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Ocean Lakes ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Ocean Lakes Surf Guide

Ocean Lakes in South Carolina is a beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks are all lefts. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Localism.

Ocean Lakes Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent27.6°C

Surfing Ocean Lakes:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ocean Lakes occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

South-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Ocean Lakes sea temperature, Ocean Lakes photographs, Ocean Lakes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ocean Lakes webcams, current wind from Carolina South live weather stations and Ocean Lakes 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 Ocean Lakes

Ocean Lakes Surf:

Monday, 6 July 2020, 07:26 Local time
Monday 06
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
SE 20
SE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Tide Times:

For Myrtle Beach (Springmaid Pier), South Carolina, 5 km from Ocean Lakes.

IS AT (local time)

Ocean Lakes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Myrtle Beach, 3 km from Ocean Lakes.


Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Ocean Lakes

Overall Ocean Lakes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Ocean Lakes: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Ocean Lakes: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Ocean Lakes Location Maps

Ocean Lakes 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 Ocean Lakes

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ocean Lakes:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ocean Lakes:

Tide stations nearest to Ocean Lakes:

  • Closest tide station
    Myrtle Beach (Springmaid Pier)
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Garden City Bridge, Main Creek
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Garden City Pier (ocean)
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Socastee Bridge, ICWW
    5 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Myrtle Beach
    6 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ocean Lakes is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ocean Lakes is Florence Rgnl Airport (FLO), also in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Santee Cooper Rgnl (Plymouth) Airport (MNI) in Montserrat Island, 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA is 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Charleston Afb International Airport (CHS), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ocean Lakes and is 129 km (80 miles) away.
Ocean Lakes break location map and break info