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Byline: LYNNE LANGLEY
Hurricane Isabel kicked up some 8-foot waves at Kiawah, spurred 27-foot waves well offshore, and blew gusts of 40 mph offshore and 20 mph briefly in downtown Charleston as the storm neared the city Wednesday.
Winds might reach tropical storm force over the water during the night, Pete Mohlin, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Charleston said Wednesday evening. But during the day, the winds kicked up good wave conditions for experienced surfers at Folly Beach.
A tropical storm warning remained in effect all day and night Wednesday from the South Santee River near McClellanville north to Cape Fear, N.C. "It is …