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

Overall: 2.4

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Siesta

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Siesta

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Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.4 °C

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Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 06:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
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Period (s) 7 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 20
WNW 15
WNW 20
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Wind State cross-
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Siesta in Florida is an exposed beach/Pier break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast with some shelter here from north winds. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. It's often crowded here. Hazards include .

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Longboat Key, 5 km from Siesta.

IS AT (local time)

Siesta Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ringling Museum of Art WeatherSTEM Sarasota wx, 7 km from Siesta.

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Current weather near Siesta

Overall Siesta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Siesta Location Maps

Siesta Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Siesta is Albert Whitted (St. Petersburg) Airport (SPG) in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Siesta is Macdill Afb (Tampa) Airport (MCF), also in USA, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in USA, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Tampa International Airport (TPA) in USA is 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Page Fld (Fort Myers) Airport (FMY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Siesta and is 116 km (72 miles) away.
Siesta break location map and break info

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