2nd Street (Tybee Island) Spot Guide

About 2nd Street (Tybee Island)

Tybee has a fairly new pier at 16th Street that has become the surfing center on the island. The pier works on any swell, but is best at mid to high tide.

Source: 2nd Street (Tybee Island) Surf Guide

Ability Level

All Abilities

Beg Int Adv

Beginner to advanced

Local Vibe

Welcoming

Welcoming Intimidating

Mellow.

Crowd Factor

Moderate

Mellow Heavy

The worst on the island, but still typically mellow

Spot Rating

Poor

Poor Perfect

Can offer a fun little wave on its day, but overall not a surf destination.

Shoulder Burn

Light

Light Exhausting

Hard NE and SW winds can produce strong currents, but generally pretty mellow.

Water Quality

Clean

Clean Dirty

Some runoff after heavy rains but pretty good typically

Additional Information

Hazards

Miscellaneous sea creatures.

Access

Easy access, though parking may be a problem in the summer months. Bring change for meters.

Bring Your

Shortboard, funboard, longboard, fish

Seabed

sand

Best Season

Late summer, early fall, early spring

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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