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Isle of Palms Weather

Isle of Palms Report



Waves At 7:15 am, waves are thigh high and short period, but look to be rideable. As for the past few days, there are creatures (mostly members of the jellyfish family, and a small number of Portugese Man o' War), that will sting you.
Buoy Information Edisto Buoy is reporting a wave height of 3.9 ft and a dominant wave period of 5 seconds.
Wind 5 mph from the NW (offshore) and forecast to increase to 14 mph from the SSW (onshore) this afternoon.
Air temperature 79 deg F, with a forecast high of 87 deg F.
Tides Low Tide 5:19 AM, Sunrise 6:42 AM, High Tide 11:44 AM, Low Tide 5:44 PM, Sunset 8:03 PM, High Tide 11:54 PM
Water Temperature 85 deg F at the Cooper River entrance in the Charleston harbor.
Barometer 1017 mb and steady. (Note that standard atmospheric pressure at sea level is 1013 mb = 29.92 inHg.)
Other information Waves will get choppy this afternoon with increasing onshore wind. The forecast through the weekend is for waves in the thigh high range with strong onshore wind in the afternoons and the possibity of thunderstorms.
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Current IOP Traffic To view current traffic conditions at both the IOP and Mount Pleasant ends of the IOP Connector, do the following: (1) click on the City of Isle of Palms seal on the upper left of this web page; (2) select "The Island" at the upper right of the home page, and from the pull down menu click on "Beach"; (3) at the left of the Beach web page, click on "Beach Access & Parking"; (4) click on the "SCDOT 511 system" link in the second paragraph.
IOP Parking Public parking is specified on the Isle of Palms City web site by first performing steps (1), (2) and (3) above; then, (4) for the period from May 15 to September 15, public parking locations not requiring a permit or fee are described in the “Road Right-of-Ways” paragraph and links. An exception is 7th Avenue where, due to plants and other obstructions in the right-of-way, only about 4 parking spaces are available.
This surf report was updated on Wednesday August 15 by Jim Radley.

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