Breachway ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Breachway Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Rhode Island, USA)


Breachway Spot ID:

Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 4.7 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 05:29 Local time

Sunday 19
5AM 8AM 11AM 2PM
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 40
NNE 30
NE 25
ENE 25
Wind State off cross-

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Breachway in Rhode Island is a quite exposed beach/Jetty break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rocks, rips and jellyfish.

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Rhode-Island wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Watch Hill Point, Rhode Island, 1 km from Breachway.

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Breachway Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Westerly, 5 km from Breachway.


Air temperature
6 °C

Current weather near Breachway

Overall Breachway Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Breachway:

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Closest break East Beach Lighthouse 1 mi
Second closest break Napatree Jetty 1 mi
Third closest break Misquamicut State Beach 4 mi
Fourth closest break Misquamicut 6 mi
Fifth closest break Greenhill 14 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Breachway:

Closest wave buoy Central Long Island Sound Buoy 43 mi
Second closest wave buoy Montauk Point Buoy 44 mi
Third closest wave buoy Nantucket Sound Buoy 88 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Western Long Island Sound Buoy 93 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Boston Buoy 96 mi

Tide stations nearest to Breachway:

Closest tide station Watch Hill Point 1 mi
Second closest tide station Stonington, Fishers Island Sound 2 mi
Third closest tide station Noank, Mystic River entrance 6 mi
Fourth closest tide station Weekapaug Point, Block Island Sound 6 mi
Fifth closest tide station Westerly, Pawcatuck River 6 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Breachway:

Closest ski area Yawgoo Valley (United States) 23 mi
Second closest ski area Powder Ridge (United States) 45 mi
Third closest ski area Mount Southington Ski Area (United States) 58 mi
Fourth closest ski area Ski Sundown (United States) 64 mi
Fifth closest ski area Ski Ward Ski Area (United States) 70 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Breachway:

Closest city location New London (United States) 12 mi
Second closest city location Norwich (United States) 19 mi
Third closest city location North Kingstown (United States) 27 mi
Fourth closest city location Coventry (United States) 29 mi
Fifth closest city location Newport (United States) 32 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Breachway is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Breachway is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Hartford Brainard Airport (HFD) in USA, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • The Francis S Gabreski (West Hampton Beach) Airport (FOK) in USA is 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Bradley International (Windsor Locks) Airport (BDL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Breachway and is 97 km (60 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Breachway, Rhode Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Breachway sea temperature, Breachway photographs, Breachway detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Breachway webcams, current wind from Rhode Island live weather stations and Breachway 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 Breachway.


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