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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 7:08 PM Aug. 14, 2022 – National Weather Service
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level
expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal
waterways.

* WHERE...Coastal Pender, Coastal New Hanover and Coastal
Brunswick Counties.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to midnight EDT tonight.

* 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.

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.

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
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/10 PM     6.1        1.6        1.0        2      Minor
15/11 AM     5.8        1.3        1.0        2       None
15/11 PM     5.7        1.2        1.0       1-2      None
16/12 PM     5.7        1.2        1.0        1       None
17/12 AM     5.5        1.0        1.1        2       None
17/12 PM     5.6        1.1        1.0        2       None

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