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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
306 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-250315-
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COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
306 PM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BEACHES OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST
  GEORGIA

* 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.

* BREAKING WAVE HEIGHTS...5 TO 7 FEET.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL BE DANGEROUS TO ANYONE WHO
  ENTERS THE SURF. THERE WILL ALSO BE DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND
  POSSIBLE BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

EVERYONE SHOULD REMAIN OUT OF THE WATER. MARINERS SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION...ESPECIALLY NEAR INLETS...CUTS AND BAYS. SWELLS
APPROACHING THESE AREAS CAN LEAD TO LARGE...DANGEROUS BREAKING
WAVES. KEEP A CLEAR DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE OCEAN. STRUCTURES SUCH
AS PIERS AND JETTIES WILL BE PARTICULARLY TREACHEROUS.

&&

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