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Posted on: August 28, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Flood Advisory

Turn Around, Don't Drown!

A Coastal Flood Advisory alert has been issued for Coastal Bryan; Coastal Chatham; Coastal Liberty; Coastal McIntosh by NWS Charleston (the Southern end of South Carolina and Eastern Georgia)....


The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect until 10 PM EDT this evening.

* LOCATIONS...In South Carolina, Coastal Jasper. In Georgia, Coastal Bryan, Coastal Chatham, Coastal Liberty and Coastal McIntosh. 

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways (near 9.6 feet Mean Lower Low Water). Saltwater inundation will impact some roads, including Highway 80 to Tybee Island. 

* TIMING...High tide will occur around 7:10 PM today at Fort Pulaski. Saltwater inundation will be possible 1 to 2 hours before and after high tide. Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Fort Pulaski GA 

MLLW Categories - 

Minor 9.2 ft, Moderate 9.6 ft, Major 10.0 ft MHHW Categories - Minor 1.7 ft, Moderate 2.1 ft, Major 2.5 ft 

Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood ft 

MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact 

  • 28/07 PM 9.6 2.1 0.9 N/A Moderate 
  • 29/08 AM 8.4 0.9 0.8 N/A None 
  • 29/08 PM 9.9 2.4 1.0 N/A Moderate 
  • 30/09 AM 8.4 0.9 0.4 N/A None 
  • 30/09 PM 9.8 2.3 0.8 N/A Moderate 
  • 31/09 AM 8.7 1.2 0.5 N/A None

This event is rated as Minor, and is Likely.

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