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Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KCHS
Issued 9/23/2017 3:50 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 9/25/2017 8:00 PM America/New_York.
whus42 kchs 250705
beaufort-coastal colleton-charleston-coastal jasper-
305 am edt mon sep 25 2017
...high surf advisory remains in effect until 8 pm edt this
...high rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...
* locations...beaches of southeast south carolina and southeast
* 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.
* breaking wave heights...5 or 6 feet.
* impacts...large breaking waves will be dangerous to anyone who
enters the surf. there will also be dangerous rip currents and
possible beach erosion.
no one should enter the surf due to life threatening rip
everyone should remain out of the water. mariners should use
extreme caution...especially near inlets...cuts and bays. swells
approaching these areas can lead to large...dangerous breaking
waves. keep a clear distance away from the ocean. structures such
as piers and jetties will be particularly treacherous.