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New Smyrna Beach Surfing Information

Below you will find parking locations for various surf spots around NSB, as well as general information on the quality of waves and what to expect when surfing the area or learning to surf in the area.
Little girl surfing
Surfing New Smyrna Beach

If you are a beginner surfer, the best place to surf is along the beaches or near a lifeguard. Lifeguards are on duty during spring and summer at all of the major beach entrances and parks (from south to north): Bethune Beach park, 27th Avenue park, 3rd Avenue/Clancy Park, Flagler Avenue, Esther Beach Park, Crawford Rd beach ramp, North Beach Community Park, and Beachway Avenue.

Purple Bike and Surf Board on the Beach
Surfing Report

New Smyrna Beach is well known for it's ability to produce consistent ride-able surf year round! Head this way to escape flat days in your home town, or surf New Smyrna Beach every day by becoming a local.

Beach Access Parking New Smyrna Beach

North Beach Community Park
Clancy Park Central Beach
27th Avenue Beach Park
All three of these parking locations offer great sandbars to surf with a lifeguard on duty. They are pay parking lots for $20/day or free with an NSB resident parking pass. Flagler Avenue and Esther St also have parking and a fun sandbars, however it is very busy at those locations most days and during the summer months surfing on a fiberglass or “hard top” surfboard is prohibited from Esther St to 3rd Avenue.

Parking to Surf Well Known Spots Intermediate-Advanced

Smyrna Dunes Park
Bethune Beach

Smyrna Dunes Park offers off beach parking for the NSB Inlet. The Inlet is regarded as one of the most consistent surf spots on the entire East Coast of the United States. THIS IS NOT A SAFE LOCATION FOR BEGINNERS. Even small days are very crowded and beginners could injure themselves or someone else.

Bethune Beach is well known for it’s outside sandbar on big days and hurricane swells. It offers a world case wave on certain days. Intermediate surfers proceed with caution.

Want to learn to surf in a safe and professional setting?
Start shredding today, and learn why NSB became so popular for surfing!
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Lindsey Baldwin is a 4th generation New Smyrna Beach native and local business owner. She prides herself in making sure her customers are educated about the local real estate markets, zoning restrictions, flood zones, and future land uses. She loves helping new residents feel at home and get acquainted with all New Smyrna Beach has to offer.
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