Sunday, December15, 2019
Privacy Policy
L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Pawleys Island, SC

Version 3.4
NOTICE
10/9/2019 Updated the Marine Zones.
9/4/2019 Fixed the weather maps due to NOAA moving them.
7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.
6/2/2019. Many thanks to a user for reporting an error on one of the Edit pages. The switch to PHP 7.2 caused many pages that previously worked to quit working. I fixed many but I still depend on users to report ones I missed. Please report errors HERE or send an email to me at L-36.com. Allen

Sunrise 7:11AMSunset 5:10PM Sunday December 15, 2019 8:46 AM EST (13:46 UTC) Moonrise 8:49PMMoonset 10:17AM Illumination 85% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 19 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
AMZ256 Coastal Waters From Murrells Inlet To South Santee River Sc Out 20 Nm- 627 Am Est Sun Dec 15 2019
Today..SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tonight..S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon..SW winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mon night..S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming sw 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers.
Tue..SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming nw. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Isolated tstms through the day. Showers likely.
Wed..N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Thu..N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming ne 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
AMZ200 627 Am Est Sun Dec 15 2019
Synopsis for coastal waters from surf city north carolina to south santee river south carolina out to 20 nautical miles. Gusty westerly winds and high seas early this morning will subside as high pressure builds in. Improving marine conditions return later this morning through Monday. An increase in winds and seas will come Tuesday through Wednesday ahead of and following a cold front. High pressure then builds in late Wednesday through Friday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Pawleys Island, SC
   Hourly   EDIT   Help
location: 33.45, -79.11     debug


Area Discussion for - Wilmington, NC
      (on/off)   Help   NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS62 KILM 151111 AFDILM

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Wilmington NC 613 AM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

SYNOPSIS. Dry high pressure will build in from the northwest today. Southerly winds will bring warmer temperatures Monday and Tuesday, followed by increasing rain chances as another cold front crosses the area late Tuesday. Cold and dry weather will follow through the end of the week.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH MONDAY/. Latest sfc analysis shows 1018 mb high pressure centered over FL with a cold front pushing well offshore. The local area will remain under the influence of the high to the south today, leading to a dry and sunny day with little moisture throughout then entire column. Temps will be close to climatological norms for mid December . highs in the lwr 60s most areas.

Little change in the overall pattern into tonight, with light southerly flow and low temps mainly in the lwr 40s inland under a mostly clear sky. Included mention of patchy fog as well due to very high RH at the sfc and very light/calm winds. Any fog will dissipate into the day Mon as SW flow increases well ahead of an approaching low pressure system. Continued dry into Mon with decent WAA allowing temps to climb into the low (mid?) 70s.

SHORT TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT/. Expect an active short term period as a cold front will be crossing the region from west to east. The boundary should move across the area swiftly late in the afternoon. Likely to in some cases categorical pops are in place. Some instability warrants isolated thunder in the afternoon as well. Temperatures surge once again ahead of the front and depending on cloud cover readings eclipsing 70 are certainly in play buoyed by a warm start with lows Tuesday morning in the 50s. A bit of a different story Wednesday morning as 850mb temperature drop below freezing leading to surface lows in the middle 30s or so.

LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. Quiet weather for the first couple of days of the extended period as surface high pressure settles over the area. Temperatures will be quite cold during this time but not necessarily an epic arctic outbreak. HIghs will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s Wednesday and Thursday with lows mostly below freezing. Some moderation in temperatures is expected Friday. The forecast challenge is at the end of the work week into the weekend. The GFS has been back and forth with a coastal system while other guidance has kept a more southern track. The latest ECMWF however has trended wetter albeit much weaker as opposed to the GFS. Trended pops slightly upward citing this trend but confidence is low.


AVIATION /12Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/. VFR conditions through this evening with zonal flow. Light west winds with pleasent temperatures by midday. Tonight, good radiational cooling will aid in fog formation at the end of the forecast period.

Extended Outlook . Small chance of fog Monday morning. Otherwise, VFR on Monday. Sub-VFR conditions could return Tuesday with a cold front passage. VFR mid-to-late week.

MARINE. A Small Craft Advisory continues until 5am due to seas still running around 6 ft over the outer portions of the marine area, and all guidance continues to run too low with wave heights. Improving marine conditions then for the remainder of the day as sfc high pressure builds in from the S. Expect 10-15 kt SW winds this aftn with 3-4 ft seas. This includes a 1-2 ft SE 9-10 second swell component. Similar sub-Small Craft Advisory conditions continue into the day Mon well ahead of an approaching low pressure system.

Expect a somewhat brisk south to southwest flow overnight Monday through much of the day Tuesday as a cold front moves across the area. Wind speeds will be 15-20 knots for the most part possibly a little higher for brief periods. Seas are highlighting small craft conditions mainly for the outer waters. An offshore flow develops late Tuesday night and continues through late Thursday. Speeds during this time will once again be 15-20 knots initially but steadily decreasing as well. Finally a lot of uncertainty for the end of week elements as low pressure may develop offshore.

ILM WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. SC . None. NC . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until 5 AM EST early this morning for AMZ250-252-254-256.

