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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:32 PM EDT Jul. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to 1 am
EDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 1 am
EDT Monday.

* Locations... Beaufort, coastal Colleton and Charleston counties.

* Coastal flood impacts... up to one half foot of saltwater
inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near
shorelines and tidal waterways (7.0 to 7.4 feet mean lower low
water). This could result in some roads becoming impassable.

* Timing... high tide will occur around 11:01 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
15/11 PM 7.2 1.4 0.6 na minor
16/12 PM 6.0 0.2 0.4 na none




Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:32 PM EDT Jul. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to 1 am
EDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 1 am
EDT Monday.

* Locations... Beaufort, coastal Colleton and Charleston counties.

* Coastal flood impacts... up to one half foot of saltwater
inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near
shorelines and tidal waterways (7.0 to 7.4 feet mean lower low
water). This could result in some roads becoming impassable.

* Timing... high tide will occur around 11:01 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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
15/11 PM 7.2 1.4 0.6 na minor
16/12 PM 6.0 0.2 0.4 na none




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