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5:10 am on Friday August 26, 2011

Hurricane approach: Beware waves and rip currents today, this weekend (update: That's Irene you see)

NASA/NOAA GOES Project Updated August 26: See those clouds? Yup that's Irene. This storm is a beast, 420+ miles wide in diameter. We're already starting to see some of the outer bands impact us. Luckily all we'll see is a little wind and rain. See...
9:30 am on Thursday August 25, 2011

Hurricane approach: Beware of waves and rip currents today and through the weekend

NASA/NOAA GOES Project Hurricane Irene entering the Bahamas on August 24. Myrtle Beach has lucked out with Hurricane Irene seeming more intent on Cape Hatteras, but we're not totally in the clear yet.We have three big things to watch out for.1)...
2:40 am on Thursday August 25, 2011

Hurricane approach: Beware waves, rip currents today, this weekend in Charleston

Image by NASA/NOAA GOES Project Hurricane Irene entering the Bahamas on August 24.Charleston has lucked out with Hurricane Irene seeming more intent on Cape Hatteras, but we're not totally in the clear yet. We have three big things to watch out for...
4:44 am on Monday September 20, 2010

Big waves and rip current risks remain to day in Beaufort

Flickr user drobnikm While Hurricane Igor is stlll pretty far from Beaufort, we'll still be feeling its currents and waves. The National Weather Service is warning (is that promising, for you surfers?) that the five-foot waves will continue with an...
7:08 am on Saturday September 4, 2010

Earl's waves give a Folly Beach surfer a boost

Image by Kathy "the sis" A surfer gets bested by the high surf on Folly Beach on September 2 thanks to Hurricane Earl pushing in. You can view more of her photos from that day over here, and we previously mentioned more Folly beach surfing shots.
6:23 am on Saturday September 4, 2010

Earl's waves give Folly Beach's sand a beating (update: video)

Image by Flickr user thesussman Normal waves at Folly in January shown, but you get the idea. Update September 4: Live 5 News took a visit out to folly and reports back with a nice video about the up-to 15 feet of beach the, well, beach town lost...
5:06 am on Friday September 3, 2010

Video: Men take sailboat into Folly Beach surf; It gets busted on the pier

Image by Flickr user eyebee I would not want to face those in 12-foot sailboat. We've already posted about the Folly Beach erosion, but a video of the two men that tried to take a 12-foot sailboat out into the huge and choppy surf thanks to...
4:35 am on Friday September 3, 2010

Beaufort boaters tentative this weekend with Earl swirling (w/video)

Flickr user Bill Gracey Although Earl really came no where near us here in Beaufort, there's enough wind out there and energy in the water that Beaufort boaters are being cautious. Take a look at WSAV's report from Holly Bounds below. Want more on...
3:09 am on Thursday September 2, 2010

Earl expected to pass off Beaufort's coast today, North Carolina tomorrow

Well the next 48 hours are showtime for Hurricane Earl for the Carolinas. The hurricane is believed near peak intensity as a major 145 MPH category 4 hurricane and most models predict a near northernly torn for the storm (map bellow) that should...
2:58 am on Thursday September 2, 2010

Photos of the surf fun on Folly Beach thanks to Hurricane Earl

Image by Flickr user drobnikm With Hurricane Earl's drive by of Charleston has come some rather large and well-formed waves (which may hit a frightening and dangerous 11 feet today.)  Well those waves not only drew out surfers yesterday, September 1...

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