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Cherry Grove Pier break guidePhoto by: Grayson

Cherry Grove Pier Surf Guide

Cherry Grove Pier in South Carolina is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Sharks.

Cherry Grove Pier Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cherry Grove Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cherry Grove Pier occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cherry Grove Pier (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Cherry Grove Pier with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in November while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
34%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
32%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cherry Grove Pier Location Map

Interactive Cherry Grove Pier surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Cherry Grove Pier is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cherry Grove Pier is Wilmington International Airport (ILM), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Cherry Grove Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 16:38 Local Time
Tuesday 04Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
15
10
15
10
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Cherry Grove Pier

Surf stats for Cherry Grove Pier, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cherry Grove Pier

Wind stats for Cherry Grove Pier, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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