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Monster Hole Surf Guide

Monster Hole in North Florida is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north northeast. The beach breaks favour lefts. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rips, locals, sharks,jetskis,sea-lice in Summer.

Monster Hole Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Monster Hole:

The best conditions reported for surf at Monster Hole occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Monster Hole 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 17% of the time in January while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 50% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Monster Hole Location Map

Interactive Monster Hole 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 Monster Hole is Vero Beach Muni Airport (VRB) in USA, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Monster Hole is Melbourne International Airport (MLB), also in USA, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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Monster Hole Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 June 2023, 19:41 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 9 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on on cross cross-

Swell History at Monster Hole

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

Wind History at Monster Hole

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Monster Hole:

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