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St Simons Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.3

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St Simons Island break guide

St Simons Island Surf Guide

St Simons Island in Georgia is a beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the east. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Sharks.

St Simons Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
20.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing St Simons Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at St Simons Island occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf St Simons Island (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing St Simons Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in November while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore St Simons Island Location Map

Interactive St Simons Island 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 St Simons Island is Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in USA, 78 km (48 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to St Simons Island is Wright Aaf Airport (LHW), also in USA, 85 km (53 miles) away.

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St Simons Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 12:33 Local Time
Tuesday 01
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
E
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 25
WNW 20
WNW 15
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
off off off

Swell History at St Simons Island

Surf stats for St Simons Island, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at St Simons Island

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

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