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Isle of Palms Weather

Isle of Palms Report



Waves At 7:35 AM, waves are ankle high and clean. It looks more like Lake Ontario than the Atlantic Ocean.
Buoy Information Edisto Buoy is reporting a wave height of 2.0 ft and a dominant wave period of 8 seconds.
Wind 2 mph from the NW (offshore) and forecast to increase to 14 mph from the NE (offshore) this afternoon.
Air temperature 49 deg F, with a forecast high of 60 deg F.
Tides High Tide 3:18 AM, Sunrise 7:15 AM, Low Tide 9:39 AM, High Tide 3:43 PM, Sunset 5:15 PM, Low Tide 9:52 PM
Water Temperature 55 deg F at the Cooper River entrance in the Charleston harbor.
Barometer 30.10 inHg and rising. (Note that standard atmospheric pressure at sea level is 1013 mb = 29.92 inHg.)
Other information Waves are forecast to remain small through tomorrow, increasing to chest high on Friday, but driven by a strong onshore wind, and then becoming flat for the weekend. It looks like no surfing gifts for the holidays.
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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) public parking locations not requiring a permit or fee are described in the “Road Right-of-Ways” and "Parking Guide" paragraphs and links.
This surf report was updated on Tuesday December 18 by Jim Radley.

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