Marathon ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Marathon Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Lake Superior – Canada)


Marathon Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: -0.6 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 18:00 Local time

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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
Wind State cross-

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Marathon in Lake Superior - Canada is a fairly exposed point break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Short period wind swells are the rule and the ideal wave angle is from the south. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ship Sands Island, Nunavut, 508 km from Marathon.

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Live Weather:

At Pukaskwa, 23 km from Marathon.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
-1.3 °C

Current weather near Marathon

Marathon Location Maps

Marathon Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Marathon:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Keweenaw Peninsula 116 mi
Second closest break Au Sable Point 143 mi
Third closest break Grand Marias 144 mi
Fourth closest break Ontonagon 180 mi
Fifth closest break Union Bay 194 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Marathon:

Closest wave buoy Slate Island Buoy 20 mi
Second closest wave buoy Grand Traverse Bay Buoy 276 mi
Third closest wave buoy North Huron Buoy 292 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Georgian Bay Buoy 342 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Huron Buoy 365 mi

Tide stations nearest to Marathon:

Closest tide station Ship Sands Island 315 mi
Second closest tide station Moosonee 316 mi
Third closest tide station Revillon Wharf 317 mi
Fourth closest tide station Nicholson Creek 319 mi
Fifth closest tide station Sand Head 331 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Marathon:

Closest ski area Mount Bohemia (United States) 114 mi
Second closest ski area Mont Ripley (United States) 118 mi
Third closest ski area Loch Lomond Ski Area (Canada) 132 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sugar Loaf (United States) 153 mi
Fifth closest ski area Marquette Mountain (United States) 159 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Marathon:

Closest city location Thunder Bay (Canada) 123 mi
Second closest city location Timmins (Canada) 239 mi
Third closest city location Duluth (United States) 291 mi
Fourth closest city location Superior (United States) 293 mi
Fifth closest city location Green Bay (United States) 298 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Marathon is Geraldton Greenstone Regional Airport (YGQ) in Canada, which is 120 km (75 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Marathon is Thunder Bay Airport (YQT), also in Canada, 208 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Marathon, Lake Superior. Use the tab navigation above to view Marathon sea temperature, Marathon photographs, Marathon detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Marathon webcams, current wind from Lake Superior live weather stations and Marathon 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 Marathon.


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