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Fort Lauderdale 14th Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.3

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Fort Lauderdale 14th Street Surf Guide

Fort Lauderdale 14th Street in South Florida is a beach break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

Fort Lauderdale 14th Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fort Lauderdale 14th Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fort Lauderdale 14th Street occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Fort Lauderdale 14th Street (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Fort Lauderdale 14th Street with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in November while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 30% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
30%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fort Lauderdale 14th Street Location Map

Interactive Fort Lauderdale 14th Street 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 Fort Lauderdale 14th Street is Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fort Lauderdale 14th Street is Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL), also in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away.

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Fort Lauderdale 14th Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 01:45 Local Time
Tuesday 01Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.5
N
1.4
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.2
NNE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
N 25
N 25
N 20
N
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Fort Lauderdale 14th Street

Surf stats for Fort Lauderdale 14th Street, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fort Lauderdale 14th Street

Wind stats for Fort Lauderdale 14th Street, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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