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Spanish River ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Spanish River Surf Guide

Spanish River in South Florida is a beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

Spanish River Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Spanish River:

The best conditions reported for surf at Spanish River occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Spanish River (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Spanish River with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in September while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 37% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
37%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Spanish River Location Map

Interactive Spanish River 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 Spanish River is Boca Raton Airport (BCT) in USA, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Spanish River is Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), also in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.

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Spanish River Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 10:40 Local Time
Sunday 16
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.6
NE
1.9
NE
1.9
NE
1.8
NE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 30
ENE 30
NE 25
NE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Spanish River

Surf stats for Spanish River, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Spanish River

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

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