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Avalanche ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Avalanche Spot ID

Avalanche Jan 8, 1026 photo

Avalanche

Photo credit: CB

Type: beach/Sand Bar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.0 °C

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Friday, 9 December 2016, 15:09 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
W
Period (s) 10 10 10 12
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 40
SW 35
WSW 25
W
Wind State cross-
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Avalanche in Oregon_South is an exposed beach/Sand Bar break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rips and sharks.

Oregon wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bar at entrance, Yaquina Bay and River, Oregon, 6 km from Avalanche.

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Avalanche Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Schooner Point Newport wx, 2 km from Avalanche.

moderate winds from the S

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Air temperature
10.3 °C

Current weather near Avalanche

Buoy Data:

At Stonewall Banks Buoy, 21 miles from Avalanche.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.5
3.4
3.3
3.5
Dominant period (s) 10 10 11 10

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Overall Avalanche Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Avalanche:

  • Closest city location
    41 mi
  • Second closest city location
    48 mi
  • Third closest city location
    56 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    57 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    57 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Avalanche is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 94 km (58 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Avalanche is Portland International Airport (PDX), also in USA, 155 km (96 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Scappoose Industrial Airpark (San Luis) Airport (SPB), also in USA, 155 km (96 miles) away.
Avalanche break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Avalanche, Oregon South. Use the tab navigation above to view Avalanche sea temperature, Avalanche photographs, Avalanche detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Avalanche webcams, current wind from Oregon South live weather stations and Avalanche tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Avalanche.