Florida's Surfing Safari: Unravelling the Best Breaks
Florida is home to world-class surfing due to its diverse waves on both the East Coast and the Gulf.
Palm Beach's Reef Road is known for its big waves, up to 15 feet, and is considered the state's best.
South Hutchinson Island offers a variety of breaks from the Hutchinson Island Nuclear Power Plant to Jensen Beach.
Fort Pierce Inlet State Park and Sebastian Inlet are consistent and shapely surf spots on the East Coast.
Sebastian Inlet is known as "Surf City" and has produced top surfers in competitive settings.
Cocoa Beach is associated with Kelly Slater and Ron Jon Surf Shop and offers mellower waves suitable for beginners.
New Smyrna Inlet is known as the "wave magnet" and provides consistent waves for trick riding.
Ponce Inlet and Daytona Beach offer competitive surf spots that attract crowds due to their excellent conditions.
Flagler Beach, Crescent Beach's south end at Matanzas, and St. Augustine host prime surf locations.
Jacksonville's Hanna Park, "Mayport Poles," "Lighthouse," and "Officers Club" are significant surf spots worth exploring.