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South Ponte Vedra Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 4.0
Accommodation: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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South Ponte Vedra Beach Surf Guide

South Ponte Vedra Beach in North Florida is a beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

South Ponte Vedra Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing South Ponte Vedra Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing South Ponte Vedra Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in July while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore South Ponte Vedra Beach Location Map

Interactive South Ponte Vedra Beach 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 Ponte Vedra Beach is Jacksonville Nas Airport (NIP) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to South Ponte Vedra Beach is Cecil Fld (Jacksonville) Airport (NZC), also in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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South Ponte Vedra Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 3 December 2020, 04:43 Local Time
Thursday 03
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.4
E
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.4
E
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 15
ENE 15
E 15
ESE
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at South Ponte Vedra Beach

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

Wind History at South Ponte Vedra Beach

Wind stats for South Ponte Vedra Beach, 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 South Ponte Vedra Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    7km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To South Ponte Vedra Beach: