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South Beach (Miami) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.0

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South Beach (Miami) Spot ID

South Beach Miami Irene HUrricane Swell, South Beach (Miami) photo

South Beach (Miami)

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South Beach Miami Irene HUrricane Swell, South Beach (Miami) photo

South Beach (Miami)

Photo credit: Isaak Inkous

South Beach 2/8/16, South Beach (Miami) photo

South Beach (Miami)

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.7 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 04:16 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 6 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 35
SSW 30
SSW 30
Wind State cross cross-

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South Beach(Miami) in South Florida is a sheltered beach/Jetty break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach breaks consists of rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It's often crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, obstacles, pollution and sharks.

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Miami Beach (city pier), Florida (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

South Beach (Miami) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-VAKF1, 5 km from South Beach (Miami).

fresh winds from the SSE

Air temperature
23.7 °C

Current weather near South Beach (Miami)

Buoy Data:

At Fort Pierce, FL, 123 miles from South Beach (Miami).

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.2
Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall South Beach (Miami) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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South Beach (Miami) Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to South Beach (Miami) is Miami International Airport (MIA) in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to South Beach (Miami) is Opa Locka (Miami) Airport (OPF), also in USA, 21 km (13 miles) away.
  • Third is North Perry (Hollywood) Airport (HWO) in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Kendall Tamiami Executive (Kendall-tamiami) Airport (TMB) in USA is 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to South Beach (Miami) and is 34 km (21 miles) away.
South Beach (Miami) break location map and break info

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