Jacksonville Beach, FL Surf Forecast (2024)

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  • 82° E 8 17mph Today's Forecast
  • Buoy 41112 3ft @ 4sec Buoy Map
  • LOW12:01 PM HIGH6:15 PM Tide Data
  • 78° Trunks Ocean Temps

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SWELL

SUN 05-19

MON 05-20

TUE 05-21

WED 05-22

THU 05-23

FRI 05-24

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  • CHOPPY
  • SWELL 1
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  • SWELL 5
  • SWELL 6

Forecast Updated: May 18 7:00 pm

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  • THURSDAY

    AM:

    3-4+ ft

    CHOPPY

    PM:

    4-5 ft

    CHOPPY

    SURF

    Stomach to shoulder high ENE short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to head high.

    CONDITIONS

    Blown out with NE winds 25-30mph.

    TIDES / SUN

    AM

    LOW 12:46 am @ 0.9 ft

    HIGH 6:26 am @ 4.8 ft

    SUNRISE 6:28 am

    PM

    LOW 12:42 pm @ 0.6 ft

    HIGH 6:59 pm @ 5.7 ft

    SUNSET 8:16 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    6 am

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    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    SE 0.8 ft @ 4 sec

    9 am

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    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    SE 0.9 ft @ 4 sec

    12 pm

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    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    SE 1.0 ft @ 4 sec

    3 pm

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    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    SE 0.9 ft @ 4 sec

    6 pm

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    0 ph mph

    SE 1.0 ft @ 4 sec

  • FRIDAY

    AM:

    5-7 ft

    CHOPPY

    PM:

    4-6 ft

    CHOPPY

    SURF

    Head high E medium period swell in the morning with occasional 1-2' overhead high sets. This drops into the head range for the afternoon.

    CONDITIONS

    Choppy with NE winds 20-25mph in the morning shifting ENE for the afternoon.

    TIDES / SUN

    AM

    LOW 1:31 am @ 0.7 ft

    HIGH 7:11 am @ 4.8 ft

    SUNRISE 6:27 am

    PM

    LOW 1:23 pm @ 0.4 ft

    HIGH 7:41 pm @ 5.8 ft

    SUNSET 8:16 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    6 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    SSE 0.6 ft @ 4 sec

    NE 0.8 ft @ 3 sec

    12 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    NNE 2.3 ft @ 4 sec

    SE 0.6 ft @ 6 sec

    3 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    NE 3.2 ft @ 5 sec

    SE 1.3 ft @ 6 sec

    6 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    NE 3.5 ft @ 6 sec

    SE 1.2 ft @ 6 sec

  • SATURDAY

    AM:

    3-5 ft

    CHOPPY

    PM:

    4-6+ ft

    CHOPPY

    SURF

    Chest to shoulder high E wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to slightly overhead high.

    CONDITIONS

    Choppy with E winds 20-25mph in the morning shifting ESE for the afternoon.

    TIDES / SUN

    AM

    LOW 2:14 am @ 0.6 ft

    HIGH 7:54 am @ 4.9 ft

    SUNRISE 6:27 am

    PM

    LOW 2:03 pm @ 0.4 ft

    HIGH 8:22 pm @ 5.9 ft

    SUNSET 8:17 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    6 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    NE 3.2 ft @ 7 sec

    SE 0.6 ft @ 5 sec

    9 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    NE 3.3 ft @ 6 sec

    12 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    NE 3.6 ft @ 6 sec

    3 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    NE 3.6 ft @ 6 sec

    6 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    NE 3.2 ft @ 6 sec

  • SUNDAY

    AM:

    5-8 ft

    CHOPPY

    PM:

    4-5 ft

    CHOPPY

    SURF

    Head high ESE medium period swell in the morning with occasional 1-3' overhead high sets. This drops into the chest to head range for the afternoon.

    CONDITIONS

    Sideshore texture/chop with S winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting SW 25-30mph in the afternoon.

