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Lincoln City ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.9

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Lincoln City Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.7 °C

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Friday, 27 May 2016, 09:11 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
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Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 15
NW 20
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Lincoln City in Oregon_North is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are mainly lefts and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks.. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rips and sharks.

Oregon wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Taft, Siletz Bay, Oregon, 1 km from Lincoln City.

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Lincoln City Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gleneden Beach, 8 km from Lincoln City.

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Current weather near Lincoln City

Buoy Data:

At Stonewall Banks Buoy, 31 miles from Lincoln City.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
1.4
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Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Lincoln City Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Lincoln City:

  • Closest city location
    45 mi
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    49 mi
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  • Fifth closest city location
    51 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Lincoln City is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 75 km (47 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lincoln City is Scappoose Industrial Airpark (San Luis) Airport (SPB), also in USA, 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Portland International Airport (PDX), also in USA, 133 km (83 miles) away.
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