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Bradenton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.2
Consistency of Surf: 1.8
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.2

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Bradenton Beach break guidePhoto by: Gus Gra

Bradenton Beach Surf Guide

Bradenton Beach in Florida is an exposed beach/Pier break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the optimum wave angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of .

Bradenton Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach/pierIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
inconsistent30.8°C

Surfing Bradenton Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bradenton Beach occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Bradenton Beach sea temperature, Bradenton Beach photographs, Bradenton Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bradenton Beach webcams, current wind from Florida - Gulf live weather stations and Bradenton Beach 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 Bradenton Beach


Bradenton Beach Surf:

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 21:14 Local time
Sunday 12Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.6
W
0.5
W
0.5
WNW
0.5
W
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 20
W 15
WSW 15
WSW
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Tide Times:

For Anna Maria Key, Bradenton Beach, Tampa Bay, Florida, 1 km from Bradenton Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Bradenton Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At St Pete Beach, 9 km from Bradenton Beach.

calm

km/h
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Air temperature
32 °C

Current weather near Bradenton Beach

Buoy Data:

At Egmont Channel Entrance, FL, 16 miles from Bradenton Beach.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
0.8
0.7
0.6
Dominant period (s) 5 4 5 5

All wavebuoys around Bradenton Beach

Overall Bradenton Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Bradenton Beach: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Bradenton Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


Cresting, Bradenton Beach photo

Bradenton Beach

Photo credit: Kevin Hanley

Nestor's  effect, Bradenton Beach photo

Bradenton Beach

Photo credit: Gus Gra

Beautiful day! Hurricane in gulf making waves., Bradenton Beach photo

Bradenton Beach

Photo credit: sheila jones

Still waters., Bradenton Beach photo

Bradenton Beach

Photo credit: sheila jones


Bradenton Beach Location Maps

Bradenton Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Florida - Gulf surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Bradenton Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Bradenton Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Bradenton Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Bradenton Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Anna Maria Key, Bradenton Beach, Tampa Bay
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Cortez, Sarasota Bay
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Anna Maria Key, city pier, Tampa Bay
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Longboat Key
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Bradenton, Manatee River, Tampa Bay
    9 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Bradenton Beach is Albert Whitted (St. Petersburg) Airport (SPG) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bradenton Beach is Macdill Afb (Tampa) Airport (MCF), also in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • Third is St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in USA, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Tampa International Airport (TPA) in USA is 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Page Fld (Fort Myers) Airport (FMY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Bradenton Beach and is 130 km (81 miles) away.
Bradenton Beach break location map and break info