Surfing in South Beach, Miami, Florida USA

Skill level:
Advanced and professional
Best tide movement:
Rising and falling tides
Miami is a gifted with tropical climate cosmopolitan city, located on the Atlantic coast. As it is considered to be America's top class resort city, with vibrant nightlife and endless international cultural happenings as well as top sport activities and events, Miami is a global destination for the outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels.

The city is a must for water sports as it provides easy access into endless sandy beaches with sparkling waters. South Beach is located in the southern part of Miami beach and hosts lots of space and big waves, ideal for endless surfing fun.

The type of the wave is beach brake, taking both right and left directions and the size of the swell starts working from 1.5 m/5 ft and holds up to 3 m/10 ft and more. When the wind is coming from North, it gives some good and fast hollow waves.

South beach is a very popular destination for both local and foreign visitors, so it is ultra crowded all the time. When the winds are high, surfing is suitable for advanced and professional surfers only. During the easy days, there are schools where you can take lessons, if you are a beginner.

How to Get to Destination

6.8mi/11km, 15mins
Head east on NW 15th St toward NW 18th Ave, Take the 2nd right onto NW 17th Ave, Take the 3rd left onto NW North River Dr, Slight right onto NW 11th St/NW North River Dr, Take the 2nd left onto NW 12th Ave, Take the FL-836 E ramp to I-395/I-95/Downtown Miami/Miami Beach, Turn right onto FL-836 E, Continue onto I-395 E, Continue onto A1A N, Turn right onto Alton Rd and Turn left onto 1st St
Miami International Airport,
11mi/17.7km from South Beach

Miami is the southern terminus of Amtrak’s Atlantic Coast services, running two lines, the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star, both terminating in New York City. The Miami Amtrak Station is located in the suburb of Hialeah near the Tri-Rail/Metrorail Station on NW 79 St and NW 38 Ave.


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