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Ballston Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Ballston Beach Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.4 °C

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Sunday, 30 August 2015, 11:56 Local time
Sunday 30
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Wave (m) 0.4
E
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.3
SE
Period (s) 8 8 8 10
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 20
SSW 40
SSW 50
SW
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
off

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Ballston Beach in Massachusetts is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cape Cod Lighthouse, SE of, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 3 km from Ballston Beach.

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Ballston Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Orleans, 20 km from Ballston Beach.

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Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Ballston Beach

Buoy Data:

At Nantucket Sound Buoy, 38 miles from Ballston Beach.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2
Dominant period (s) 3 - - -

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Overall Ballston Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Ballston Beach Location Maps

Ballston Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ballston Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ballston Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Ballston Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Cape Cod Lighthouse, SE of, Cape Cod
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Wellfleet, Cape Cod Bay
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Wellfleet
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Eastham
    10 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Provincetown
    11 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Ballston Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Blue Hills (United States)
    59 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Bradford Ski Area (United States)
    71 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Nashoba Valley (United States)
    80 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Yawgoo Valley (United States)
    85 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ski Ward Ski Area (United States)
    89 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Ballston Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Yarmouth (United States)
    22 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Barnstable (United States)
    24 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Weymouth (United States)
    51 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Brockton (United States)
    52 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Braintree (United States)
    53 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Ballston Beach is Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH) in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ballston Beach is Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK), also in USA, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED) in USA is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ballston Beach and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
Ballston Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ballston Beach, Massachusetts. Use the tab navigation above to view Ballston Beach sea temperature, Ballston Beach photographs, Ballston Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ballston Beach webcams, current wind from Massachusetts live weather stations and Ballston Beach 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 Ballston Beach.