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Re: Near-shore tide what to expect. "Need some Guidance"

Originally Posted by jimrafford View Post
I bought a place on Ladies Island and haven't had the chance to explore much beyond Port Royal Sound. The currents in the rivers and sound are significant. The distances you are talking about are pretty close to shore. I'm sure currents would be effected by the volume of water going in and out of the sound. Looking for some charting.
Hey and thanks Jim, We live with 10 miles of each other we should sail sometime. I have been sailing the Morgan river Beaufort River, and the Port Royal sound for a couple of years now. Light air most of the time. a lot of Shoaling. Great place to sail.

My question, Where the Port Royal Sound dumps into the Atlantic Ocean is in a south easterly direction. How far north or south would I have to run north or south of that current on a out going tide for the effects to calm down?
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