Storm Witness Report by

Folly Beach, SC

Damage Reported

"Severe erosion at public access at E. Ashley & Summer Place on Folly Beach. Collapsed sea wall, access ramp no longer connected to solid ground, boulders and rocks strewn about with 4-5' of lost sand depth."

Damage Reported


Erosion: Severe

Street/Road: No Damage

Public Access/Dune Walkovers: Report Damage (2 structures)

Exposed Water/Sewer Lines and/or Septic Tanks: No Exposure


Habitable Structures: No Damage

Other Structures

Erosion Control Structures: Report Damage (1 structure)

Specific Damage:

  • collapsed bulkheads / revetments / seawalls

Groins: None

10/13/2016 | 11:00 pm

Tidal Overview

4 hours 18 minutes after high tide

Data from CHARLESTON (Customhouse Wharf) (7.4 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 11:00 pm, 2.1'

High Tide (Predicted): 6:23 pm, 6.3'

High Tide (Observed): 6:42 pm, 7.1'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 1.3 MPH

Wind Direction: NNW (338°)

Temperature: 69℉

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

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