• Since 1983, The Wave Masters amateur surfing competition has been held every May in Jax.
    Surfing in Jax

    Jacksonville is home to a strong surfing tradition.

    Since 1983, The Wave Masters amateur surfing competition has been held every May in Jax.

  • An "Only In Jax" favorite local surf spot for advanced surfers located just North of Jax Beach--The Poles.
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    Grab your board and Catch A Wave

    An "Only In Jax" favorite local surf spot for advanced surfers located just North of Jax Beach--The Poles. Learn More


Surfing in Jacksonville

Jacksonville boasts some of the best surfing in Florida.

If you prefer water immersion to dry land, take a surf lesson from a local surf shop. In Jacksonville, the gentle summer waters are the perfect environment for new surfers to learn the sport. Fall and spring produce the biggest swells, with The Wave Masters, Florida’s most prestigious open amateur surfing contest, taking place in Jacksonville every May. The competition doesn't end there, Florida Surfing Association Super Grom Surf Festival splashes through every June. 

Popular Surf Spots in Jacksonville
The pier at Jacksonville Beach creates excellent surfing conditions year round. To the North, inside of Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park, "The Poles" is another favorite local surf spot for the advanced surfer, strap on your GoPro as dolphins are always near by. Just south of Jax Beach is Crossroads, where the surf break runs for 10 miles.



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