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17th Street Boardwalk ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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17th Street Boardwalk break guide

17th Street Boardwalk Surf Guide

17th Street Boardwalk in Georgia is an exposed beach/Pier break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

17th Street Boardwalk Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/pierIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 17th Street Boardwalk:

The best conditions reported for surf at 17th Street Boardwalk occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf 17th Street Boardwalk (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing 17th Street Boardwalk with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in July while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 25% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
25%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
17th Street Boardwalk Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 November 2020, 14:11 Local Time
Saturday 28Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.7
E
0.5
E
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 15
NE 15
NNE 15
NE
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at 17th Street Boardwalk

Surf stats for 17th Street Boardwalk, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 17th Street Boardwalk

Wind stats for 17th Street Boardwalk, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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