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Dunes Motel ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.4

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Dunes Motel Surf Guide

Dunes Motel in South Florida is a sandbar break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

Dunes Motel Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dunes Motel:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dunes Motel occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Dunes Motel 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 7% of the time in October while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 46% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
46%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dunes Motel Location Map

Interactive Dunes Motel 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 Dunes Motel is North Perry (Hollywood) Airport (HWO) in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dunes Motel is Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL), also in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away.

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Dunes Motel Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 23:18 Local Time
ThuFriday 26
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.1
NE
0.4
NE
0.1
NE
0.3
ESE
Period (s) 9 3 9 3
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
E 15
E 15
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
on on on

Swell History at Dunes Motel

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

Wind History at Dunes Motel

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

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