Isle of Palms Surf Report

Waves: At 7:15 AM, the waves are waist high and rideable.

Buoy Information: Edisto Buoy is reporting a wave height of 3.6 feet and a wave period of 7 seconds.

Wind: 6 mph from the W (offshore), and forecast to decrease and change direction from the ESE (onshore) through mid-afternoon, then increase to 12 mph from the SE (onshore) in the late afternoon.

Air temperature: 78 deg F with a forecast high of 87 deg F.

Tides: L 2:46 AM, H 8:43 AM, L 2:54 PM, H 9:20 PM

Water temperature: 86 deg F in the Charleston harbor.

Barometer: 1010 mb and steady (Note that standard atmospheric pressure at sea level is 1013 mb = 29.92 in Hg.)

Other information: This morning and tomorrow morning are the times to get out there, with waves in the thigh to waist high range and light winds.

Surfcam image updates: These typically occur every 2-4 seconds. However, there are 2-hour image freezes due to Comcast/Hostway firewall settings that occur at least once per week and as often as once per day. So if the image is frozen, check back in two hours from the last image update time.

The surf report was updated on Saturday August 1 by Jim Radley.

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