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Hampton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.8
Crowds: 2.1

Overall: 3.8

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Hampton Beach Spot ID

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Hampton Beach

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.9 °C

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Friday, 28 July 2017, 07:06 Local time
Thursday 27Fri
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 4 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
SSW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Hampton Beach in New Hampshire is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rocks,.

New-Hampshire wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hampton Harbor, New Hampshire, 2 km from Hampton Beach.

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Hampton Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beach Hampton wx, 1 km from Hampton Beach.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
19.1 °C

Current weather near Hampton Beach

Buoy Data:

At Western Maine Shelf Buoy, 27 miles from Hampton Beach.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 8 6 8 6

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Overall Hampton Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Hampton Beach is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED) in USA, 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hampton Beach is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS), also in USA, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ) in USA is 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hampton Beach and is 141 km (88 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. Use the tab navigation above to view Hampton Beach sea temperature, Hampton Beach photographs, Hampton Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hampton Beach webcams, current wind from New Hampshire live weather stations and Hampton 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 Hampton Beach.