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Little Talbot Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.9

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Little Talbot Island Surf Guide

Little Talbot Island in North Florida is an exposed beach/Pier break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks favour lefts. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of sharks,jellyfish, rips.

Little Talbot Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/pierIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Little Talbot Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Little Talbot Island occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Little Talbot Island (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Little Talbot Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in September while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
31%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Little Talbot Island Location Map

Interactive Little Talbot Island 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 Little Talbot Island is Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Little Talbot Island is Jacksonville Nas Airport (NIP), also in USA, 35 km (22 miles) away.

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Little Talbot Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 12:15 Local Time
Tuesday 01
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.0
NW
0.9
NW
0.8
NW
0.7
NW
Period (s) 5 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 20
WNW 20
WNW 15
NW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Little Talbot Island

Surf stats for Little Talbot Island, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Little Talbot Island

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

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