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Fort Pierce North Jetty break guidePhoto by: Heather Kovatch

Fort Pierce North Jetty Surf Guide

Fort Pierce North Jetty in North Florida is an exposed beach,reef and jetty break that is often working, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are mainly rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of locals and sharks.

Fort Pierce North Jetty Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
22.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fort Pierce North Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fort Pierce North Jetty occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Fort Pierce North Jetty (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fort Pierce North Jetty 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 27% of the time in January while 57% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fort Pierce North Jetty Location Map

Interactive Fort Pierce North 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 closest passenger airport to Fort Pierce North Jetty is Vero Beach Muni Airport (VRB) in USA, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fort Pierce North Jetty is Melbourne International Airport (MLB), also in USA, 80 km (50 miles) away.

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Fort Pierce North Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 January 2023, 14:10 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 5 5 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Fort Pierce North Jetty

Surf stats for Fort Pierce North Jetty, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fort Pierce North Jetty

Wind stats for Fort Pierce North Jetty, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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