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Perkins ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Perkins Spot ID

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Perkins

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Friday, 6 May 2016, 09:08 Local time
Friday 06
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Wave (m) 0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.3
ESE
Period (s) 10 10 10 8
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 25
NW 25
NW 25
WNW
Wind State cross-
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Perkins in North Floridais a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the east. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for - Rocks - Sharks.

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For South Patrick Shores, 1 km from Perkins.

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Perkins Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Patrick Air Force Base Airport, 4 km from Perkins.

light winds from the WNW

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Air temperature
18.3 °C

Current weather near Perkins

Overall Perkins Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Perkins is Patrick Afb (Coco Beach) Airport (COF) in USA, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Perkins is Melbourne International Airport (MLB), also in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away.
  • Third is Vero Beach Muni Airport (VRB) in USA, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Orlando International Airport (MCO) in USA is 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Executive (Orlando) Airport (ORL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Perkins and is 82 km (51 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Perkins, Florida - North. Use the tab navigation above to view Perkins sea temperature, Perkins photographs, Perkins detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Perkins webcams, current wind from Florida - North live weather stations and Perkins 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 Perkins.


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