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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

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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

Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.8 °C

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Saturday, 1 August 2015, 20:16 Local time
Saturday 01Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSE
0.1
NE
0.3
SSE
0.1
NE
Period (s) 4 9 4 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 5
SE 20
ESE 25
SE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
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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).

moderate winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
30.4 °C

Current weather near South Beach (Miami)

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

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South Beach (Miami) Location Maps

South Beach (Miami) Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to South Beach (Miami):

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Wave buoys nearest to South Beach (Miami):

Tide stations nearest to South Beach (Miami):

  • Closest tide station
    Miami Beach (city pier)
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Miami Harbor Entrance
    0 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Government Cut, Miami Harbor Entrance
    1 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Miami, Causeway (east end)
    1 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Dodge Island, Fishermans Channel
    2 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to South Beach (Miami):

  • Closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    658 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    667 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    668 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    668 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Cataloochee (United States)
    700 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to South Beach (Miami):

  • Closest city location
    Miami Beach (United States)
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    West Little River (United States)
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Coral Gables (United States)
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    North Miami (United States)
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Hialeah (United States)
    10 mi

Airports

  • 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).