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North Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.6

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North Jetty Surf Guide

North Jetty_1 in North Florida is an exposed beach/Pier break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of sharks,jellyfish, rips.

North Jetty Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/pierIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at North Jetty 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 North Jetty (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing North Jetty 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 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% 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
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
32%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore North Jetty Location Map

Interactive North Jetty 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 North Jetty is Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North Jetty is Jacksonville Nas Airport (NIP), also in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away.

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North Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 13:48 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 North Jetty

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

Wind History at North Jetty

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

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