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Point o Rocks Surf Guide

Point o Rocks in Gulf Coast, Florida is a point break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Point o Rocks Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Point o Rocks:

The best conditions reported for surf at Point o Rocks occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Point o Rocks (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Point o Rocks 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 8% of the time in January while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 67% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
67%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Point o Rocks Location Map

Interactive Point o Rocks 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 Point o Rocks is Albert Whitted (St. Petersburg) Airport (SPG) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Point o Rocks is Macdill Afb (Tampa) Airport (MCF), also in USA, 67 km (42 miles) away.

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Point o Rocks Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 1 October 2022, 23:18 Local Time
SatSunday 02
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.6
NW
0.5
NW
0.4
NW
0.3
NW
Period (s) 4 4 4 3
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
10
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Point o Rocks

Surf stats for Point o Rocks, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Point o Rocks

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Point o Rocks: