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Delray Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.7

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Delray Beach Surf Guide

Delray Beach in South Florida is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rips, sharks and jellyfish.

Delray Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Delray Beach:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Delray 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 4% of the time in January while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 74% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
74%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Delray Beach Location Map

Interactive Delray 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 Delray Beach is Boca Raton Airport (BCT) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Delray Beach is Palm Beach Co Park (West Palm Beach) Airport (LNA), also in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away.

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Delray Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 02:14 Local Time
SatSunday 16
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.6
NNE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 20
NE 20
NE 20
NE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Delray Beach

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

Wind History at Delray Beach

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

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