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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
740 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017

GAZ117-119-139-141-171945-
/O.CAN.KCHS.CF.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-171017T1400Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.RP.S.0011.171017T1200Z-171018T0000Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
740 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS CANCELLED THE
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

* RIP CURRENTS...WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
  DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS
  WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NO ONE SHOULD ENTER THE SURF DUE TO LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS.

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

FORT PULASKI GA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 9.2 FT, MODERATE 9.6 FT, MAJOR 10.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 17/07 AM     9.4        1.9        1.5       NA      MINOR
 17/07 PM     9.6        2.1        1.6       NA     MODERATE
 18/08 AM     9.6        2.1        1.6       NA     MODERATE
 18/08 PM     9.5        2.0        1.6       NA      MINOR

&&

$$

SCZ048>051-171245-
/O.CAN.KCHS.CF.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-171017T1400Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
740 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS CANCELLED THE
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

CHARLESTON HARBOR SC
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.0 FT, MODERATE 7.5 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.2 FT, MODERATE 1.7 FT, MAJOR 2.2 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 17/07 AM     7.4        1.6        1.2       NA      MINOR
 17/07 PM     7.5        1.7        1.3       NA     MODERATE
 18/08 AM     7.5        1.7        1.2       NA     MODERATE
 18/08 PM     7.3        1.5        1.2       NA      MINOR

FORT PULASKI GA
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 9.2 FT, MODERATE 9.6 FT, MAJOR 10.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.7 FT, MODERATE 2.1 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 17/07 AM     9.4        1.9        1.5       NA      MINOR
 17/07 PM     9.6        2.1        1.6       NA     MODERATE
 18/08 AM     9.6        2.1        1.6       NA     MODERATE
 18/08 PM     9.5        2.0        1.6       NA      MINOR

&&

$$



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