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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Ft.lauderdale pier

USA, South East, South Florida

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 Access

straight down comercial blvd heading east

English (Translate this text in English): straight down comercial blvd heading east

English (Translate this text in English): straight down comercial blvd heading east

English (Translate this text in English): straight down comercial blvd heading east

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualitySloppy

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFun, Powerless

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, South, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

Good wind directionNorthWest, SouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movementFalling tide

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Localism
- Sharks

 Additional Information

this spot mainly has wind chop. not very consistant. breaks well. get good medium sized swell during hurricne season and also durin a windy wind swell. the only way to surf it well is just to milk the wave.alot of parkink less than a block down..if you can surf here you can surf anywhere with surf from 2-8 foot easily.

English (Translate this text in English): this spot mainly has wind chop. not very consistant. breaks well. get good medium sized swell during hurricne season and also durin a windy wind swell. the only way to surf it well is just to milk the wave.alot of parkink less than a block down..if you can surf here you can surf anywhere with surf from 2-8 foot easily.

English (Translate this text in English): this spot mainly has wind chop. not very consistant. breaks well. get good medium sized swell during hurricne season and also durin a windy wind swell. the only way to surf it well is just to milk the wave.alot of parkink less than a block down..if you can surf here you can surf anywhere with surf from 2-8 foot easily.

English (Translate this text in English): this spot mainly has wind chop. not very consistant. breaks well. get good medium sized swell during hurricne season and also durin a windy wind swell. the only way to surf it well is just to milk the wave.alot of parkink less than a block down..if you can surf here you can surf anywhere with surf from 2-8 foot easily.

Atmosphere

its a pier whick is a sand bar beach break. lots of bait fish, stingrays, and an occasionally shark. lots of KOOKS. most groms rip pretty hard due to the difficulty of the wave.

English (Translate this text in English): its a pier whick is a sand bar beach break. lots of bait fish, stingrays, and an occasionally shark. lots of KOOKS. most groms rip pretty hard due to the difficulty of the wave.

English (Translate this text in English): its a pier whick is a sand bar beach break. lots of bait fish, stingrays, and an occasionally shark. lots of KOOKS. most groms rip pretty hard due to the difficulty of the wave.

English (Translate this text in English): its a pier whick is a sand bar beach break. lots of bait fish, stingrays, and an occasionally shark. lots of KOOKS. most groms rip pretty hard due to the difficulty of the wave.

General

not all perfect waves. must be a dedicated surfer to surf here. most surfers have fun surfing here though. probaly one of the best breaks in ft.lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): not all perfect waves. must be a dedicated surfer to surf here. most surfers have fun surfing here though. probaly one of the best breaks in ft.lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): not all perfect waves. must be a dedicated surfer to surf here. most surfers have fun surfing here though. probaly one of the best breaks in ft.lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): not all perfect waves. must be a dedicated surfer to surf here. most surfers have fun surfing here though. probaly one of the best breaks in ft.lauderdale.

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Fort lauderdale pier
United States of America

Fort lauderdale pier
United States of America

Fort lauderdale pier
United States of America

Fort lauderdale pier
United States of America

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By iSAsurf , 19-02-2007

No Waves, but Beautiful. - I lived across the street to this beach at the beginning of hurricane season, 2006. I could see the waves brake form my living room. I saw pictures of this beach and expected at least something. However, there was nothing. There were two days that were surfable, but nothing really worth remembering with regards to waves. I am told this place gets descent waves, but with size comes chop and mush.I recommend getting into diving, fishing, skimboarding, and kite surfing. I have toured Hawaii and it can’t compare to the reefs and water clarity around this peer. Every fish I couldn’t find in California would fearlessly come up to me whether I was snorkeling or walking along the shore. The younger, local surfers apparently skimboard when there is no waves and have pulled more impressive maneuvers that I have seen at The Wedge and 1000 Steps (10th Street). Kite surfers, though rare, also wow spectators with their skills. The water is always warm and clear. I recommend this beach to ocean lovers that don’t have to surf to enjoy the beach.If you want waves, drive up to Coco or Sebastian. Though, don’t expect much and put on your driving shoes.

By tiago , 20-11-2006

Where to surf near Ft. Lauderdale? - Hello, I'm from Portugal and next year I will study at the art institute of fort lauderdale and since here in Portugal the thing I like best is beach, kitsurfing, jetskiing and surfing I would like to know where in ft. lauderdale, or somewhere near, can I have surf lessons and good waves to surf after that.. and perhaps you guys could also tell me more about the weather in ft. lauderdale, all year round.. I've been warned about hurricanes and stuff like that, but are they that common? usually how long do they last, I mean, how long will we have bad weather when an hurricane strikes? something like that... and perhaps talk also a bit about the city, and nightlife and stuff like that.. thanks!

By anonymous , 21-11-2005

- Is this in Pompano? There is no pier on FT. Lauderdale Beach.

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