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Cocoa Surf Guide

Cocoa on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the south southeast with some shelter here from northeast winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. A left hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of urchins, rips and rocks.

Cocoa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cocoa:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cocoa occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Cocoa with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 11% of the time in October while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 68% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
11%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
68%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cocoa Location Map

Interactive Cocoa 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 Cocoa is Le Lamentin (Fort-de-france) Airport (FDF) in Antilles, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cocoa is Canefield Airport (DCF) in Dominica, 82 km (51 miles) away.

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Cocoa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 04:12 Local Time
Wednesday 06
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
25
25
30
25
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Cocoa

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

Wind History at Cocoa

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Cocoa: