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Boca Raton Inlet Surf Guide

Boca Raton Inlet in South Florida is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rips, obstacles and rocks.

Boca Raton Inlet Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boca Raton Inlet:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boca Raton Inlet occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Boca Raton Inlet (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Boca Raton Inlet with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in January while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 73% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boca Raton Inlet Location Map

Interactive Boca Raton 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 Raton Inlet is Boca Raton Airport (BCT) in USA, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Boca Raton Inlet is Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), also in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away.

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Boca Raton Inlet Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 09:52 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 5 4 4
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
on cross-

Swell History at Boca Raton Inlet

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

Wind History at Boca Raton Inlet

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

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