232  
FZUS52 KCHS 140704  
SRFCHS  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
304 AM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
 
SCZ050-142000-  
CHARLESTON-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CAPE ROMAIN, ISLE OF PALMS,  
SULLIVANS ISLAND, FOLLY BEACH, AND KIAWAH ISLAND  
304 AM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 2 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE UPPER 60S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, INCREASING TO  
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
ISLE OF PALMS............HIGH AT 09:54 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 03:46 PM EDT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................2 TO 3 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............AROUND 70.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
TIDES...  
ISLE OF PALMS............HIGH AT 10:29 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 04:20 PM EDT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT. PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 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  
 

 
 
SCZ048-049-051-142000-  
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-COASTAL JASPER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF HUNTING ISLAND, FRIPP ISLAND,  
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, DAUFUSKIE ISLAND, AND EDISTO BEACH  
304 AM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 2 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 60S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, INCREASING TO  
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
HILTON HEAD ISLAND.......HIGH AT 10:29 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 04:25 PM EDT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
TIDES...  
HILTON HEAD ISLAND.......HIGH AT 11:05 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 05:00 PM EDT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT. PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID  
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY  
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 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  
 

 
 
GAZ117-119-139-141-142000-  
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF TYBEE ISLAND, OSSABAW ISLAND, WASSAW ISLAND,  
ST. CATHERINES ISLAND, AND SAPELO ISLAND  
304 AM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 TO 2 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................VERY HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE UPPER 60S.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, INCREASING TO  
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
TYBEE ISLAND.............HIGH AT 10:19 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 04:41 PM EDT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 70S.  
WINDS.......................SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
TYBEE ISLAND.............HIGH AT 10:55 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 05:16 PM EDT.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 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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