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South Carolina is afflicted by the vast, gently sloping, shallow continental shelf, which causes the incoming swell to drag, reducing the power of the waves. Nonetheless, Myrtle Beach is a seething cauldron of youth in the summertime, as college students descend en masse to party and hang out at the beach in the hot climate. This puts a stress on very limited wave resources, not to mention ordinances that restrict when and where you can surf along the built-up coastline. Even so, on its day, it can look good here, with clean, hollow waves and no shortage of dedicated year-round locals to capitalize on these infrequent conditions. The Charleston scene centers on Folly Beach where the Washout provides the most consistent waves around. Average to middling until a hurricane swell has everyone scrambling to catch the rare large waves.
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon The Washout Star 2ft 8secs 78° 16mph Sunny No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 12
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NE - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Hunting Island Grey Star 2ft 7secs 88° 8mph Sunny No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
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NE - SE Westerly High Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Folly Beach Pier Grey Star 4ft 8secs 76° 16mph Sunny No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 8
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NE - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Fripp Island 2ft 7secs 83° 8mph Sunny No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Isle of Palms Pier Star 3ft 8secs 83° 10mph Sunny No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 8
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NE - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Burkes Beach 1.5ft 7secs 89° 16mph Overcast No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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