Moody Beach Reviews and Ratings
(United-States – Maine)
Visitor reviews of Moody Beach surf break
November 14, 2010
Matt from United States
Not to be believed... Moody and Wells are junk... Not worth the time, big closeouts when there are waves. most swell misses this beach ... you will be better to head to Higgins.
Best time if there is a wave is low tide.
Moody Beach Ratings
Based on 2 votes. Vote
Quality on a good day: 2.5
(1 star: Even when the swell and winds are optimum, the waves are poor quality, 5 stars: If conditions are right, the waves will be World Class).
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
(1: Moody Beach is a fickle surf spot that only works a few times a year. 5: Reliable year-round spot).
Regional Rating: 4.0
(1: Moody Beach is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in United-States - Maine. 5: the best break in United-States - Maine).
Difficulty Level: 3.5
(1: Suitable for Groms. 3: Intermediates. 5: Expert tow-in surfers only).
Onshore Wind: 3.0
(1: even a light onshore ruins the surf. 5: Moody Beach can offer better rides with a light wind behind them).
Other Options: 1.0
(1: If wind or tide conditions are poor at Moody Beach, it will be poor everywhere nearby. 5: other locations nearby provide a rich variety of wind and swell exposures).
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
(1: An unsuitable spot. 5: Wind and wave conditions at Moody Beach are often excellent).
Water Quality: 4.0
(1: Known health risks from pollution. 5: Never any pollution).
(1: Often too crowded. 5: Moody Beach is an isolated spot where you are unlikely to meet other surfers).
(1: Getting to Moody Beach requires an overland expedition or chartering a boat. 3: A 30 minute walk from the nearest parking. 5: Park a vehicle right by the break).
(1: An ugly industrial backdrop. 5: A spectacular setting).
Local Attitude: 3.0
(1: Locals are hostile to visitors. 5: Either there are no locals who surf, or else they are accommodating and friendly).
(1: No convenient places to stay indoors. 5: A wide variety of accommodation near Moody Beach for all budgets from hostels to luxury hotels).
(1: Camping at Moody Beach is not possible. 3: Camping tolerated but no facilities. 5: A nearby camp ground has excellent facilities and a good vibe).
(1: Besides the surf and the solitude there is nothing to do when it is flat. 5: Moody Beach is in such an interesting area to visit that getting wet is a bonus).
Equipment and Repairs: 5.0
(1: Nothing can be sourced, not even wax. 5: Quality surfing equipment can be purchased or hired. Major repairs can be fixed too).
(1: Bring your own food, there isn't even a shop. 5: A wide variety of places to eat and drink at Moody Beach, from fast food and cafes to fancy restaurants).
(1: Alcohol is not allowed in the country. 5: There is an excellent pub near Moody Beach where you can stay or park a camper van overnight).
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