Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA
Mavericks Beach is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

1. Mavericks Beach

9.1
Princeton-by-the-Sea, CA
Surf Spot · 25 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: First named in 1961 by a trio of surfers, it wasn’t until 1990 that this spot hit the national spotlight.

City of Cocoa Beach is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

2. City of Cocoa Beach

Florida
City · 97 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: Cocoa Beach is arguably most famous as being home to the world’s largest surf shop, Ron Jon Surf Shop, however it’s also home to the greatest competition surfer the world has ever seen, Kelly Slater.

Trestles is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

3. Trestles

8.6
Cristianitos Rd, Pendleton, CA
Surf Spot · 18 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: Trestles a consistent ‘great ride’ in Southern California which leads to large crowds and competition for waves. Trestles is a collection of breaks at San Onofre State Beach in San Diego County.

Pleasure Point is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

4. Pleasure Point

9.3
E Cliff Dr (at 36th Ave), Santa Cruz, CA
Beach · 12 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: This popular spot for advanced Santa Cruz surfers is a wave for aggressive riders only. Suited for short boards, there are only a handful of long-board riders who would dare try this break.

City of Satellite Beach is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

5. City of Satellite Beach

Florida
City · 15 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: Located just north of Sebastian Inlet, Satellite Beach is famous for being home to professional surfing twins Damien and C.J. Hobgood.

Long Beach is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

6. Long Beach

8.9
Long Beach, NY
Beach · 109 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: For years locals have known that the waves were the finest on all of the East Coast but now they are getting the credit they deserve for surfing waves challenging enough for any rider, amateur to pro.

Surfrider Beach is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

7. Surfrider Beach

8.5
23180 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA
Surf Spot · Eastern Malibu · 17 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: One of the smoothest rides found anywhere, often crowded with surfers competing for every wave. It is one of the most idyllic locations where the backdrops are the mansions of the rich and powerful.

Waikīkī Beach is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

8. Waikīkī Beach

9.3
Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI
Beach · Waikiki · 240 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: Located in idyllic Waikiki, Hawaii, Castles is a second reef break, and is the South Shore’s most famous surf break even though it only becomes rideable when wave heights reach 10ft or higher.

Honolua Bay is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

9. Honolua Bay

9.0
Lahaina, HI
Beach · 31 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: Honolua Bay is a winter-time destination for Big Wave surfers. A powerful, hollow wave famous for long rides, this break also offers pristine surrounding cliffs for spectators to take in the views.

Banzai Pipeline is one of Top 10 Surf Breaks in the USA.

10. Banzai Pipeline

9.5
O'ahu's North Shore (Kamehameha Hwy/Ehukai Beach Park), Hale‘iwa, HI
Surf Spot · 35 tips and reviews

Degree MenDegree Men: Made of 3 reefs in increasingly deep water, no matter the swell size, the reef churns out deadly powerful and heavy waves over a jagged coral reef. It is home to the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing.