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Canova Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Canova Beach Surf Guide

Canova Beach in North Florida is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of and rips.

Canova Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Canova Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Canova Beach 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 Canova Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Canova Beach 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 28% of the time in January while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Canova Beach Location Map

Interactive Canova Beach 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 Canova Beach is Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in USA, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Canova Beach is Patrick Afb (Coco Beach) Airport (COF), also in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Canova Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 30 November 2020, 21:04 Local Time
MonTuesday 01
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
WNW 25
NW 35
NW 30
NW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Canova Beach

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

Wind History at Canova Beach

Wind stats for Canova Beach, 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 Canova Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Canova Beach: