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Ingonish Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ingonish Beach Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 0.9 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 01:59 Local time
SatSunday 20
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 9 8 9 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 10
NW 0
SSE 10
Wind State cross-
glass cross-

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Ingonish Beach in Cape Breton Island is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include sharks,.

Nova-Scotia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ingonish Island, Nova Scotia, 3 km from Ingonish Beach.

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At Ingonish-Beach, 3 km from Ingonish Beach.


Air temperature
-10.4 °C

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Overall Ingonish Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Ingonish Beach is Sydney Airport (YQY) in Canada, which is 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Ingonish Beach is Iles De La Madeleine Airport (YGR), also in Canada, 137 km (85 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ingonish Beach, Cape Breton Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Ingonish Beach sea temperature, Ingonish Beach photographs, Ingonish Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ingonish Beach webcams, current wind from Cape Breton Island live weather stations and Ingonish Beach tide predictions. The Canada swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Canada 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 Canada 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 Ingonish Beach.