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New Smyrna Inlet ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.8
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.2

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New Smyrna Inlet break guidePhoto by: Jim Ross

New Smyrna Inlet Surf Guide

New Smyrna Inlet in North Florida is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks favour lefts. Best around high tide. It's often crowded here. Beware of rips, sharks,jellyfish,pollution.

New Smyrna Inlet Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
very consistent25.6°C

Surfing New Smyrna Inlet:

The best conditions reported for surf at New Smyrna Inlet occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view New Smyrna Inlet sea temperature, New Smyrna Inlet photographs, New Smyrna Inlet detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, New Smyrna Inlet webcams, current wind from Florida - North live weather stations and New Smyrna Inlet 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 New Smyrna Inlet

New Smyrna Inlet Surf:

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 19:48 Local time
Sunday 31Mon
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
Wind State on cross-
cross glass

Tide Times:

For Ponce de Leon Inlet (inside), Florida, 1 km from New Smyrna Inlet.

IS AT (local time)

New Smyrna Inlet Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport (FL), 5 km from New Smyrna Inlet.

light winds from the ESE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near New Smyrna Inlet

Overall New Smyrna Inlet Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Surf stats for New Smyrna Inlet: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for New Smyrna Inlet: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Clean tube, New Smyrna Inlet photo

New Smyrna Inlet

Photo credit: Jim Ross

Clean summer shack, New Smyrna Inlet photo

New Smyrna Inlet

Photo credit: Jim Rosd

Hollow morning, New Smyrna Inlet photo

New Smyrna Inlet

Photo credit: Jim Ross

clean hurricane swell, New Smyrna Inlet photo

New Smyrna Inlet

Photo credit: Jim Ross

Lil inlet barrel, New Smyrna Inlet photo

New Smyrna Inlet

Photo credit: Jim Ross

New Smyrna Inlet Location Maps

New Smyrna Inlet Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Florida - North surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of New Smyrna Inlet

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to New Smyrna Inlet:

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Wave buoys nearest to New Smyrna Inlet:

Tide stations nearest to New Smyrna Inlet:

  • Closest tide station
    Ponce de Leon Inlet (inside)
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Ponce Inlet, Halifax River
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    New Smyrna Beach
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Daytona Beach Shores (Sunglow Pier)
    6 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to New Smyrna Inlet is Executive (Orlando) Airport (ORL) in USA, 71 km (44 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to New Smyrna Inlet is Orlando International Airport (MCO), also in USA, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Patrick Afb (Coco Beach) Airport (COF) in USA, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in USA is 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Gainesville Rgnl Airport (GNV), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to New Smyrna Inlet and is 149 km (93 miles) away.
New Smyrna Inlet break location map and break info