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Isle of Palms Weather

Isle of Palms Report

Waves At 7:50 am, waves are in the knee to thigh high range, short period and not worth the effort.
Buoy Information Edisto Buoy is reporting a wave height of 3.6 ft and a dominant wave period of 5 seconds.
Wind 3 mph from the W (offshore) and forecast to increase to 14 mph from the SSW (onshore) this afternoon.
Air temperature 82 deg F, with a forecast high of 87 deg F.
Tides High Tide 1:36 AM, Sunrise 6:44 AM, Low Tide 7:51 AM, High Tide 2:28 PM, Sunset 8:00 PM, Low Tide 8:35 PM
Water Temperature 85 deg F at the Cooper River entrance in the Charleston harbor.
Barometer 1019 mb and steady. (Note that standard atmospheric pressure at sea level is 1013 mb = 29.92 inHg.)
Other information With onshore winds, small short period waves and stinging creatures still near the shore, it looks like a good weekend to get ready for school instead of surfing.
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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 Saturday August 18 by Jim Radley.

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