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Florencia Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Florencia Bay break guidePhoto by: Herodius The Amazo

Florencia Bay Surf Guide

Florencia Bay in Vancouver Island is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds are from the northeast with some shelter here from north winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Florencia Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Florencia Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Florencia Bay occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Florencia Bay 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 33% of the time in January while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Florencia Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 18 September 2020, 03:03 Local Time
Friday 18
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 1.0
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
WNW 5
NW 10
SW
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Swell History at Florencia Bay

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

Wind History at Florencia Bay

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

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