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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
750 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

SCZ050-180400-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.S.0002.140418T0200Z-140418T0400Z/
CHARLESTON-
750 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...VERY MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE ALONG THE CHARLESTON
COUNTY COAST THIS EVENING...

PERSISTENT NORTHEAST WINDS COMBINED WITH LINGERING ASTRONOMICAL
INFLUENCES WILL MAINTAIN ABOVE NORMAL TIDES ALONG THE LOWER SOUTH
CAROLINA COAST TONIGHT. TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK 6.8 TO
6.95 FT MEAN LOWER LOW WATER IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR JUST AFTER 11
PM EDT. THIS WILL RESULT IN VERY MINOR SALT WATER INUNDATION IN
SOME OF THE NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE AREAS OF DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON AND
OTHER LOCATIONS ALONG THE CHARLESTON COUNTY COAST. MOTORISTS ARE
URGED TO AVOID AREAS OF STANDING SALT WATER.

THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT SLIGHTLY HIGHER LEVELS COULD OCCUR.
IF THIS HAPPENS...A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS...TV OR YOUR LOCAL
NEWS SOURCE THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON.

&&

$$

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048-049-051-180400-
/O.CON.KCHS.RP.S.0002.000000T0000Z-140419T0000Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-COASTAL JASPER-
750 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
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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