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Isle of Palms Weather

Isle of Palms Report

Waves 9:00 UPDATE: On National Mail Order Catalog Day from the IOP Pier. It's buttcrack to waist and it's cleaned up a little.
Buoy Information Edisto Buoy is reporting a wave height of 6.6' with 7 second DPD 5.1 second APD - Wave Direction SSW
Wind Sideshore / SW @ 7mph w/ gust to 9mph
Air temperature 76° - Feels like 76° - High for Today: 83° - Today's Forecast: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny. West wind 9 to 11 mph
Tides Low 4:04AM, High 10:03AM, Low 4:06PM, High 10:23PM - First light 6:17AM, Sunrise 6:43AM, Sunset 8:02PM, Last light 8:27PM
Water Temperature 85.8°
Barometer 30.01 inHg. and rising (Note that standard atmospheric pressure at sea level is 1013 mb = 29.92 inHg.)
Other information Jason slept in again this AM. It has cleaned up a little and has lost a little size. The wind will be shifting to the west after high tide so there may be an hour or two from 10:30 TO 1:00. This day marks the anniversary the first Montgomery Wards mail order catalog. On this day in 1872. The very first catalog consisted of an eight by 12-inch single sheet of paper. On it, Ward included the merchandise for sale, price list, and ordering instructions. The original AMAZON! Back w/ you in a couple of weeks.
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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 cameras" 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) 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. Note that the effective dates for the Resident Parking District are now year around and no longer limited to May 15 to September 15.
This surf report was updated on Sunday August 18 by Tom Proctor

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