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Edisto Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Edisto Beach Surf Guide

Edisto Beach in South Carolina is a beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

Edisto Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent25.6°C

Surfing Edisto Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Edisto Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

South-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Edisto Beach sea temperature, Edisto Beach photographs, Edisto Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Edisto Beach webcams, current wind from Carolina South live weather stations and Edisto Beach 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 Edisto Beach

Edisto Beach Surf:

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 17:27 Local time
Wednesday 27Thu
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 8 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SSE 10
SSE 10
Wind State cross-
on cross-

Tide Times:

For Edisto Beach, Edisto Island, South Carolina, 1 km from Edisto Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Edisto Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Edisto Island, 8 km from Edisto Beach.


Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Edisto Beach

Overall Edisto Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Edisto Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Edisto Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Edisto Beach Location Maps

Edisto Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Carolina South surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Edisto Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Edisto Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Edisto Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Edisto Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Edisto Beach, Edisto Island
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Carters Dock, Big Bay Creek
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Edisto Marina, Big Bay Creek entrance
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Peters Point, Saint Pierre Creek
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Ocella Creek, 2 miles above entrance
    5 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Edisto Beach is Beaufort Mcas Airport (NBC) in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Edisto Beach is Charleston Afb International Airport (CHS), also in USA, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Savannah Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Hunter Aaf Airport (SVN) in USA is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Santee Cooper Rgnl (Plymouth) Airport (MNI) in Montserrat Island is the fifth nearest airport to Edisto Beach and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
Edisto Beach break location map and break info