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South Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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Surf Report Feed

South Beach Surf and Wind Quality by Season (CAL – Del Norte County, USA)

The charts below show frequency of occurrence of a certain swell or wind in South Beach, broken down by both direction and strength (wave height).

IMPORTANT: Beta version feature! Swell heights are open water values from NWW3. There is no attempt to model near-shore effects. Coastal wave heights will generally be less, especially if the break does not have unobstructed exposure to the open ocean.

Seasonal South Beach Swell and Wind Distribution

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The rose diagram describes the variation of swells directed at South Beach over a norma... (show all text)

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The rose diagram illustrates the variation of swells directed at South Beach through an... (show all text)

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You can also compare this with South Beach swell conditioned on favourable winds.

Also see overall South Beach surf quality charts (on the guide page) and South Beach surf quality by month.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.