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Walton Rocks (Power Plant) Surf Guide

Walton Rocks(Power Plant) in North Florida is an exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include sharks,nuclear power station nearby.

Walton Rocks (Power Plant) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Walton Rocks (Power Plant):

The best conditions reported for surf at Walton Rocks (Power Plant) occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Walton Rocks (Power Plant) (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Walton Rocks (Power Plant) 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 31% of the time in July while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% 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).

Explore Walton Rocks (Power Plant) Location Map

Interactive Walton Rocks (Power Plant) 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 Walton Rocks (Power Plant) is Vero Beach Muni Airport (VRB) in USA, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Walton Rocks (Power Plant) is Palm Beach International (West Palm Beach) Airport (PBI), also in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Walton Rocks (Power Plant) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 04:39 Local Time
Thursday 18
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 9 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off cross-

Swell History at Walton Rocks (Power Plant)

Surf stats for Walton Rocks (Power Plant), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Walton Rocks (Power Plant)

Wind stats for Walton Rocks (Power Plant), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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