University of South Carolina

 

South Carolina Nearshore Monitoring System

 

Real-time wave & current information in the nearshore at

Folly Beach Edwin S. Taylor Fishing Pier, SC

 

 

Southeast Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing System

 

Funded by:

 

The measurement location is approximately 1,000 ft past the end of the pier at approximately 4m water depth.

Station Location:

32o39.009’ N, 79o56.217’ W

Last Update:

9/16 12:00 AM EDT

This webpage self-refreshes every 15 minutes with new data arriving at 15 minutes past each hour.

A. Directional Wave Information

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Last update 9/16 12:00 AM EDT
Significant Wave Height0.47 meters (1.54 feet)
Peak Period9.10 seconds
Peak Direction from SE (138.0 degrees)
Depth3.92 meters (12.85 feet)
Maximum Height0.54 meters (1.77 feet)
Mean Period5.50 seconds

Graphs (units Metric) 1 day 3 days 1 week 1 month 3 months 1 year

Graphs (units English) 1 day 3 days 1 week 1 month 3 months 1 year

DODS/OPeNDAP Data Query

 

B. Ocean Current Information

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Bin NumberHeight above seabed (meters)Current Speed (meters/second) (knots)Current Direction (degrees)
11.550.035 (0.068)317
22.050.036 (0.070)312
32.550.033 (0.064)353
43.050.029 (0.056)348
53.550.027 (0.052)318
    
Bin average0.032 meters/second (0.062 knots) toward NNW (329 degrees)

 

C. Meteorological Condition Information

 

Weather conditions