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Beacon Point Surf Guide

Beacon Point in North Florida is a point break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Beacon Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Beacon Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Beacon Point occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Beacon Point (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Beacon Point 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 42% of the time in July while 44% 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
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
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 Beacon Point Location Map

Interactive Beacon Point 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 Beacon Point is Jacksonville Nas Airport (NIP) in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Beacon Point is Cecil Fld (Jacksonville) Airport (NZC), also in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.

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Beacon Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 16:20 Local Time
Tuesday 27Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
0.8
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.9
NE
0.9
NE
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
20
Wind State cross-
on
on on cross-
on

Swell History at Beacon Point

Surf stats for Beacon Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Beacon Point

Wind stats for Beacon Point, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Beacon Point: