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South Beach Pavilion ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.6
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.3

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South Beach Pavilion Surf Guide

South Beach Pavilion in South Florida is a sheltered beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the west. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of crowds, sharks and rocks.

South Beach Pavilion Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing South Beach Pavilion:

The best conditions reported for surf at South Beach Pavilion occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf South Beach Pavilion (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing South Beach Pavilion 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 0% of the time in January while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 99% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive South Beach Pavilion 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 South Beach Pavilion is Boca Raton Airport (BCT) in USA, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to South Beach Pavilion is Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), also in USA, 21 km (13 miles) away.

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South Beach Pavilion Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 10:45 Local Time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 5 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 30
ENE 30
NE 25
Wind State cross-

Swell History at South Beach Pavilion

Surf stats for South Beach Pavilion, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at South Beach Pavilion

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

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