About North Jetty

Around the north side of Tybee island is a sand point setup that works well on more solid ENE/NE windswells. Go to the big anchor and turn off the street, left. Follow it around to the Sugar Shack restaurant and follow the walkway to the beach. Mid to high tide works best.

Source: North Jetty Surf Guide

Ability Level

All Abilities

Beg Int Adv

Beginner to advanced

Local Vibe

Welcoming

Welcoming Intimidating

Mellow.

Crowd Factor

Mellow

Mellow Heavy

Shouldn't be a problem.

Spot Rating

Poor

Poor Perfect

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

Shoulder Burn

Medium

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

Strong currents and 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, sup

Seabed

sand

Best Season

Late summer, early fall, early spring

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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