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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:20 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to
1 PM EST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 1 PM
EST Thursday.

* Locations... inland New Hanover.

* Timing... minor flooding during the next two high tide cycles... from
8 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Thursday.

* Coastal flood impacts... north of the Cape Fear Memorial
bridge... one spot on battleship Road is covered with water about
three inches deep. The westbound Lane of USS North Carolina
Road is covered with water up to six inches deep. In downtown
Wilmington... about a block of Water Street just south of Market
street is covered with about three inches of water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Wilmington NC
MLLW categories - minor 5.5 ft, moderate 6.7 ft, major 9.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 0.8 ft, moderate 2.0 ft, major 4.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/11 PM 5.9 1.2 0.8 0.5 minor
21/11 am 5.8 1.1 0.6 0.5 minor
21/11 PM 5.6 0.9 0.5 0.5 minor
22/12 PM 5.6 0.9 0.6 0.5 minor
23/12 am 5.6 0.9 0.6 0.5 minor
23/01 PM 5.3 0.6 0.5 0.5 none




Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:20 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to
1 PM EST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 1 PM
EST Thursday.

* Locations... inland New Hanover.

* Timing... minor flooding during the next two high tide cycles... from
8 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Thursday.

* Coastal flood impacts... north of the Cape Fear Memorial
bridge... one spot on battleship Road is covered with water about
three inches deep. The westbound Lane of USS North Carolina
Road is covered with water up to six inches deep. In downtown
Wilmington... about a block of Water Street just south of Market
street is covered with about three inches of water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Wilmington NC
MLLW categories - minor 5.5 ft, moderate 6.7 ft, major 9.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 0.8 ft, moderate 2.0 ft, major 4.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/11 PM 5.9 1.2 0.8 0.5 minor
21/11 am 5.8 1.1 0.6 0.5 minor
21/11 PM 5.6 0.9 0.5 0.5 minor
22/12 PM 5.6 0.9 0.6 0.5 minor
23/12 am 5.6 0.9 0.6 0.5 minor
23/01 PM 5.3 0.6 0.5 0.5 none