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South Carolina + Georgia Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
 Burkes Beach
Grey Star
3ft 8secs 76° 30mph NE - Cross shore - 44°
 Folly Beach Pier
Grey Star
6.5ft 7secs 79° 29mph NE - Cross/onshore - 45°
 Fripp Island
Grey Star
4.5ft 8secs 91° 12mph NE - Cross/offshore - 44°
 Hunting Island
Grey Star
3ft 8secs 93° 12mph NE - Onshore - 44°
 Isle of Palms Pier
Grey Star
4.5ft 8secs 86° 12mph NE - Cross/onshore - 56°
 The Washout
Grey Star
3.5ft 8secs 88° 29mph NE - Cross shore - 45°
 27th Ave/North Myrtle
 
2.5ft 5secs 90° 16mph NE - Offshore - 48°
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In contrast to their northern cousin, South Carolina and Georgia have a wide continental shelf which drains power from the incoming waves. Autumn brings the hurricane season to South Carolina and the best surf with the oncoming winter providing reasonably consistent, but only occasionally good, conditions. Offshore winds are generally from the west, but the varied topography means almost limitless options. Georgia suffers the same benefits and issues with the possibility of excellent surf on the relatively unexplored outlying barrier islands. The summers are extremely flat but the occasional swells are often accompanied by favourable winds. Temperatures are mild in winter but the sea can drop to 9°C/48°F rising to 25°C/77°F in summer. Man made structures such as groynes provide the banks for surfing along much of this coast, which was first surfed in the 1930s and popularised by servicemen in 1963.
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