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Sullivan's Island Police Department
Wednesday August 19th, 2009 :: 06:13 p.m. EDT

Advisory

COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING UNTIL 11:00PM EDT

COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
UNTIL 11:00PM EDT
Coastal Hazard Message National Weather Service Charleston SC 342 PM EDT Wed Aug 19 2009

, Shallow Coastal Flooding To Result From The High Tides This Evening,



Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston- 342 PM EDT Wed Aug 19 2009

, Coastal Flood Advisory In Effect From 7 PM To 11 PM EDT This Evening,

The National Weather Service In Charleston Has Issued A Coastal Flood Advisory, Which Is In Effect From 7 PM To 11 PM EDT This Evening.

Astronomical High Tides As A Result Of The Perigee Tonight And The New Moon Early Thursday, Will Produce Perigean Spring Tides This Evening.

Tides In Charleston Have Been Running Around 1/3 To 1/2 Foot Above Predicted Tide Levels The Past Several Tide Cycles, And This Trend Will Continue This Evening. This Will Produce An Hour Or Two Of Minor Flooding At Locations Near And Along The Coast Of Southern South Carolina, Around The Time Of High Tide. The High Tide This Evening Occurs In Charleston At 758 PM And At Beaufort At 913 PM.

Tides Are Expected To Reach As High As 7.0 To 7.2 Feet Mean Lower Low Water At Charleston With The Upcoming High Tide.

Some Communities Subject To Shallow Coastal Flooding Include, Parts Of Downtown Charleston Such As Lockwood Avenue And America Street, Long Point Road In Mount Pleasant Near Boone Hall Creek, Sullivans Island, Folly Beach, Edisto Beach And Fripp Island.



A Coastal Flood Advisory Indicates That Winds And Tides Will Combine To Generate Some Salt Water Flooding Of Low-Lying Areas Near The Coast. Shallow Coastal Flooding Begins Along The Southern South Carolina Coast When Tides In The Charleston Harbor Reach 7.0 Feet Mean Lower Low Water And Along The Northern Georgia Coast When Tides Reach 9.2 Feet Mean Lower Low Water At Fort Pulaski.


Address/Location
Sullivan's Island Police Department
2056 Middle St
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 843-883-3931

Daniel Howard
dhoward@sullivansisland-sc.com
843-883-3931

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