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Hunting Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.1

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Hunting Island Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.9 °C

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Sunday, 5 April 2020, 00:24 Local time
SatSunday 05
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
Wind State on on cross-

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Hunting Island in South Carolina is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rips and rocks.

South-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fripp Inlet Bridge, South Carolina, 2 km from Hunting Island.

IS AT (local time)

Hunting Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fripp Island, 3 km from Hunting Island.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Hunting Island

Buoy Data:

At Grays Reef Buoy, 70 miles from Hunting Island.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 10 11 10 4

All wavebuoys around Hunting Island

Overall Hunting Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Hunting Island: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Hunting Island: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Hunting Island Location Maps

Hunting Island Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hunting Island:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hunting Island:

Tide stations nearest to Hunting Island:

  • Closest tide station
    Fripp Inlet Bridge
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Johnson Creek Bridge, Hunting Island
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Harbor River Bridge
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Club Bridge Creek entrance, Trenchards Inlet
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Village Creek Cemetery, Morgan River
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Hunting Island is Beaufort Mcas Airport (NBC) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hunting Island is Charleston Afb International Airport (CHS), also in USA, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Third is Savannah Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Hunter Aaf Airport (SVN) in USA is 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Wright Aaf Airport (LHW), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hunting Island and is 116 km (72 miles) away.
Hunting Island break location map and break info

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