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Garden City Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.5

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Garden City Pier Spot ID

Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.5 °C

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Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 01:15 Local time
Tuesday 24Wed
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 5 5 5 4
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 15
NE 25
NE 30
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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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.

South-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Garden City Bridge, Main Creek, South Carolina, 1 km from Garden City Pier.

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Garden City Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Surfside Beach, 5 km from Garden City Pier.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
5 °C

Current weather near Garden City Pier

Overall Garden City Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Garden City Pier Location Maps

Garden City Pier Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Garden City Pier:

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Wave buoys nearest to Garden City Pier:

Tide stations nearest to Garden City Pier:

  • Closest tide station
    Garden City Bridge, Main Creek
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Garden City Pier (ocean)
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Captain Alex's Marina, Parsonage Creek
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Divine's Dock
    3 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Smith's Dock, Murrells Inlet
    4 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Garden City Pier:

  • Closest ski area
    Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States)
    217 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Appalachian Ski Mountain (United States)
    234 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sugar Mountain (United States)
    241 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Hawksnest (United States)
    242 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ski Beech Mountain Resort (United States)
    247 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Garden City Pier:

  • Closest city location
    Myrtle Beach (United States)
    10 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Florence (United States)
    61 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Goose Creek (United States)
    73 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    North Charleston (United States)
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Charleston (United States)
    78 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.
Garden City Pier break location map and break info

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