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St Augustine Pier break guidePhoto by: Tim Neil

St Augustine Pier Surf Guide

St Augustine Pier in North Florida is a beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the east. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism - Sharks.

St Augustine Pier Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing St Augustine Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at St Augustine Pier 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 St Augustine Pier (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing St Augustine Pier 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 35% of the time in July while 50% 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
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
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 St Augustine Pier Location Map

Interactive St Augustine Pier 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 St Augustine Pier is Jacksonville Nas Airport (NIP) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to St Augustine Pier is Cecil Fld (Jacksonville) Airport (NZC), also in USA, 71 km (44 miles) away.

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St Augustine Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 1 October 2022, 23:41 Local Time
SatSunday 02
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off off

Swell History at St Augustine Pier

Surf stats for St Augustine Pier, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at St Augustine Pier

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

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