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Doc Browns ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Doc Browns Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.4 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 18:34 Local time
Monday 17Tue
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 6 6 14 6
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
SSW 15
SW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Doc Browns in Maine is a sheltered reef and point break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east.The break here is a left hand point. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rips, pollution and rocks.

Maine wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Richmond Island, Maine, 2 km from Doc Browns.

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Doc Browns Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Elizabeth, 1 km from Doc Browns.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
18 °C

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Buoy Data:

At Portland Buoy, 5 miles from Doc Browns.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 7 14 14 5

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Overall Doc Browns Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Doc Browns is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Doc Browns is Augusta State Airport (AUG), also in USA, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED) in USA is 149 km (93 miles) away.
  • Bangor International Airport (BGR), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Doc Browns and is 178 km (111 miles) away.
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