South Carolina boaters and swimmers urged to “Stay Off and Stay Out” of the water

CHARLESTON, S.C. – With Hurricane Irene approaching, the Coast Guard is urging boaters and swimmers to stay off and stay out of the water until the storm has passed and sea states return to normal. Hurricane Irene is expected to bring gale force winds, and inland waterways are expected to be choppy. Conditions are expected to worsen as Hurricane Irene gets closer. “Our primary concern is the...