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Hess ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.2

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Hess Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.8 °C

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 09:12 Local time
Tuesday 28
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Wave (m) 0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 5
SSE 15
SE 20
SE
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
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Hess in North Floridais a reef break that is often working, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of - Rocks - Sharks.

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Canova Beach, Florida, 2 km from Hess.

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Hess Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Patrick Air Force Base Airport, 8 km from Hess.

light winds from the S

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Air temperature
27.2 °C

Current weather near Hess

Buoy Data:

At Canaveral Buoy, 35 miles from Hess.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
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0.7
Dominant period (s) 8 - - 8

All wavebuoys around Hess

Overall Hess Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Hess Location Maps

Hess Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hess:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hess:

Tide stations nearest to Hess:

  • Closest tide station
    Canova Beach
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Satellite Beach
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    South Patrick Shores
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Patrick Air Force Base
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Palm Bay
    9 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Hess:

  • Closest ski area
    Cloudmont
    495 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley
    501 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sky Valley
    501 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain
    502 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Cataloochee
    533 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Hess:

  • Closest city location
    Melbourne
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Palm Bay
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Merritt Island
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Titusville
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Saint Cloud
    43 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Hess is Patrick Afb (Coco Beach) Airport (COF) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hess is Melbourne International Airport (MLB), also in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away.
  • Third is Vero Beach Muni Airport (VRB) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Orlando International Airport (MCO) in USA is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Executive (Orlando) Airport (ORL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hess and is 85 km (53 miles) away.
Hess break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hess, Florida - North. Use the tab navigation above to view Hess sea temperature, Hess photographs, Hess detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hess webcams, current wind from Florida - North live weather stations and Hess 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 Hess.