Charleston Marine Forecast for: Friday 4/18
Coastal Summary Full 5-Day Forecast
Windy conditions with choppy seas. Small craft advisory. Moderate short period wind waves.
Winds: ENE 17 to 23 knots.
Seas: E 6 feet at 7 seconds.
Very windy with large choppy seas. Small craft advisory. Moderate short period wind waves.
Winds: ENE 21 to 28 knots.
Seas: E 6 feet at 6 seconds.
Charleston Wind Reports: Current, History & Forecasted - aircast Weather
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Live Wind & Surf Report
Summary: So it's chilly outside, but it's sunny and the wind is blowing! Put that wetsuit
back on and go out for a kite session!
Surf: Thigh-Waist high swells are coming in with this colder weather - about 5 feet at 5 seconds.
Paddle: Paddle inshore to avoid the strong wind and swell.
Kite: North winds shifting more Northeast throughout the day and bringing speeds of
15 to 20+ knots. You're gonna love it out there!
Charleston Beach & Coastal Weather Forecast - aircast Weather
next 6-8 hours
the gradient will remain pinched through tonight with some relaxation of the gradient later tonight as the coastal front nudges further toward the coast. a solid small craft advisory remains in effect for all waters including the charleston harbor for ne flow 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt locally. seas 5-7 ft near shore and 7 to 10 ft well off the georgia coast today. small craft advisory conditions will remain common saturday...then gales are possible saturday night/early sunday into sunday night as the gradient tightens between offshore low pressure and inland high pressure. conditions should then gradually improve monday and monday night...and wind/seas are then expected to remain below sca thresholds tuesday through midweek. rip currents...moderate to high risk today...highest along the georgia coast. an enhanced risk for rip currents will persist through the weekend and perhaps into early next week. &&
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