- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in New Smyrna Inlet, Daytona Beach, Florida USA
With a humid subtropical climate, the average temperatures during summer are 90°F/33°C with brief tropical storms and the average temperatures during winter are 70°F/21°C with light freezes.
New Smyrna Inlet is a beautiful wide sandy beach, located on the north tip of New Smyrna Beach where surfing is one of the most popular activities. As it is an exposed beach break, it offers a regional classic wave quality with consistent frequency that works all year round. The size of the swell, starts working from 5 ft/1.5 m and holds up to 6 ft/2 m and more, while the best wind direction is when coming from Northwest, West.
The bottom of the sea is sandy and the waves are hollow and fun to ride, especially during high tide. New Smyrna Inlet is suitable for indeterminate and advanced surfers and when the hurricane season is on (between August and December), surfers can find some super fun waves to ride. Note that during weekends the beach is ultra crowded. Surfers should be careful of sharks, rip currents and jellyfish.