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Brace Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Brace Cove Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell ENE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 5.4 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 07:25 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 12 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 35
SSW 45
SSW 50
Wind State cross-

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Brace Cove in Massachusetts is a point break The best wind direction is from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

Massachusetts wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gloucester Harbor (Ten Pound Island), Massachusetts, 2 km from Brace Cove.

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Brace Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Way Rd Gloucester wx, 3 km from Brace Cove.

wind obs. (14.3 kph from 315 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
10.0 °C

Current weather near Brace Cove

Buoy Data:

At Stellwagen Buoy, 6 miles from Brace Cove.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 5 5 5 5

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Overall Brace Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Brace Cove is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Brace Cove is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ) in USA, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH) in USA is 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Brace Cove and is 116 km (72 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Brace Cove, Massachusetts. Use the tab navigation above to view Brace Cove sea temperature, Brace Cove photographs, Brace Cove detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Brace Cove webcams, current wind from Massachusetts live weather stations and Brace Cove 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 Brace Cove.