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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Massachusetts, USA)


Ballston Beach Spot ID:

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 1.4 °C

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Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 13:48 Local time

Wednesday 04
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 12 - 11 -
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 35
WSW 35
WSW 35
Wind State off off cross-

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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.

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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.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
4 °C

Current weather near Ballston Beach

Buoy Data:

At Nantucket Sound Buoy, 38 miles from Ballston Beach.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 3 3 8 3

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Overall Ballston Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ballston Beach:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Longnook Beach 1 mi
Second closest break Newcombs Hollow 2 mi
Third closest break Lecounts Hollow 3 mi
Fourth closest break Marconis Beach 6 mi
Fifth closest break Coastguard Beach 11 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Ballston Beach:

Closest wave buoy Nantucket Sound Buoy 38 mi
Second closest wave buoy Boston Buoy 42 mi
Third closest wave buoy Stellwagen Buoy 47 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy SE Cape Cod Buoy 61 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Western Maine Shelf Buoy 86 mi

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

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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

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Town and city forecasts close to Ballston Beach:

Closest city location Dennis (United States) 19 mi
Second closest city location Yarmouth (United States) 22 mi
Third closest city location Barnstable (United States) 24 mi
Fourth closest city location Sandwich (United States) 29 mi
Fifth closest city location Plymouth (United States) 34 mi
  • 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.
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