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Springmaid Beach Surf Guide

Springmaid Beach in South Carolina is an exposed beach/Pier break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded. The water quality here is rather suspect.

Springmaid Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Springmaid Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Springmaid Beach 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 Springmaid Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Springmaid Beach 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Springmaid Beach Location Map

Interactive Springmaid Beach 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 Springmaid Beach is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Springmaid Beach is Florence Rgnl Airport (FLO), also in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.

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Springmaid Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 15:59 Local Time
Tuesday 27Wed
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
glass cross-

Swell History at Springmaid Beach

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

Wind History at Springmaid Beach

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

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