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North Myrtle/27th Avenue South water temperature
North Myrtle/27th Avenue South ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.1

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North Myrtle/27th Avenue South Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(South Carolina, USA)

Today's North Myrtle/27th Avenue South sea temperature is 17.2 °C.

Statistics for 22 Nov (1981–2005) – mean: 22.6 °C, range: 21.4 °C to 24.3 °C

The water temperature (17 °C) at North Myrtle/27th Avenue South is relatively warm. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a summer wetsuit. Effective air temperature of 18 °C.

United States Sea Water Temperature

Map of current United States
Surface Water Temperatures
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United States Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current United States
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

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at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for North Myrtle/27th Avenue South. 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.

North Myrtle/27th Avenue South Water Temperature Graph

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

North Myrtle/27th Avenue South sea water temperatures peak in the range 27 to 29°C (81 to 84°F) on around the 23rd of July and are at their coldest on about the 24th of February, in the range 18 to 22°C (64 to 72°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at North Myrtle/27th Avenue South 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. North Myrtle/27th Avenue South sea water temperatures are coldest in the fourth week of February. Surfers should use a 2mm long sleeve shorty or a 3/2mm spring wetsuit if the wind is up.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at North Myrtle/27th Avenue South 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 North Myrtle/27th Avenue South. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.