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Fifth Street (Miami) ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 3.9

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Fifth Street (Miami) Surf Guide

Fifth Street (Miami) in South Florida is a sheltered beach and reef break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach breaks consists of lefts as well as reef breaks offering better lefts than rights.. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It's often crowded here. Beware of rips, obstacles, locals, pollution and sharks.

Fifth Street (Miami) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s43.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fifth Street (Miami):

The best conditions reported for surf at Fifth Street (Miami) occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fifth Street (Miami) 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 0% of the time in January while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 96% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
4%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
96%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fifth Street (Miami) Location Map

Interactive Fifth Street (Miami) 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 Fifth Street (Miami) is Miami International Airport (MIA) in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fifth Street (Miami) is Opa Locka (Miami) Airport (OPF), also in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away.

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Fifth Street (Miami) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 05:55 Local Time
Sunday 16
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.4
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.2
NNE
1.1
NNE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 20
ENE 25
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Fifth Street (Miami)

Surf stats for Fifth Street (Miami), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fifth Street (Miami)

Wind stats for Fifth Street (Miami), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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