SYNOPSIS . SHK NEAR TERM . MAS SHORT TERM . SHK LONG TERM . SHK AVIATION . 43 MARINE . MAS/SHK


Weather Reporting Stations
   EDIT       (on/off)   Help   NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
NIWS1 - North Inlet-Winyah Bay Reserve, SC 8 mi62 min WNW 1.9 42°F 1018 hPa41°F
MROS1 - 8661070 - Springmaid Pier, SC 18 mi47 min 46°F
41024 - Sunset Nearshore (SUN 2) 43 mi39 min W 12 G 18 49°F 54°F1019.4 hPa
41119 43 mi117 min 54°F3 ft

Wind History for Springmaid Pier, SC
(wind in knots)    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
Last
24hr
1 day
ago
2 days
ago

Airport Reports
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help   Click EDIT to display multiple airports. Follow links for more data.
AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Georgetown County Airport , SC15 mi52 minN 010.00 miFair37°F37°F100%1019.6 hPa
Myrtle Beach International Airport, SC19 mi51 minW 310.00 miFair44°F41°F89%1019.1 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KGGE

Wind History from GGE (wind in knots)
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
Last 24hrW6W14
G19
W10
G18
W11
G15
W18
G25
W12
G24
W13
G24
W11
G14
W10
G21
W7W6W6W6W10W7W3CalmCalmCalmCalmSW3W3W4W3
1 day agoN4CalmN5NE3W4NW3N3CalmCalmCalmCalmCalmCalmW5W4CalmCalmCalmCalmW6W3CalmCalmCalm
2 days agoNE9
G14
NE12
G19
NE11
G17
NE14
G18
NE8
G16
NE10
G15
NE9NE10NE8
G14
NE7NE10
G17
NE9
G14
NE9
G18
NE10
G18
NE11N6N7NE7NE7NE6NE6NE4NE4N5

Tide / Current Tables for Midway Inlet North, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
   EDIT   Weekend mode (on/off)   (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Midway Inlet North
Click for Map
Sun -- 04:02 AM EST     -0.22 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 07:12 AM EST     Sunrise
Sun -- 09:52 AM EST     5.19 feet High Tide
Sun -- 10:17 AM EST     Moonset
Sun -- 04:46 PM EST     0.17 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 05:10 PM EST     Sunset
Sun -- 08:48 PM EST     Moonrise
Sun -- 10:17 PM EST     4.13 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
2.81.80.80.1-0.20.21.32.94.155.24.94.13.11.910.30.20.71.82.93.74.14

Tide / Current Tables for Allston Creek, South Carolina
   EDIT      (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Allston Creek
Click for Map
Sun -- 04:52 AM EST     -0.21 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 07:12 AM EST     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:17 AM EST     Moonset
Sun -- 10:28 AM EST     5.00 feet High Tide
Sun -- 05:09 PM EST     Sunset
Sun -- 05:36 PM EST     0.16 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 08:48 PM EST     Moonrise
Sun -- 10:53 PM EST     3.99 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
3.32.41.50.6-0-0.20.41.73.24.34.94.94.53.72.61.60.80.30.20.92.13.13.84

Weather Map
       (on/off)   Help Weather Map
wmap_A
GEOS Local Image of    EDIT
NOTE: East coast views moved to GEOS-16. They are experimental and not well supported by NOAA so they may not be correct so be warned. This change required redoing a large amount of the GOES code. If the image you are expecting is not showing, please let me know. You may need to use the EDIT function to update your location.
Link to Loop

Other links: Northern Pacific     Contential US     Full GOES-East
Wind Forecast for Wilmington, NC (8,2,3,4)
      (on/off)   Help

Ground Weather Radar Station Wilmington, NC
   (on/off)   Help
weather_mapweather_map weather_map

Ad by Google

Cookie Policy:
This webiste uses cookies to save your settings. No personal information is saved. You can disable cookies in your browser if you like but it is not recommended for this site. I do not sell cookies. Go to a bakery for that. In fact I do not sell anything. To disable cookies from L-36.com, please refer to the Help button in your browser.
Privacy Policy:
I do not sell or share any user data or anything else for that matter. I do not keep site logs longer than I need to to keep bad actors off the site. Basically, I delete them after looking at them. If you are subject to CCPA, Google ads on this site will not be based on your past behavior so you will likely not see an ad for a lawn mower just because you looked for one at a big box website. I do not believe this site is subject to CCPA but I am doing what I can to follow the guidelines anyway.
Disclaimer:
The information on this web site has not been checked for accuracy. It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason. There are five sources. 1) Documents and manuals from a variety of sources. These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L-36.com. I have no idea of they are useful or accurate, I leave that to the reader. 2) Articles others have written and submitted. If you have questions on these, please contact the author. 3) Articles that represent my personal opinions. These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. These are not intended to be fact, they are my opinions. 4) Small programs that generate result presented on a web page. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there are no errors. Please verify all results. 5) Weather information is from numerious of sources and is presented automatically. It is not checked for accuracy either by anyone at L-36.com or by the source which is typically the US Government. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Finally, tide and current data on this site is from 2007 and 2008 data bases, which may contain even older data. Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. This data is NOT FOR NAVIGATION. See the XTide disclaimer for details. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, river flow, and other factors beyond the ability of any predictive program.