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Maine Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Maine Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.2 °C

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Thursday, 28 May 2015, 00:01 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.4
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Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 50
SW 45
SW 45
SW 40
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Wind State cross-
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Maine Beach in Maine is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rips and rocks.

United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Wells, Webhannet River, Maine, 7 km from Maine Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Maine Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-WELM1, 7 km from Maine Beach.

light winds from the S

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Air temperature
12.7 °C

Current weather near Maine Beach

Buoy Data:

At Western Maine Shelf Buoy, 10 miles from Maine Beach.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
1.8
1.7
1.4
Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall Maine Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Also see Maine Beach surf quality by season and Maine Beach surf quality by month.

Maine Beach Location Maps

Maine Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Maine Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Maine Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Maine Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Wells, Webhannet River
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Cape Neddick
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kennebunkport, Kennebunk River
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Kennebunkport
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    York Harbor
    9 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Maine Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Powderhouse Hill (United States)
    11 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Bradford Ski Area (United States)
    40 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Gunstock (United States)
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    McIntyre Ski Area (United States)
    47 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    King Pine (United States)
    49 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Maine Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Dover (United States)
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Rochester (United States)
    20 mi
  • Third closest city location
    West Scarborough (United States)
    24 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Portland (United States)
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Haverhill (United States)
    42 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Maine Beach is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Maine Beach is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Third is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Augusta State Airport (AUG) in USA is 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Maine Beach and is 166 km (103 miles) away.
Maine Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Maine Beach, Maine. Use the tab navigation above to view Maine Beach sea temperature, Maine Beach photographs, Maine Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Maine Beach webcams, current wind from Maine live weather stations and Maine 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 Maine Beach.