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Siesta ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 2.4

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Siesta break guidePhoto by: grandma

Siesta Surf Guide

Siesta in Florida is an exposed beach/Pier break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast with some shelter here from north winds. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. It's often crowded here. Hazards include .

Siesta Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
31.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Siesta:

The best conditions reported for surf at Siesta occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:
Florida wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Siesta Surf:

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 10:33 Local time
Thursday 13
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 3 - - 3
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
W 10
Wind State glass on on cross-

Tide Times:

For Longboat Key, 5 km from Siesta.

IS AT (local time)

Siesta Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At St Pete Beach, 7 km from Siesta.


Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Siesta

Buoy Data:

At Egmont Channel Entrance, FL, 24 miles from Siesta.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 8 7 8 8

All wavebuoys around Siesta

Overall Siesta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

Surf stats for Siesta: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Siesta: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Siesta photo


Photo credit: grandma

Siesta Keys Fl photo


Photo credit: CCHoney

Siesta Location Maps

Siesta Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Florida - Gulf surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Siesta

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Siesta:

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Wave buoys nearest to Siesta:

Tide stations nearest to Siesta:

  • Closest tide station
    Longboat Key
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Bayshore Gardens
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Cortez, Sarasota Bay
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    North Sarasota
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Siesta is Albert Whitted (St. Petersburg) Airport (SPG) in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Siesta is Macdill Afb (Tampa) Airport (MCF), also in USA, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in USA, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Tampa International Airport (TPA) in USA is 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Page Fld (Fort Myers) Airport (FMY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Siesta and is 116 km (72 miles) away.
Siesta break location map and break info