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February 14

Morning surface water temperatures are around 52 degrees off the beach in Little River and 48 in the creeks. The water clarity is bad even out to the reefs. 

February 14

Morning surface water temperatures are still about 54 degrees in Charleston Harbor and with all the rain the water clarity is a little lower than usual. 

February 14

Morning surface water temperatures are around 54 degrees in Murrells Inlet and the water is very clear. 

February 14

Santee Cooper water levels are down to 74.75 in Lake Marion (full pool is 76.8) and 73.43 in Lake Moultrie (full pool is 75.5). Water levels have presumably been dropped preparing for a fresh influx of water, and the whole lake remains brown. Water temperatures are up to about 52 degrees in the morning. 

February 14

Lake Wateree is at 94.2% of full pool and the whole lake is still muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are about 49-51 degrees.

February 12

Lake Monticello morning surface water temperatures vary, with low 50s on the 99 end but upper 50s near the power plant. The whole lake has a slight stain but the closer you get to the power plant the dirtier it is. Water levels generally fluctuate daily. 

February 12

Lake Greenwood water levels are up to 435.22 (full pool is 440.0) and the lake is still muddy from one end to the other and will only get worse with today’s rain.  Morning surface water temperatures are about 47-48 degrees.

February 12

Lake Jocassee is at 98.4% of full pool and most of the lake is clear but there is some dingy water in the very the backs of creeks. Morning surface water temperatures on the main lake are around 49 degrees. 

February 9

Lake Murray water levels are back up to 356.92 (full pool is 360.00) and the lake is clearing. Morning surface water temperatures are still about 50 degrees at the dam. 

February 9

Lake Russell water levels are down to 472.84 (full pool is 475.00) and most of the lake is dirty. Morning surface water temperatures are about 48-49 degrees. 

February 9

Lake Greenwood water levels are up to 435.09 (full pool is 440.0) and the lake is still muddy from one end to the other.  Morning surface water temperatures are about 46-48 degrees.

February 9

Lake Wateree is at 93.8% of full pool and even though the water has come down it has not cleared much. Morning surface water temperatures remain in the upper 40s.

February 9

Clarks Hill water levels are down to 328.76 (full pool is 330.00) and about the upper third to quarter of the lake is muddy. Morning surface water temperatures range from about 48-50 degrees. 

February 9

Lake Hartwell water levels are down to 658.78 (full pool is 660.00) and the lake has cleared although smaller creeks are still a bit dirty in the backs. Morning surface water temperatures are about 49 degrees.  

February 9

Lake Wylie is up to 99.2% of full pool and – for now – the lake is clearing. Morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 40s.

February 8

Lake Keowee is at 98.0% of full pool and water clarity is good on the main lake while the backs of major creeks are stained. Water temperatures in the mid-50s are common on most of the lake, temperatures in the low-60s can be found just north of the nuclear plant, and the coldest water is at the Jocassee dam.

February 6

Morning surface water temperatures are around 53 degrees in Little River and the water is still pretty dirty. 

February 2

Morning surface water temperatures around Hilton Head are in the mid-50s and clarity is high. 

February 2

Morning surface water temperatures are about 54 degrees in Charleston Harbor. 

February 2

On the water today after a little time away, a new inshore fishing report will be following from Captain Buddy Love of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters (843-361-7445). 

February 2

Morning surface water temperatures around Edisto Island are back up to about 52 degrees and the water has cleared.   

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