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A thirty minute drive through Beaufort, SC to Hunting Island State Park. The best surf spot located at South Beach.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Hunting Island State Park
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthEast
Good wind directionWest
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 1m+ / 3ft+
Best tide positionHigh tide only
Best tide movementRising tide
This spot is good during a hurricane swell when the swell's right offers nice tubes.
Welcoming locals in a laid-back atmosphere. Great camp spots near beach.
By Anonymous , 02-08-2006
Surfboard Rentals?? - I am visiting my Mom who recently moved from Virginia to Beaufort, SC. I am coming from Nor Cal and debating bringing a board with me. Is there a rental shop in case there is swell/hurricane where I can grab a board? Is it worth it this time a year to bring one with me? Any help that can be provided is appreciated. Stoked to surf the South!
By anonymous , 30-12-2005
- I live here in beaufort and this is the spot to go to if you are a local and asome tourists like it too. It even has a campground.
By email@example.com , 27-08-2002
Photos in the swamp... - This photo was taken back in March of 1999. This is a dawn patrol shot. I used to surf there for about 3 years from 1996-1999. I caught some fantastic days there; it's really out of sight when you catch it good. The thing that really bugged me, was how drastically the tide affects the waves. It's a mid-tide-only spot.Being up in the Lakes now, Hunting's craptastic surf preparred be for the never-ending flat spells, "mediocore" waves, and stoked-out-of-their-mind surfers, just like we have here on the Great Lakes.
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