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Garden City Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.5

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Garden City Pier Spot ID

Working the Wave, Garden City Pier photo

Garden City Pier

Photo credit: Lee Norberg

Peek-a-Boo, Garden City Pier photo

Garden City Pier

Photo credit: Lee Norberg

Tubing, Garden City Pier photo

Garden City Pier

Photo credit: Lee Norberg

Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.3 °C

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Sunday, 23 February 2020, 09:41 Local time
Sunday 23
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 12
Wind (km/h) 0
NE 10
SSE 10
SSE 10
Wind State glass on cross-

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Garden City Pier in South Carolina is an exposed beach/Pier break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of rips, rocks, locals and pollution.

South-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Garden City Bridge, Main Creek, South Carolina, 1 km from Garden City Pier.

IS AT (local time)

Garden City Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Myrtle Beach, 9 km from Garden City Pier.


Air temperature
4 °C

Current weather near Garden City Pier

Buoy Data:

At Sunset Beach Nearshore Buoy, 35 miles from Garden City Pier.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.0

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Overall Garden City Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Surf stats for Garden City Pier: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Garden City Pier: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Garden City Pier Location Maps

Garden City Pier 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 Garden City Pier

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Garden City Pier:

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Wave buoys nearest to Garden City Pier:

Tide stations nearest to Garden City Pier:

  • Closest tide station
    Garden City Bridge, Main Creek
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Garden City Pier (ocean)
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Captain Alex's Marina, Parsonage Creek
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Divine's Dock
    3 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Smith's Dock, Murrells Inlet
    4 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Garden City Pier is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Garden City Pier is Florence Rgnl Airport (FLO), also in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Santee Cooper Rgnl (Plymouth) Airport (MNI) in Montserrat Island, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Charleston Afb International Airport (CHS) in USA is 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Wilmington International Airport (ILM), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Garden City Pier and is 127 km (79 miles) away.
Garden City Pier break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Garden City Pier, Carolina South. Use the tab navigation above to view Garden City Pier sea temperature, Garden City Pier photographs, Garden City Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Garden City Pier webcams, current wind from Carolina South live weather stations and Garden City Pier 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 Garden City Pier.