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

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Garden City Pier Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Carolina, USA)

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Garden City Pier Spot ID:

Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.2 °C

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Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 06:10 Local time

Tuesday 03
4AM 7AM 10AM 1PM
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 5 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 60
E 60
E 50
E 45
Wind State 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.

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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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Live Weather:

At Surfside Beach, 5 km from Garden City Pier.

moderate winds from the ENE

Air temperature
9 °C

Current weather near Garden City Pier

Overall Garden City Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Garden City Pier:

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Closest break Surfside Pier 2 mi
Second closest break Ocean Lakes 4 mi
Third closest break Springmaid Pier 7 mi
Fourth closest break 13th Ave South Surfside 9 mi
Fifth closest break Springmaid Beach 10 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Garden City Pier:

Closest wave buoy Ocean Crest Pier Buoy 53 mi
Second closest wave buoy Frying Pan Shoals Buoy 73 mi
Third closest wave buoy Edisto Buoy 75 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Onslow Bay Outer Buoy 126 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Grays Reef Buoy 186 mi

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.
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