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Turtle Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.0

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Turtle Beach break guidePhoto by: Theresa Loder

Turtle Beach Surf Guide

Turtle Beach in Alabama is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Turtle Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Turtle Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Turtle Beach occur when a Northwest 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 Turtle Beach sea temperature, Turtle Beach photographs, Turtle Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Turtle Beach webcams, current wind from Florida - Gulf live weather stations and Turtle Beach 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 Turtle Beach

Turtle Beach Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 01:41 Local time
MonTuesday 02
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 3 - - 4
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 20
E 25
Wind State off cross-
off cross-

Tide Times:

For Sarasota, Florida, 8 km from Turtle Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Turtle Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sarasota/Bradenton Airport, 7 km from Turtle Beach.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
26.1 °C

Current weather near Turtle Beach

Buoy Data:

At Egmont Channel Entrance, FL, 25 miles from Turtle Beach.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 3 3 3 3

All wavebuoys around Turtle Beach

Overall Turtle Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June


Surf stats for Turtle Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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

Turtle Beach Campground photo

Turtle Beach

Photo credit: Theresa Loder

Turtle Beach Location Maps

Turtle Beach 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 Turtle Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Turtle Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Turtle Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Turtle Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Bayshore Gardens
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Longboat Key
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    North Sarasota
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    South Sarasota
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Turtle Beach is Albert Whitted (St. Petersburg) Airport (SPG) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Turtle Beach is Macdill Afb (Tampa) Airport (MCF), also in USA, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Tampa International Airport (TPA) in USA is 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Page Fld (Fort Myers) Airport (FMY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Turtle Beach and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
Turtle Beach break location map and break info