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Holmes Beach Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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Holmes Beach Pier Surf Guide

Holmes Beach Pier in Gulf Coast, Florida is a beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Holmes Beach Pier Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Holmes Beach Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Holmes Beach Pier occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Holmes Beach Pier sea temperature, Holmes Beach Pier photographs, Holmes Beach Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Holmes Beach Pier webcams, current wind from Florida - Gulf live weather stations and Holmes Beach Pier 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 Holmes Beach Pier

Holmes Beach Pier Surf:

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 22:49 Local time
SunMonday 13
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 5 5 4 4
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
WSW 20
W 15
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Anna Maria Key, Bradenton Beach, Tampa Bay, Florida (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Holmes Beach Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At St Pete Beach, 11 km from Holmes Beach Pier.


Air temperature
30 °C

Current weather near Holmes Beach Pier

Buoy Data:

At Egmont Channel Entrance, FL, 15 miles from Holmes Beach Pier.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 4 5 5 6

All wavebuoys around Holmes Beach Pier

Overall Holmes Beach Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Holmes Beach Pier: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Holmes Beach Pier: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Nestor's doing., Holmes Beach Pier photo

Holmes Beach Pier

Photo credit: Gus

Holmes Beach Pier Location Maps

Holmes Beach Pier Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Florida - Gulf surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Holmes Beach Pier

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Holmes Beach Pier:

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Wave buoys nearest to Holmes Beach Pier:

Tide stations nearest to Holmes Beach Pier:

  • Closest tide station
    Anna Maria Key, Bradenton Beach, Tampa Bay
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Anna Maria Key, city pier, Tampa Bay
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Cortez, Sarasota Bay
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Longboat Key
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Egmont Key, Egmont Channel, Tampa Bay
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Holmes Beach Pier is Albert Whitted (St. Petersburg) Airport (SPG) in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Holmes Beach Pier is Macdill Afb (Tampa) Airport (MCF), also in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Tampa International Airport (TPA) in USA is 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Page Fld (Fort Myers) Airport (FMY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Holmes Beach Pier and is 132 km (82 miles) away.
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