The Best Surf Destinations in February

Looking for the best surf destinations in February? We’ve got you covered. Our team have worked tirelessly over the past year to compile a detailed list of the best surf destinations from more than 30 countries around the world. Keep reading to see our comprehensive breakdown of where to surf and when.

Best Surf Destinations in February For Beginners

Think blue skies and sunshine if you’re looking to try surfing for the first time this February. All the best surf destinations for first-timers benefit from tropical climes and warm waters. Meaning you can enjoy a warm weather trip while learning to ride your first wave in no more than a swimsuit. Try a beginners package at a surf camp in a destination like Costa Rica, Nicaragua, or even the Maldives to kick-start your surfing career.

Average air temp

27°C / 80.6°F

Average rainfall

69mm

Average SWELL

1.5-4ft

Average water temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Average rainfall

2mm

Average SWELL

1.5-4ft

Average water temp

26°C / 78.8°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Average rainfall

5mm

Average SWELL

1.5-4ft

Average water temp

27°C / 80.6°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

20°C / 68°F

Average rainfall

5mm

Average SWELL

1.5-4ft

Average water temp

23°C / 73.4°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Average rainfall

50mm

Average SWELL

1.5-4ft

Average water temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Best Surf Destinations in February For Intermediate Surfers

For improvers, February is one of the best times to take a surf trip. You have your pick of destinations. Head to North America to pick up waves in California or Florida. Or, go across the pond, where you can enjoy consistent surf in the small islands of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. Indonesia, the Pacific islands and Australia also have some great waves for intermediate surfers in February. But, watch out for the rainy season, it can make the surf unpredictable and the beaches dirty.

Average air temp

20°C / 68°F

Average rainfall

73mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

15°C / 59°F

Wetsuit

4/3mm Full Suit

Average air temp

26°C / 78.8°F

Average rainfall

90mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

29°C / 84.2°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

12°C / 53.6°F

Average rainfall

85mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

15°C / 59°F

Wetsuit

4/3mm Full Suit

Average air temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Average rainfall

300mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

29°C / 84.2°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

27°C / 80.6°F

Average rainfall

223mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

29°C / 84.2°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Average rainfall

122mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

29°C / 84.2°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

23°C / 73.4°F

Average rainfall

189mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

26°C / 78.8°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Average rainfall

220mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

29°C / 84.2°F

Average rainfall

272mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

28°C / 82.4°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

18°C / 64.4°F

Average rainfall

18mm

Average SWELL

4-6.5ft

Average water temp

18°C / 64.4°F

Wetsuit

3/2mm Spring Suit

Best Surf Destinations in February For Advanced Surfers

In February, some of the best waves for experienced surfers can be found in Europe, with consistent 8ft+ waves in FranceSpain, and the UKBut, you have to be willing to put on your winter wetsuit as water temperatures average at between 8-10°C. For warm water waves, head to Hawaii. And, for a less traditional surf trip book your flights to Morocco and experience their legendary winter waves. 

Average air temp

16°C / 60.8°F

Average rainfall

29mm

Average SWELL

6.5-10ft

Average water temp

17°C / 62.6°F

Wetsuit

4/3mm Full Suit

Average air temp

8°C / 46.4°F

Average rainfall

90mm

Average SWELL

6.5-10ft

Average water temp

10°C / 50°F

Wetsuit

6/5mm Full Suit

Average air temp

13°C / 55.4°F

Average rainfall

100mm

Average SWELL

6.5-10ft

Average water temp

13°C / 55.4°F

Wetsuit

5/4mm Full Suit

Average air temp

11°C / 51.8°F

Average rainfall

102mm

Average SWELL

6.5-10ft

Average water temp

16°C / 60.8°F

Wetsuit

4/3mm Full Suit

Average air temp

26°C / 78.8°F

Average rainfall

648mm

Average SWELL

6.5-10ft

Average water temp

27°C / 80.6°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Average air temp

24°C / 75.2°F

Average rainfall

90mm

Average SWELL

6.5-10ft

Average water temp

24°C / 75.2°F

Wetsuit

Boardshorts / Bikini

Enjoyed reading about the best surf destinations in February? We’ve created a destination guide for every month of the year, take a look here.

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