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Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 break guidePhoto by: Lee Norberg

Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 Surf Guide

Myrtle Beach (The Yachtsman Pier) in South Carolina is an exposed beach/Pier break that has unreliable waves Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and crowds.

Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach/pierIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
23.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Myrtle Beach - Pier 14:

The best conditions reported for surf at Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in December while 42% 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
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
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 Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 Location Map

Interactive Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 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 Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 is Florence Rgnl Airport (FLO), also in USA, 97 km (60 miles) away.

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Myrtle Beach - Pier 14 Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 04:41 Local Time
Wednesday 28
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 0
NNW 5
ESE 10
ESE
Wind State glass glass cross-
on
on

Swell History at Myrtle Beach - Pier 14

Surf stats for Myrtle Beach - Pier 14, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Myrtle Beach - Pier 14

Wind stats for Myrtle Beach - Pier 14, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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