Storms Report: Folly Beach, SC - MyCoast Storms Report: Folly Beach, SC - MyCoast

Storm Witness Report by Eric Lutz

Damage Reported

09/11/2017 | 5:18 pm

Tidal Overview

3 hours 54 minutes after high tide

Data from CHARLESTON (Customhouse Wharf) (8 miles away)
Water Level: 6.2' (observed MLLW)
Tide (Predicted): 12:23 pm, 6.2'
Tide (Observed): 1:24 pm, 9.9'

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Observed Predicted water level

(Tidal data via NOAA Tides & Currents)

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 31.7 MPH
Wind Direction: 101°
Temperature: 77℉
Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 3.13"

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Weather icons courtesy of Icons8. Weather data from DarkSky. Tide data from NOAA.

Damage Reported


Erosion: Severe

Street/Road: Report Damage

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

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


Habitable Structures: Report Damage

Water Flow Around/Under Structure: Yes (2 buildings)

Foundations/Pilings: Yes (2 buildings)

Stairs/Decks/Porches: Yes (2 buildings)

Windows/Siding: Yes (2 buildings)

Walls/Roofs: No

Other Structures

Erosion Control Structures: No Damage

Groins: Mild [Rocks loosely stacked, continuous (no gaps); or sheetpile undermined]

Pools: No Damage

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