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Boca Inlet ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Boca Inlet Surf Guide

Boca Inlet in South Florida is a breakwater break. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Boca Inlet Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBreakwaterIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boca Inlet:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boca Inlet 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 Boca Inlet (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Boca Inlet with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in September while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 37% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
37%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boca Inlet Location Map

Interactive Boca Inlet 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 Boca Inlet is Boca Raton Airport (BCT) in USA, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Boca Inlet is Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), also in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away.

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Boca Inlet Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 11:17 Local Time
Sunday 16
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.4
NE
1.9
NE
1.9
NE
1.8
NE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 30
ENE 30
NE 25
NE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Boca Inlet

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

Wind History at Boca Inlet

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

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