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Bradenton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.2
Consistency of Surf: 1.8
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.2

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Bradenton Beach Spot ID

Cresting, Bradenton Beach photo

Bradenton Beach

Photo credit: Kevin Hanley

Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Monday, 23 April 2018, 23:15 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
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Period (s) 4 4 4 5
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
W 15
NW 10
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Wind State cross-
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Bradenton Beach in Florida is an exposed beach/Pier break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the optimum wave angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of .

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Anna Maria Key, Bradenton Beach, Tampa Bay, Florida, 1 km from Bradenton Beach.

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Bradenton Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Island Anna Maria wx, 5 km from Bradenton Beach.

light winds from the SW

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Air temperature
25.1 °C

Current weather near Bradenton Beach

Buoy Data:

At Egmont Channel Entrance, FL, 16 miles from Bradenton Beach.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
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Dominant period (s) 5 5 4 4

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Overall Bradenton Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Bradenton Beach is Albert Whitted (St. Petersburg) Airport (SPG) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bradenton Beach is Macdill Afb (Tampa) Airport (MCF), also in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • Third is St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in USA, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Tampa International Airport (TPA) in USA is 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Page Fld (Fort Myers) Airport (FMY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Bradenton Beach and is 130 km (81 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bradenton Beach, Florida - Gulf. Use the tab navigation above to view Bradenton Beach sea temperature, Bradenton Beach photographs, Bradenton Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bradenton Beach webcams, current wind from Florida - Gulf live weather stations and Bradenton Beach tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Bradenton Beach.