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Florence-South Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Florence-South Jetty Surf Guide

Florence-South Jetty in Oregon_South is an exposed beach/Jetty break that usually has waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast with some shelter here from north winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and sharks.

Florence-South Jetty Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
9.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Florence-South Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at Florence-South Jetty occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Florence-South Jetty (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Florence-South Jetty with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in February while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 37% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
37%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Florence-South Jetty Location Map

Interactive Florence-South Jetty 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 nearest passenger airport to Florence-South Jetty is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 154 km (96 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Florence-South Jetty is Portland International Airport (PDX), also in USA, 213 km (132 miles) away.

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Florence-South Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 09:21 Local Time
Tuesday 18
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 1.5
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
W 15
WNW 15
NW
Wind State glass cross-
on
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Swell History at Florence-South Jetty

Surf stats for Florence-South Jetty, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Florence-South Jetty

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

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