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Melbourne Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.2

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Melbourne Beach break guidePhoto by: Robin Novelli

Melbourne Beach Surf Guide

Melbourne Beach in North Florida is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of sharks,.

Melbourne Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Melbourne Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Melbourne Beach 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 Melbourne Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Melbourne Beach 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 28% of the time in January while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Melbourne Beach Location Map

Interactive Melbourne 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 Melbourne Beach is Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Melbourne Beach is Patrick Afb (Coco Beach) Airport (COF), also in USA, 25 km (16 miles) away.

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Melbourne Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 18 September 2020, 07:16 Local Time
Friday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
0.7
NE
Period (s) 10 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
SW 20
SW 20
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

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Swell History at Melbourne Beach

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Wind History at Melbourne Beach

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

Melbourne Beach Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 6 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.2
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s32.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.2
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Review
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Shirley from United States
“Great”

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