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The Barge ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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The Barge Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.8 °C

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Saturday, 18 August 2018, 11:48 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
ESE
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ESE
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SE
0.4
ESE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 15
SE 20
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State glass cross-
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The Barge in North Florida is a beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism.

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Saint Johns River at Navy degaussing structure, Florida, 2 km from The Barge.

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The Barge Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mayport Naval Air Station Airport, 2 km from The Barge.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
31.1 °C

Current weather near The Barge

Buoy Data:

At Offshore Fernandina Beach, FL, 24 miles from The Barge.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
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Dominant period (s) 8 4 8 8

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Overall The Barge Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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The Barge Location Maps

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to The Barge is Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Barge is Jacksonville Nas Airport (NIP), also in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Cecil Fld (Jacksonville) Airport (NZC) in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Gainesville Rgnl Airport (GNV) in USA is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Wright Aaf Airport (LHW), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to The Barge and is 169 km (105 miles) away.
The Barge break location map and break info

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