    TIDES / SUN

    AM

    LOW 2:55 am @ 0.5 ft

    HIGH 8:36 am @ 4.9 ft

    SUNRISE 6:27 am

    PM

    LOW 2:42 pm @ 0.3 ft

    HIGH 9:03 pm @ 6 ft

    SUNSET 8:17 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    6 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 2.4 ft @ 6 sec

    9 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 2.2 ft @ 6 sec

    12 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 2.0 ft @ 6 sec

    3 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.9 ft @ 6 sec

    6 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.8 ft @ 5 sec

  • MONDAY

    AM:

    2-4 ft

    CLEAN

    PM:

    2-4 ft

    CLEAN

    SURF

    Waist to chest high E medium period swell.

    CONDITIONS

    Clean with WSW winds 20-25mph in the morning shifting W for the afternoon.

    TIDES / SUN

    AM

    LOW 3:35 am @ 0.4 ft

    HIGH 9:18 am @ 4.8 ft

    SUNRISE 6:26 am

    PM

    LOW 3:22 pm @ 0.3 ft

    HIGH 9:45 pm @ 5.9 ft

    SUNSET 8:18 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    6 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.6 ft @ 7 sec

    9 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.6 ft @ 7 sec

    12 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.5 ft @ 7 sec

    3 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.5 ft @ 8 sec

    6 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.4 ft @ 8 sec

    E 0.8 ft @ 2 sec

  • TUESDAY

    AM:

    2-3 ft

    CHOPPY

    PM:

    2-3 ft

    FAIR

    SURF

    Knee to waist high E medium period swell.

    CONDITIONS

    Sideshore texture/chop in the morning with NNW winds 15-20mph. Semi clean/sideshore texture and current conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NW.

    TIDES / SUN

    AM

    LOW 4:15 am @ 0.4 ft

    HIGH 10:02 am @ 4.8 ft

    SUNRISE 6:26 am

    PM

    LOW 4:03 pm @ 0.3 ft

    HIGH 10:29 pm @ 5.9 ft

    SUNSET 8:19 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    6 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.2 ft @ 8 sec

    ESE 0.8 ft @ 3 sec

    9 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.2 ft @ 8 sec

    ESE 0.7 ft @ 3 sec

    12 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.1 ft @ 7 sec

    ESE 0.6 ft @ 3 sec

    3 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.1 ft @ 7 sec

    6 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ENE 1.0 ft @ 7 sec

    ESE 1.2 ft @ 3 sec

  • WEDNESDAY

    AM:

    3+ ft

    CHOPPY

    PM:

    3+ ft

    FAIR

    SURF

    Waist high ENE short period wind swell with occasional stomach high sets.

    CONDITIONS

    Bumpy/choppy in the morning with NE winds 10-15mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NW.

    TIDES / SUN

    AM

    LOW N/A

    HIGH N/A

    SUNRISE N/A

    PM

    LOW N/A

    HIGH N/A

    SUNSET N/A

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    WEATHER

    6 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ESE 1.4 ft @ 4 sec

    NE 0.9 ft @ 7 sec

    9 am

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ESE 1.3 ft @ 4 sec

    NE 0.9 ft @ 7 sec

    12 pm

    WIND

    SWELL

    WEATHER

    0 ph mph

    ESE 1.1 ft @ 4 sec

    NE 0.9 ft @ 7 sec

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FAQs

How big are the waves in Jacksonville Beach today? ›

The surf forecast is 1 ft and slightly bumpy right now for Jacksonville Beach, FL.

Can you surf at Jacksonville Beach? ›

With some of the best surfing in Florida, Jacksonville is the perfect place for first-timers to seasoned veterans. Take a lesson on a long board, watch the surfers catch waves at Jacksonville Beach Pier or slide across the break on skim boards in Atlantic Beach.

