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40th Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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40th Street Surf Guide

40th Street in South Florida is a quite exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips, sharks and jellyfish.

40th Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 40th Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at 40th Street 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 40th Street (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing 40th Street 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 4% of the time in January while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 74% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
74%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore 40th Street Location Map

Interactive 40th 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 40th Street is Boca Raton Airport (BCT) in USA, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to 40th Street is Palm Beach Co Park (West Palm Beach) Airport (LNA), also in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away.

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40th Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 05:46 Local Time
Sunday 16
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.7
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.6
NE
1.9
NE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 20
ENE 30
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at 40th Street

Surf stats for 40th Street, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 40th Street

Wind stats for 40th Street, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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