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Bogue Sound at Emerald Isle (in MLLW) Stage (ft)Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:35AM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.6 ft at 8:55AM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:05AM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.75 ft at 9:20AM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:35AM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:55AM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.96 ft at 10:05AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:25AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:35AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:05AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:35AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:55PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.48 ft at 2:20PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.37 ft at 2:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.25 ft at 2:50PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.19 ft at 3:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 3:25PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.04 ft at 3:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 3:55PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.88 ft at 4:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.78 ft at 4:25PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 4:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.63 ft at 4:55PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.61 ft at 5:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.51 ft at 5:25PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.51 ft at 5:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.43 ft at 6:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.49 ft at 6:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.6 ft at 6:50PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.7 ft at 7:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.75 ft at 7:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.85 ft at 7:20PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 7:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.19 ft at 8:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.25 ft at 8:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.35 ft at 8:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:25PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.53 ft at 8:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.74 ft at 9:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:20PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.13 ft at 9:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.24 ft at 9:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:55PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.51 ft at 10:20PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:55PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.88 ft at 11:25PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.98 ft at 12:05AM May 19, 2022Highest Observation: 3.03 ft at 12:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.92 ft at 12:55AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.73 ft at 1:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:55AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.51 ft at 2:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:55AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:20AM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:50AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.76 ft at 4:20AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.55 ft at 4:50AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.46 ft at 5:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.35 ft at 5:25AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.3 ft at 5:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.19 ft at 5:50AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.01 ft at 6:25AM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.99 ft at 6:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 8:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 8:20AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.05 ft at 8:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.51 ft at 10:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:25AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.75 ft at 10:55AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.78 ft at 11:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.96 ft at 12:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:55PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.48 ft at 2:55PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.42 ft at 3:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.3 ft at 3:25PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.24 ft at 3:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 3:50PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.05 ft at 4:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.95 ft at 4:25PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.9 ft at 4:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.8 ft at 4:50PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 5:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.63 ft at 5:25PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.58 ft at 5:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.48 ft at 6:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.42 ft at 6:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.42 ft at 7:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.52 ft at 7:25PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.58 ft at 7:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.68 ft at 7:50PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.76 ft at 8:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 8:20PM May 19, 2022Observed: 0.93 ft at 8:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.03 ft at 8:45PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 9:00PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.17 ft at 9:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.27 ft at 9:15PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.38 ft at 9:30PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.52 ft at 9:45PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:55PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:15PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:30PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:45PM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:00PM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.32 ft at 11:20PM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:50PM May 19, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:25AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.71 ft at 12:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.64 ft at 2:25AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:55AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:30AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:55AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.09 ft at 4:20AM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:50AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.85 ft at 5:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.74 ft at 5:20AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.54 ft at 5:50AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:00AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.32 ft at 6:20AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.24 ft at 6:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.13 ft at 6:50AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.96 ft at 7:25AM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.91 ft at 7:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.8 ft at 8:00AM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.81 ft at 8:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.8 ft at 8:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.89 ft at 9:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.99 ft at 9:20AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 9:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.18 ft at 9:50AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.25 ft at 10:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.36 ft at 10:25AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.41 ft at 10:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.51 ft at 10:55AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.56 ft at 11:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:25AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:55AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:30PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 2 ft at 1:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.96 ft at 2:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:25PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.71 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.7 ft at 3:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.5 ft at 4:00PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.47 ft at 4:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.37 ft at 4:25PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.31 ft at 4:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.21 ft at 4:50PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.13 ft at 5:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.03 ft at 5:20PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.98 ft at 5:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 5:55PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.81 ft at 6:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.71 ft at 6:25PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.69 ft at 6:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.58 ft at 6:55PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.55 ft at 7:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.47 ft at 7:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.44 ft at 8:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 8:25PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.58 ft at 8:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.69 ft at 8:55PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.73 ft at 9:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.83 ft at 9:20PM May 20, 2022Observed: 0.93 ft at 9:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.03 ft at 9:50PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 10:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.25 ft at 10:15PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.35 ft at 10:30PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.38 ft at 10:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.92 ft at 11:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:50PM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.12 ft at 12:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.23 ft at 12:15AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.44 ft at 12:55AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.45 ft at 3:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.28 ft at 4:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.18 ft at 4:25AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:50AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:20AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.76 ft at 5:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:50AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.47 ft at 6:20AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.38 ft at 6:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.28 ft at 6:55AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.11 ft at 7:20AM May 21, 2022Observed: 1.04 ft at 7:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 0.93 ft at 7:55AM May 21, 2022Observed: 0.89 ft at 8:05AM May 21, 2022EMDN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (8:30AM May 21, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.89 ft at 8:05 AM EDT 21-May-2022. Flood Stage is 5 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Bogue Sound at Emerald Isle (in MLLW). During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 5
Action Stage: 3.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 4.17 ft on 11/07/2021
(2) 3.88 ft on 01/03/2022

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 3.88 ft on 01/03/2022
(2) 4.17 ft on 11/07/2021

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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9 Widespread and significant flooding throughout Swansboro and the western portions of Carteret County, including Emerald Isle, and areas from Cedar Point to Broad Creek, with homes and businesses flooded.Portions of Highway 24 between Swansboro and Cedar Point may be impassable. Many seconary roads (in numerous sound side communities) adjacent to the sound and river will be impassable with several feet of inundation. Including western Emerald Isle, west of Gulf Stream Drive.
7 Numerous homes and businesses will see flooding throughout Swansboro and the western portions of Carteret County (sound side Emerald Isle and areas from Cedar Point to Broad Creek) adjacent to the Bogue Sound, White Oak River and other tributaries. Many secondary roads adjacent to the sound and river will be inundated with water and may be impassable, including Channel Drive and portions of Coast Guard Road in Emerald Isle.
5 Minor flooding in sound side Emerald Isle, and from Swansboro to Broad Creek, flooding docks and yards adjacent to the Bogue Sound, White Oak River and other tributaries.
3.5 Very low lying areas in Emerald Isle, Swansboro, Cedar Point, and Cape Carteret adjacent to the Bogue Sound, White Oak River and other tributaries will see minor flooding.
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Latitude: 34.667700° N, Longitude: 77.063400° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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