Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
335 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

SCZ048>050-310345-
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/O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0022.160830T2200Z-160831T0100Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
335 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

* TIDE LEVELS...PEAKING BETWEEN 7.0 TO 7.2 MLLW AT THE CHARLESTON
  TIDE GAUGE.

* TIMING...THE CHARLESTON HIGH TIDE IS AT 728 PM. MINOR COASTAL
  FLOODING IS EXPECTED AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING
  COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF
  PROPERTIES.

* 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...

BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND MINOR
FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT
TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

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

&&

$$

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ051-310345-
/O.EXT.KCHS.RP.S.0006.000000T0000Z-160831T1800Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
COASTAL JASPER-
335 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* 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.

&&

$$



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