER.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NCZ102-070900-
EASTERN CURRITUCK-
457 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST 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.

   COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
430 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NCZ095-098-104-070830-
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
430 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FROM
HATTERAS INLET SOUTH...

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.

   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
430 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NCZ103-070830-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
430 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING NORTH OF
CAPE HATTERAS...
...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FROM
HATTERAS INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS...

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.
   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
346 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NCZ087-096-099-105-109-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053-055-070800-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-
DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-
INLAND GEORGETOWN-
346 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED SMALL HAIL IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
346 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

AMZ250-252-254-256-070800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
346 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AN ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
346 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-070800-
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
346 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED SMALL HAIL IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.

MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE EVENING HIGH TIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE WITH THE EVENING HIGH TIDE
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
346 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NCZ107-070800-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
346 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED SMALL HAIL IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.

MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS LIKELY ALONG PORTIONS OF THE LOWER CAPE
FEAR RIVER TO INCLUDE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON LATE THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS LIKELY ALONG PORTIONS OF THE LOWER CAPE
FEAR RIVER TO INCLUDE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON WITH THE LATE NIGHT
HIGH TIDE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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