Garden City Pier Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C
Garden City Pier in South Carolina is an exposed beach/Pier break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of rips, rocks, locals and pollution.
For Garden City Bridge, Main Creek, South Carolina, 1 km from Garden City Pier.
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At Surfside Beach, 5 km from Garden City Pier.
Overall Garden City Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Tide stations nearest to Garden City Pier:
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- Second closest tide station1 mi
- Third closest tide station3 mi
- Fourth closest tide station3 mi
- Fifth closest tide station4 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Garden City Pier is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Garden City Pier is Florence Rgnl Airport (FLO), also in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.
- Third is Santee Cooper Rgnl (Plymouth) Airport (MNI) in Montserrat Island, 112 km (70 miles) away.
- Charleston Afb International Airport (CHS) in USA is 123 km (76 miles) away.
- Wilmington International Airport (ILM), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Garden City Pier and is 127 km (79 miles) away.
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