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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston SC
416 AM EDT Wed Oct 21 2020

SCZ048>050-220830-
Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston-
416 AM EDT Wed Oct 21 2020

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Moderate Risk for Rip Currents.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Rip Currents: Increased risk for rip currents will be possible
through the weekend due to long period swell from Epsilon well to
the east.

Coastal Flooding: Minor salt water flooding could occur during the
late morning high tide on Thursday. Additional Coastal Flood
Advisories may be needed.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

$$



Coastal Flood Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Charleston SC
653 AM EDT Wed Oct 21 2020

SCZ048>050-211900-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0064.201021T1500Z-201021T1900Z/
Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston-
653 AM EDT Wed Oct 21 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level
  expected along shorelines and tidal waterways (7.0 to 7.2 feet
  Mean Lower Low Water at Charleston).

* WHERE...Coastal southeast South Carolina including downtown
  Charleston.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 3 PM EDT this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...This could result in some roads becoming impassable.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...High tide will occur around 12:35 PM
  today at Charleston. Saltwater inundation will be possible 1
  to 2 hours before and after high tide.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Charleston Harbor SC
MLLW Categories - Minor 7.0 ft, Moderate 7.5 ft, Major 8.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.2 ft, Moderate 1.7 ft, Major 2.2 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 21/01 PM     7.1        1.3        0.5       N/A     Minor
 22/01 AM     6.2        0.4        0.8       N/A      None
 22/02 PM     7.0        1.2        0.7       N/A     Minor
 23/02 AM     6.0        0.2        0.8       N/A      None
 23/03 PM     6.8        1.0        0.8       N/A      None
 24/03 AM     5.7       -0.1        0.6       N/A      None

&&

$$




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