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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 Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.0 °C

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Saturday, 4 April 2020, 22:55 Local time
SatSunday 05
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
E 10
ESE 15
E 10
Wind State cross-

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St Simons Island in Georgia is a beach break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Sharks.

Georgia-USA wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Saint Simons Light, Georgia, 3 km from St Simons Island.

IS AT (local time)

St Simons Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Brunswick Airport, 1 km from St Simons Island.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
20.0 °C

Current weather near St Simons Island

Buoy Data:

At Offshore Fernandina Beach, FL, 30 miles from St Simons Island.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 11 11 11 11

All wavebuoys around St Simons Island

Overall St Simons Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Surf stats for St Simons Island: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for St Simons Island: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

St Simons Island Location Maps

St Simons Island Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to St Simons Island:

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Wave buoys nearest to St Simons Island:

Tide stations nearest to St Simons Island:

  • Closest tide station
    Saint Simons Light
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Frederick River Bridge
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Saint Simons Sound Bar
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Frederica River
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mackay River (Daymark #239)
    6 mi


  • 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.
  • Third is Hunter Aaf Airport (SVN) in USA, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Jacksonville Nas Airport (NIP) in USA is 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Savannah Hilton Head International Airport (SAV), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to St Simons Island and is 111 km (69 miles) away.
St Simons Island break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for St Simons Island, Georgia. Use the tab navigation above to view St Simons Island sea temperature, St Simons Island photographs, St Simons Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, St Simons Island webcams, current wind from Georgia live weather stations and St Simons Island 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 St Simons Island.