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Backyard OG Ocean Gallery Surf Guide

Backyard OG Ocean Gallery in North Florida is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite 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 ideal swell angle is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Sharks.

Backyard OG Ocean Gallery Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Backyard OG Ocean Gallery:

The best conditions reported for surf at Backyard OG Ocean Gallery occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Backyard OG Ocean Gallery (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Backyard OG Ocean Gallery with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in July while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Backyard OG Ocean Gallery Location Map

Interactive Backyard OG Ocean Gallery surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Backyard OG Ocean Gallery is Jacksonville Nas Airport (NIP) in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Backyard OG Ocean Gallery is Cecil Fld (Jacksonville) Airport (NZC), also in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Backyard OG Ocean Gallery Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 December 2022, 00:24 Local Time
FriSaturday 10
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m)
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
5
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Swell History at Backyard OG Ocean Gallery

Surf stats for Backyard OG Ocean Gallery, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Backyard OG Ocean Gallery

Wind stats for Backyard OG Ocean Gallery, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Backyard OG Ocean Gallery. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Backyard OG Ocean Gallery: