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FA's ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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FA's Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.2 °C

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Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 10:16 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
NNE
1.1
NNE
1.0
NNE
0.9
NE
Period (s) 6 6 6 5
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 20
NNE 20
NE 15
NE
Wind State cross cross cross-
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FA's in North Florida is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. The beach break favours right handers. Best around high tide. It's often crowded here. Hazards include rips, rocks, man-made danger (buoys etc...) and sharks.

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Saint Augustine Beach, Florida, 2 km from FA's.

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FA's Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-SAUF1, 2 km from FA's.

light winds from the NW

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Air temperature
17.8 °C

Current weather near FA's

Buoy Data:

At St. Augustine, FL, 16 miles from FA's.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
1.4
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Dominant period (s) 5 6 5 6

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Overall FA's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Surf stats for FA's: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for FA's: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to FA's is Jacksonville Nas Airport (NIP) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to FA's is Cecil Fld (Jacksonville) Airport (NZC), also in USA, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Third is Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Gainesville Rgnl Airport (GNV) in USA is 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Executive (Orlando) Airport (ORL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to FA's and is 144 km (89 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for FA's, Florida - North. Use the tab navigation above to view FA's sea temperature, FA's photographs, FA's detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, FA's webcams, current wind from Florida - North live weather stations and FA's 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 FA's.