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Surfside Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Surfside Pier Surf Guide

Surfside Pier in South Carolina is a beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of sharks,.

Surfside Pier Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
25.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Surfside Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Surfside Pier 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 Surfside Pier (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Surfside Pier 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.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
32%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Surfside Pier Location Map

Interactive Surfside Pier 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 Surfside Pier is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Surfside Pier is Florence Rgnl Airport (FLO), also in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.

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Surfside Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 18 June 2021, 07:46 Local Time
Friday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
Period (s) 7 7 7 6
Wind (km/h)
10
5
5
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
on

Swell History at Surfside Pier

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

Wind History at Surfside Pier

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

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