174  
FZUS52 KCHS 230420  
SRFCHS  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
1220 AM EDT FRI APR 23 2021  
 
SCZ050-230800-  
CHARLESTON-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CAPE ROMAIN, ISLE OF PALMS,  
SULLIVANS ISLAND, FOLLY BEACH, AND KIAWAH ISLAND  
1220 AM EDT FRI APR 23 2021  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 1 FOOT.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE UPPER 60S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 60S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
ISLE OF PALMS............LOW AT 11:10 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 05:24 PM EDT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 3 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................BREEZY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH,  
INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
ISLE OF PALMS............LOW AT 12:01 PM EDT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 3 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/CHS  
 

 
 
SCZ048-049-051-230800-  
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-COASTAL JASPER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF HUNTING ISLAND, FRIPP ISLAND,  
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, DAUFUSKIE ISLAND, AND EDISTO BEACH  
1220 AM EDT FRI APR 23 2021  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 1 FOOT.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 60S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY UNTIL 2 PM, THEN MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 60S.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
HILTON HEAD ISLAND.......LOW AT 11:44 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 05:59 PM EDT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 3 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................BREEZY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH,  
INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
HILTON HEAD ISLAND.......HIGH AT 06:20 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 12:36 PM EDT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 3 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/CHS  
 

 
 
GAZ117-119-139-141-230800-  
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF TYBEE ISLAND, OSSABAW ISLAND, WASSAW ISLAND,  
ST. CATHERINES ISLAND, AND SAPELO ISLAND  
1220 AM EDT FRI APR 23 2021  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 2 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 60S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............AROUND 70.  
WINDS.......................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
TYBEE ISLAND.............LOW AT 12:00 PM EDT.  
HIGH AT 05:49 PM EDT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................BREEZY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH,  
INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
TYBEE ISLAND.............HIGH AT 06:10 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 12:52 PM EDT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 3 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/CHS  
 

 
 
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