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13th Ave South Surfside ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.1

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13th Ave South Surfside break guidePhoto by: Ryan McDonough

13th Ave South Surfside Surf Guide

13th Ave South Surfside in South Carolina is a beach break that does not work very often Ideal winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

13th Ave South Surfside Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 13th Ave South Surfside:

The best conditions reported for surf at 13th Ave South Surfside 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 13th Ave South Surfside (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing 13th Ave South Surfside 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 13th Ave South Surfside Location Map

Interactive 13th Ave South Surfside 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 13th Ave South Surfside is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to 13th Ave South Surfside is Florence Rgnl Airport (FLO), also in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.

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13th Ave South Surfside Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 September 2021, 01:37 Local Time
FriSaturday 25
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 8 7 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at 13th Ave South Surfside

Surf stats for 13th Ave South Surfside, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 13th Ave South Surfside

Wind stats for 13th Ave South Surfside, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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