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Satellite Beach/RCs ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.9

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Satellite Beach/RCs Surf Guide

Satellite Beach/RCs in North Florida is an exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northeast. There is a left breaking reef. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for and rips.

Satellite Beach/RCs Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach and reefIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
30.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Satellite Beach/RCs:

The best conditions reported for surf at Satellite Beach/RCs 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 Satellite Beach/RCs (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Satellite Beach/RCs 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 Satellite Beach/RCs Location Map

Interactive Satellite Beach/RCs 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 Satellite Beach/RCs is Patrick Afb (Coco Beach) Airport (COF) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Satellite Beach/RCs is Melbourne International Airport (MLB), also in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Satellite Beach/RCs Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 18 September 2020, 17:03 Local Time
Friday 18Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
Period (s) 10 10 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 15
WNW 15
NNW 10
N
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Satellite Beach/RCs

Surf stats for Satellite Beach/RCs, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Satellite Beach/RCs

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Satellite Beach/RCs. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon  sandbarSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon  beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Satellite Beach/RCs: