By Outer Banks Voice on October 2, 2022
The following Advisories that will impact the Outer Banks starting on Monday, Oct. 3 have been issued from the National Weather Service at Newport/Morehead City.
A Wind Advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. North winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph are expected in East Carteret County, Northern Outer Banks, Ocracoke and Hatteras Islands nexpected.
Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high-profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
For the Coastal Flood Warning, expect 2 to 4 feet of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 6 to 8 feet expected in the surf zone.
The Coastal Flood Warning and High Surf Advisory are in effect for Hatteras Island and the Northern Outer Banks.
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