What is the surf temperature in Jax Beach? ›

Today's Jax Beach Pier sea temperature is 77 °F.

How big are the waves at St Augustine beach today? ›

Forecast Details
SURFSWELL
6am1 ft clean1ft 8s E
12pm1 ft choppy1ft 8s E
6pm1 ft choppy0.9ft 8s E

What beach has the most waves in Florida? ›

New Smyrna Beach

North of Canaveral, you can surf in New Smyrna Inlet, the south side of the famous Ponce de Leon or "Ponce" Inlet. Known locally as "the wave magnet," Smyrna's waves are well suited for trick riding or "hot dogging." It's also now considered the most consistent surf.

Are waves bigger when tide is going out? ›

Tide and Surfing

If the tide is too high and rising, each successive wave will push higher, while if the tide is high and falling, the energy in the waves will decrease with each wave. As the tide approaches low tide, the waves will be less powerful and flat.

What is the surf capital of Florida? ›

Cocoa Beach does not have monster waves, but it is still the surf capital of the east coast and the small wave capital of the world. This is a place where surfing superstars, like all-time great Kelly Slater, got their start.

Do you need a wetsuit to surf in Florida? ›

During the winter months, the water can be quite chilly in Central and North Florida, so a full wetsuit with boots may be necessary. In the summer, it's usually boardshorts and a rashguard will suffice. Material: Wetsuits are made from neoprene, a synthetic rubber that provides insulation and flexibility.

Can you surf at St Augustine beach? ›

Whether you have been surfing your whole life or you are just getting started, St. Augustine is able to provide you with the perfect surf experience. Plan your next vacation here to find out how you can best take advantage of Florida's amazing coastline.

How cold is too cold for surf? ›

HOW COLD IS TOO COLD FOR SURF? There is no 'too cold to surf', only not good enough, or not thick enough wetsuits.

How late is Jax Beach open? ›

Jacksonville's beaches now open 24/7, with limits.

What is the perfect weather for surfing? ›

Surfing is usually best when it's wind-free. A surfer values glassy conditions―a calm surface of the water without gusts of wind―the most, but tough surfers learn to manage even the worst conditions. In surfing, there are two primary wind conditions: onshore and offshore.

Does Destin Florida have big waves? ›

East of Pensacola, Destin has some surf spots that can get pretty epic with just the right swell. Something that makes surfing here unique is the surprising fact that Destin can hold a lot of swell and has some “big wave” spots.

How big are the waves at Vilano beach? ›

Explore Vilano Beach Location Map
m, °CThuFriday 24
Wave (ft)1.5 ENE1.5 NE
Period (s)88
Wind (mph)105
Wind Statecrossoff
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What beach in Miami has the biggest waves? ›

South Beach:

Located in Penrod Park, just east of where I-95 ends, South Beach has the potential to deliver barreling, board-breaking peaks. During north or northeast swell conditions, the A-frames are shapeliest on the incoming tide with offshore (west to northwest) winds.

How big are wave pool waves? ›

Waves can be engineered to any size and shape specification. Typically, wave pool waves are in the 1'-3' range and surf pool waves are in the 3'-8' range.

How big are the waves in Destin Florida right now? ›

Seas: SSW 3 feet at 5 seconds. Breezy SW winds with moderate choppy seas.

What are the ocean tides in Jacksonville Beach? ›

Tides Today & Tomorrow in Jacksonville Beach, FL
  • Next high tide : 12:02 AM.
  • Next low tide : 5:25 PM.
  • Sunset today : 8:21 PM.
  • Sunrise tomorrow : 6:23 AM.
  • Moon phase : Waning Gibbous.
  • Tide Station Location : Station #8720291.

How close is Jacksonville, FL to the beach? ›

Located 17 miles from Downtown Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach offers visitors a family-friendly beach vacation with outdoor activities, a variety of hotels for all budgets and if you're into nightlife, we've got plenty of that too.

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