About Hillsboro Inlet

Sandbars run off the south side of the Hillsboro Inlet in a fashion similar to Reef Road; however, the surf is not nearly as good. Big N swells break point-style off the south side of the Inlet. Super-long. The place gets hollow, but needs a big swell.

Source: Hillsboro Inlet Surf Guide

Ability Level

Intermediate - advanced

Beg Int Adv

Intermediate and up.

Local Vibe

Welcoming

Welcoming Intimidating

Nobody's a local down here.

Crowd Factor

Moderate

Mellow Heavy

Typical south Florida.

Spot Rating

Fun

Poor Perfect

Pretty average spot overall. No one is driving here solely to surf this spot.

Shoulder Burn

Medium

Light Exhausting

Current can up your paddling depending on the swell.

Water Quality

Clean

Clean Dirty

Water surprisingly clean being near such a populated area.

Additional Information

Hazards

Watch currents, man-of-war and sea lice.

Access

Typical South Florida - have to find some parking.

Bring Your

Shortboard, funboard, longboard, fish, bodyboard

Seabed

sand and reef

Best Season

Fall-Spring

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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