1893 Sea Islands hurricane

Category 3 Atlantic hurricane in 1893

The 1893 Sea Islands hurricane was a very deadly tropical cyclone. It was Category 3 under Saffir-Simpson scale. The storm had winds near 120 mph. It made landfall at the Georgia-South Carolina border in late August 1893.

The hurricane had a severe storm surge.

It took the lives of 1,000–2,000 people when it made landfall, mostly from storm surge.