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Folly Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.3
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 4.1

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Folly Beach Surf Forecast / Carolina South / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Sunday 12 Jul 2020 EDT
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Folly Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Folly Beach sea temperature is 28.3 °C (Statistics for 12 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 27.9 max: 28.7 min: 27.1 °C)
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Folly Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Folly Beach sea temperature is 28.3 °C (Statistics for 12 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 27.9 max: 28.7 min: 27.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Carolina South

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Folly Beach (moderate winds from the SSW at BUOY-FBIS1 5 km from Folly Beach). 1.1m swell from SE too big

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1 h 17 min ago

Moderate
24 km/h
SSW
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Folly Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Folly Beach at 9PM is: 1.1m 8s primary swell from a Southeast direction and 0.9m 8s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm July 12). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (EDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 Jul)2ft (0.6m)8s
Afternoon (12 Jul)2ft (0.6m)9s
Evening (12 Jul)3.5ft (1.1m)8s

Table - waves today at Folly Beach. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy(?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wed
15
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
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T north carolina.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
0.6
ESE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.7
SE
0.9
SSE
1
SSE
1.3
SSE
1
SSE
1.1
SSE
1.1
SSE
1.1
SSE
1
SSE
1
S
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.6
SE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
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5
WSW
15
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
SW
15
W
15
SW
25
SSW
25
SSW
20
SSW
20
SW
15
SSW
10
WNW
5
W
0
SSE
15
SE
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
S
5
SE
5
SE
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassononcross-
on
cross-
on
glassglass
2:08PM
1.44
2:23AM
1.40
2:57PM
1.48
3:12AM
1.36
3:48PM
1.53
4:03AM
1.33
8:12PM
0.37
8:29AM
0.16
9:07PM
0.38
9:15AM
0.15
10:03PM
0.37

Note: the tide data above is for Folly Island (outer coast), South Carolina which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Folly Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Folly Beach blow from the NW

Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wed
15
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
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