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Holly Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Holly Beach Surf Guide

Holly Beach in Louisiana is a beach break that does not work very often. Ideal winds are from the north. The ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Crowds are never a problem here. Take care of - Sharks.

Holly Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Holly Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Holly Beach occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Holly Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in February while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 43% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
43%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Holly Beach Location Map

Interactive Holly Beach 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 Holly Beach is Lake Charles Rgnl Airport (LCH) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Holly Beach is Southeast Texas Rgnl (Beaumont) Airport (BPT), also in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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Holly Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 12:59 Local Time
Monday 19
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.1
S
0.2
SSE
0.1
S
0.1
S
Period (s) 6 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
ENE 5
E 5
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Holly Beach

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

Wind History at Holly Beach

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

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