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Nantasket Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.1
Difficulty Level: 3.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 2.8

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Nantasket Beach Spot ID

Double Wave at "Nanny", Nantasket Beach photo

Nantasket Beach

Photo credit: Elizabeth McKenna

Nantasket 2014 Bill Sciore, Nantasket Beach photo

Nantasket Beach

Photo credit: Bill Sciore

March 28, 2015 Nantasket Beach photo

Nantasket Beach

Photo credit: Bill Sciore

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.8 °C

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Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 10:49 Local time
Wednesday 02
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Wave (m) 0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 20
WSW 15
SW 15
SW
Wind State cross-
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Nantasket Beach in Massachusetts is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and pollution.

Massachusetts wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boston Light, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, 2 km from Nantasket Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Nantasket Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hull, 1 km from Nantasket Beach.

light winds from the S

km/h
Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Nantasket Beach

Buoy Data:

At Boston Buoy, 12 miles from Nantasket Beach.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
0.4
0.3
0.3
Dominant period (s) 3 10 9 2

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Overall Nantasket Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Nantasket Beach Location Maps

Nantasket Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Nantasket Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Nantasket Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Nantasket Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Boston Light, Boston Harbor
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Hull
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Strawberry Hill
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Sheep Island
    2 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Crow Point, Hingham Harbor entrance
    3 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Nantasket Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Blue Hills (United States)
    14 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Nashoba Valley (United States)
    29 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Bradford Ski Area (United States)
    30 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Ski Ward Ski Area (United States)
    41 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (United States)
    53 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Nantasket Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Weymouth (United States)
    7 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Quincy (United States)
    7 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Boston Logan Airport (United States)
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Braintree (United States)
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    South Boston (United States)
    9 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Nantasket Beach is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nantasket Beach is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ) in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH) in USA is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Nantasket Beach and is 79 km (49 miles) away.
Nantasket Beach break location map and break info

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