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Apache Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Apache Pier Spot ID

TJ Aug 2014, Apache Pier photo

Apache Pier

Photo credit: Hank Berger

Type: sandbar

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.0 °C

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Friday, 9 December 2016, 18:09 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.1
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
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NNE 20
NNE 20
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Wind State cross-
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Apache Pier in South Carolina is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach are mainly rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. A popular wave that can get growded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

South-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Myrtle Beach Airport, ICWW, South Carolina, 3 km from Apache Pier.

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Apache Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Briarcliffe Acres Myrtle Beach wx, 1 km from Apache Pier.

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Overall Apache Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Apache Pier is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Apache Pier is Wilmington International Airport (ILM), also in USA, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Florence Rgnl Airport (FLO) in USA, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Santee Cooper Rgnl (Plymouth) Airport (MNI) in Montserrat Island is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Apache Pier and is 156 km (97 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Apache Pier, Carolina South. Use the tab navigation above to view Apache Pier sea temperature, Apache Pier photographs, Apache Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Apache Pier webcams, current wind from Carolina South live weather stations and Apache Pier tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Apache Pier.