Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Carteret (NCZ095) North Carolina Issued by the National Weather Service

 

High Surf Advisory High Surf Advisory - Carteret (North Carolina)


Updated:Thu, 21-Mar-2019 3:01am EDT
Effective:Thu, 21-Mar-2019 3:01am EDT
Expires:Thu, 21-Mar-2019 10:00am EDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Carteret; Outer Banks Dare; Outer Banks Hyde
 
Instructions: A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions.

Message summary: ...rough surf expected and minor beach erosion possible south of oregon inlet through this morning...
.an area of low pressure will move through the area this morning, as strong southeast to south winds continue. Building seas combined with high astronomical tides will result in elevated waters levels, rough surf and minor beach erosion for the beaches.
...high surf advisory now in effect until 10 am edt this morning...
* locations...beaches from oregon inlet to bogue inlet.
* surf height...5 to 8 feet.
* timing...this morning.
* impacts...rough surf expected and minor beach erosion possible.
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