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North Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 2.6

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North Jetty Surf Guide

North Jetty in Georgia is an exposed beach/Jetty break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

North Jetty Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at North Jetty occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf North Jetty (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing North Jetty with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in March while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore North Jetty Location Map

Interactive North Jetty 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 North Jetty is Hunter Aaf Airport (SVN) in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North Jetty is Savannah Hilton Head International Airport (SAV), also in USA, 35 km (22 miles) away.

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North Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 1 August 2021, 19:38 Local Time
Sunday 01Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.4
SE
Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h)
20
20
15
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at North Jetty

Surf stats for North Jetty, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at North Jetty

Wind stats for North Jetty, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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