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High Surf Advisory


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
456 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...STRONG LOW PRESSURE BRINGS DANGEROUS SURF, MINOR BEACH EROSION
AND MINOR OCEAN AND SOUNDSIDE FLOODING...

.Strong low pressure will continue to impact the area today.
Strong southerly winds this morning will become northwest to
northerly this afternoon. The strong winds will produce rough
surf of 6 to 8 feet, dangerous rip currents, strong longshore
currents, minor beach erosion, and minor soundside flooding
through this evening.

The soundside flooding is forecast to occur in areas along the
Outer Banks, mainly north of Cape Hatteras adjacent to the
Pamlico Sound where inundation of 1 to 2 feet above ground level
will possible.

The rough surf of 6 to 8 feet will result in minor beach erosion
along south facing beaches south of Cape Hatteras this morning
and afternoon, and along the east facing beaches north of Cape
Hatteras this afternoon and early evening.

NCZ195-196-199-204-202100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-191020T2000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0046.000000T0000Z-191021T0000Z/
West Carteret-East Carteret-Coastal Onslow-Ocracoke Island-
456 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...All area beaches.

* TIMING...For the High Surf Advisory, until 4 PM EDT this
  afternoon. For the Beach Hazards Statement, through this
  evening.

* SURF HEIGHT...Up to 6 to 8 feet.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...Minor beach erosion, rough surf, dangerous
  rip currents, and strong longshore currents.

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.

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. The
most common injuries with strong shore break are neck and back
injuries, which most often occur when the powerful surf throws a
swimmer or surfer head first into the bottom. 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.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
802 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-210000-
/O.CON.KILM.BH.S.0045.000000T0000Z-191021T0000Z/
/O.CON.KILM.RP.S.0027.000000T0000Z-191021T0000Z/
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Brunswick-
Coastal Horry-
802 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...In South Carolina, Coastal Horry. In North
  Carolina, Coastal Pender, Coastal New Hanover and Coastal
  Brunswick.

* TIMING...Until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
  to anyone who enters the surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents, longshore currents, and other hazards create life-
threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution should be used
when in or near the water.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
802 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-210000-
/O.CON.KILM.BH.S.0045.000000T0000Z-191021T0000Z/
/O.CON.KILM.RP.S.0027.000000T0000Z-191021T0000Z/
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Brunswick-
Coastal Horry-
802 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...In South Carolina, Coastal Horry. In North
  Carolina, Coastal Pender, Coastal New Hanover and Coastal
  Brunswick.

* TIMING...Until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be dangerous
  to anyone who enters the surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents, longshore currents, and other hazards create life-
threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution should be used
when in or near the water.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
456 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...STRONG LOW PRESSURE BRINGS DANGEROUS SURF, MINOR BEACH EROSION
AND MINOR OCEAN AND SOUNDSIDE FLOODING...

.Strong low pressure will continue to impact the area today.
Strong southerly winds this morning will become northwest to
northerly this afternoon. The strong winds will produce rough
surf of 6 to 8 feet, dangerous rip currents, strong longshore
currents, minor beach erosion, and minor soundside flooding
through this evening.

The soundside flooding is forecast to occur in areas along the
Outer Banks, mainly north of Cape Hatteras adjacent to the
Pamlico Sound where inundation of 1 to 2 feet above ground level
will possible.

The rough surf of 6 to 8 feet will result in minor beach erosion
along south facing beaches south of Cape Hatteras this morning
and afternoon, and along the east facing beaches north of Cape
Hatteras this afternoon and early evening.

NCZ195-196-199-204-202100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-191020T2000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0046.000000T0000Z-191021T0000Z/
West Carteret-East Carteret-Coastal Onslow-Ocracoke Island-
456 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...All area beaches.

* TIMING...For the High Surf Advisory, until 4 PM EDT this
  afternoon. For the Beach Hazards Statement, through this
  evening.

* SURF HEIGHT...Up to 6 to 8 feet.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...Minor beach erosion, rough surf, dangerous
  rip currents, and strong longshore currents.

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.

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. The
most common injuries with strong shore break are neck and back
injuries, which most often occur when the powerful surf throws a
swimmer or surfer head first into the bottom. 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
755 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-211200-
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Brunswick-Coastal Horry-
755 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina and
northeast South 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 for strong long shore current.
 High Rip Current Risk.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

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 Wakefield VA
451 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

NCZ012-013-030-VAZ048-060>062-064>069-075-076-079>083-087-088-092-
509>522-210900-
Northampton-Hertford-Bertie-Fluvanna-Prince Edward-Cumberland-
Goochland-Caroline-Mecklenburg-Lunenburg-Nottoway-Amelia-Powhatan-
Westmoreland-Richmond-Brunswick-Dinwiddie-Prince George-Charles City-
New Kent-Greensville-Sussex-Southampton-Western Louisa-
Eastern Louisa-Western Hanover-Eastern Hanover-Western Chesterfield-
Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights)-
Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond)-Eastern Henrico-
Western King William-Eastern King William-Western King and Queen-
Eastern King and Queen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-
451 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast North Carolina,
central Virginia, east central Virginia, north central Virginia,
south central Virginia and southeast Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

The remnants of Tropical Storm Nestor will track offshore of the
Mid-Atlantic coast today and tonight. This low will bring periods of
rain, which may be heavy at times this morning through early
afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

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
447 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

NCZ029-044>046-079-080-090>092-094-193-194-198-210900-
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Greene-Beaufort-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-
Pamlico-Northern Craven-Southern Craven-Inland Onslow-
447 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

A strong, fast moving low pressure system will impact eastern North
Carolina today, bringing periods of heavy rainfall that could lead
to localized flooding, and the potential for a few tornadoes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Hazardous weather is not 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
447 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

NCZ195-199-210900-
West Carteret-Coastal Onslow-
447 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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.
   High Surf Advisory.
   Wind Advisory.

A strong, fast moving low pressure system will impact eastern North
Carolina today, bringing periods of heavy rainfall that could lead
to localized flooding, and the potential for a few tornadoes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Columbia SC
324 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-115-116-
210730-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Chesterfield-McCormick-
Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-Richland-Lee-
Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-Bamberg-
Northern Lancaster-Southern Lancaster-
324 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Midlands of South Carolina
and the Central Savannah River area of Georgia.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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