Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1027 AM EDT FRI MAY 20 2016

FOR THE BEACHES OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTH COASTAL
GEORGIA

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS OR VISIT WEATHER.GOV FOR
INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE WATCHES, WARNINGS, OR ADVISORIES THAT MAY BE
IN EFFECT.

A RIP CURRENT GRAPHIC CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/CHS/BEACH.

SCZ050-202015-
CHARLESTON-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CAPE ROMAIN...ISLE OF PALMS...
SULLIVANS ISLAND...FOLLY BEACH...KIAWAH ISLAND
1027 AM EDT FRI MAY 20 2016

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. USE CAUTION IN THE WATER DUE TO
                    STRONGER OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS THAT
                    COULD BE LIFE THREATENING. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
                    LIFEGUARD.
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 70S.
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 70S.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...MODERATE.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ048-049-051-202015-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-COASTAL JASPER-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...HUNTING ISLAND...FRIPP ISLAND...
HILTON HEAD ISLAND...DAUFUSKIE ISLAND...EDISTO BEACH
1027 AM EDT FRI MAY 20 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW. RIP CURRENTS MAY SOMETIMES OCCUR,
                    ESPECIALLY NEAR GROINS, JETTIES AND PIERS.
                    ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 70S.
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 70S.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...MODERATE.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

GAZ117-119-139-141-202015-
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...TYBEE ISLAND...OSSABAW ISLAND...
WASSAW ISLAND...ST. CATHERINES ISLAND...SAPELO ISLAND
1027 AM EDT FRI MAY 20 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW. RIP CURRENTS MAY SOMETIMES OCCUR,
                    ESPECIALLY NEAR GROINS, JETTIES AND PIERS.
                    ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 70S.
WINDS...............EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 70S.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...EXTREME.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$



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