uk es it fr pt nl
Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 water temperature
Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

See all 18 ratings

Based on 3 votes. Vote

Surf Report Feed

Myrtle Beach – Pier 14 Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(South Carolina, USA)

Today's Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 sea temperature is 8.5 °C.

Statistics for 23 Jan (1981–2005) – mean: 20.5 °C, range: 17.6 °C to 22.3 °C

Don't be comforted by the pleasant air temperatures because the water temperature at Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 will be much cooler than the air today. Surfers will need a thick winter wetsuit, a neoprene hood, gloves and boots. Feeling much more pleasant out of the water than in the very cold sea today.

United States Sea Water Temperature

Map of current United States
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
United States Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current United States
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

(click thumbnails to expand)

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Myrtle Beach - Pier 14. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Myrtle Beach (The Yachtsman Pier) sea temperatures peak in the range 27 to 29°C (81 to 84°F) on around the 23rd of July and are at their minimum on about the 4th of March, in the range 18 to 22°C (64 to 72°F). Year round warm sea temperatures at Myrtle Beach (The Yachtsman Pier) climb to their highest in the fourth week of July. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The minimum Myrtle Beach (The Yachtsman Pier) sea temperatures in early March require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Myrtle Beach - Pier 14. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.



 23rd Jan 2018 09:31:41 AM UTC: FOLLOWING ALASKA MAGNITUDE 8.2 EQ.
View U.S. Tsunami Warning Center for the latest information updates.