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Ocean Lakes ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Ocean Lakes Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C

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Friday, 29 April 2016, 13:53 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
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0.3
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Period (s) 5 5 5 4
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 20
NNE 10
E 10
ESE
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Ocean Lakes in South Carolinais a beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks are all lefts. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Localism.

South-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Myrtle Beach (Springmaid Pier), South Carolina, 5 km from Ocean Lakes.

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Ocean Lakes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Surfside Beach, 1 km from Ocean Lakes.

light winds from the N

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Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Ocean Lakes

Overall Ocean Lakes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Ocean Lakes is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ocean Lakes is Florence Rgnl Airport (FLO), also in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Santee Cooper Rgnl (Plymouth) Airport (MNI) in Montserrat Island, 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA is 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Charleston Afb International Airport (CHS), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ocean Lakes and is 129 km (80 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ocean Lakes, Carolina South. Use the tab navigation above to view Ocean Lakes sea temperature, Ocean Lakes photographs, Ocean Lakes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ocean Lakes webcams, current wind from Carolina South live weather stations and Ocean Lakes tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Ocean Lakes.


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