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Holly Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Holly Beach Spot ID

Holly Beach regular enjoying uncrowded lineup. photo

Holly Beach

Photo credit: Shawn Garry

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.7 °C

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Saturday, 21 April 2018, 01:04 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 4 4 4 5
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
ESE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Holly Beach in Louisianais a beach break that only works once in a while. Works best in offshore winds from the north. The ideal swell direction from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Take care of - Sharks.

Louisiana wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Holly Beach (0 km).

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Holly Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-CAPL1, 12 km from Holly Beach.

moderate winds from the ESE

Air temperature
18.2 °C

Current weather near Holly Beach

Buoy Data:

At Galveston Buoy, 68 miles from Holly Beach.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 4 4 4 5

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Overall Holly Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • The closest passenger airport to Holly Beach is Lake Charles Rgnl Airport (LCH) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Holly Beach is Southeast Texas Rgnl (Beaumont) Airport (BPT), also in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Beauregard Parish (Deridder) Airport (DRI) in USA, 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Polk Aaf (Fort Polk) Airport (POE) in USA is 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Scholes International At Galveston Airport (GLS), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Holly Beach and is 147 km (91 miles) away.
Holly Beach break location map and break info

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