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Folly Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.3
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 4.1

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Folly Beach based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on to see what is happening with the weather in Folly Beach right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Folly Beach

as reported by 5 closest weather stations (updated hourly)

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /


4 km ENE3 m above sea level

4 hours ago
10 SW10
light winds from the SW
(9 km/h at 220°)
20.6 °C-


8 km W6 m above sea level

1 hour ago
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy
0 N0
(0 km/h at 0°)
20 °C16

Sullivans Island

14 km NE15 m above sea level

3 hours ago
0 N0
(0 km/h at 360°)
19 °C-


15 km NW4.9 m above sea level

2 hours ago
0 E0
(0 km/h at 98°)
19 °C-


16 km N- m above sea level

2 hours ago
No report
5 S5
light winds from the S
(6 km/h at 190°)
19.1 °C-

no observation

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Folly Beach and within an acceptable time window.

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