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Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 2:23 PM EDT on October 17, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on October 17, 2017


... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 6 PM to 8 PM EDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM to 8 PM EDT this
evening.

* Locations... low-lying coastal areas of Charleston, Beaufort,
and Colleton counties including downtown Charleston.

* Tide levels... peaking between 7.2 and 7.4 feet mean lower low
water, or between 1.4 and 1.6 feet mean higher high water.

* Timing... high tide will occur around 7:05 PM today at
Charleston. Shallow saltwater flooding will be possible 1 to 2
hours before and after high tide.

* Coastal flood impacts... inundation of saltwater in coastal
areas could result in some roads becoming impassable and minor
flooding of properties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared for the possibility of impassable roads and minor
flooding of properties. If travel is necessary, do not attempt to
drive through water of unknown depth.


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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
17/07 PM 7.3 1.5 1.1 na minor
18/08 am 7.3 1.5 1.0 na minor
18/08 PM 7.1 1.3 1.0 na minor
19/08 am 7.2 1.4 0.8 na minor





Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 2:23 PM EDT on October 17, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on October 17, 2017


... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 6 PM to 8 PM EDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM to 8 PM EDT this
evening.

* Locations... low-lying coastal areas of Charleston, Beaufort,
and Colleton counties including downtown Charleston.

* Tide levels... peaking between 7.2 and 7.4 feet mean lower low
water, or between 1.4 and 1.6 feet mean higher high water.

* Timing... high tide will occur around 7:05 PM today at
Charleston. Shallow saltwater flooding will be possible 1 to 2
hours before and after high tide.

* Coastal flood impacts... inundation of saltwater in coastal
areas could result in some roads becoming impassable and minor
flooding of properties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared for the possibility of impassable roads and minor
flooding of properties. If travel is necessary, do not attempt to
drive through water of unknown depth.


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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
17/07 PM 7.3 1.5 1.1 na minor
18/08 am 7.3 1.5 1.0 na minor
18/08 PM 7.1 1.3 1.0 na minor
19/08 am 7.2 1.4 0.8 na minor





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