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Hess ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.2

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Hess Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 00:09 Local time
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10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.0
SE
0.5
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
Period (s) 6 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
SW 5
SW 10
SSW
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
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Hess in North Florida is a reef break that has very reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the east. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Rocks - Sharks.

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Canova Beach, Florida, 2 km from Hess.

IS AT (local time)

Hess Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Patrick Air Force Base Airport, 8 km from Hess.

light winds from the WNW

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Air temperature
22.0 °C

Current weather near Hess

Buoy Data:

At Cape Canaveral Nearshore, FL, 17 miles from Hess.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
1.2
1.2
1.1
Dominant period (s) 5 5 6 6

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Overall Hess Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Surf stats for Hess: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Hess: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Hess Location Maps

Hess Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hess:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hess:

Tide stations nearest to Hess:

  • Closest tide station
    Canova Beach
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Satellite Beach
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    South Patrick Shores
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Patrick Air Force Base
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Palm Bay
    9 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Hess is Patrick Afb (Coco Beach) Airport (COF) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hess is Melbourne International Airport (MLB), also in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away.
  • Third is Vero Beach Muni Airport (VRB) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Orlando International Airport (MCO) in USA is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Executive (Orlando) Airport (ORL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hess and is 85 km (53 miles) away.
Hess break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hess, Florida - North. Use the tab navigation above to view Hess sea temperature, Hess photographs, Hess detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hess webcams, current wind from Florida - North live weather stations and Hess tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Hess.