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
325 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

SCZ048>050-010330-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0023.160831T2300Z-160901T0100Z/
/O.EXT.KCHS.RP.S.0006.000000T0000Z-160902T0000Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
325 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

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

* TIMING...THE CHARLESTON HIGH TIDE IS AT 813 PM. MINOR COASTAL
  FLOODING IS EXPECTED AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

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

* 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-SCZ051-010330-
/O.EXT.KCHS.RP.S.0006.000000T0000Z-160902T0000Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
COASTAL JASPER-
325 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

* 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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