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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Massachusetts, USA)

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Nantasket Beach Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.7 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 13:35 Local time

Sunday 19
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 5 5 4 4
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
E 25
ESE 35
Wind State cross-
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Nantasket Beach in Massachusetts is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include rips and pollution.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

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Live Weather:

At Hull, 1 km from Nantasket Beach.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Nantasket Beach

Buoy Data:

At Boston Buoy, 12 miles from Nantasket Beach.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 4 4 4 4

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Overall Nantasket Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Visitor Reviews of Nantasket Beach

Angelo from UNITED STATES writes:

I love Nantasket Beach,been going there for 54 years,local flavor is fantastic no matter what you like. I even made my own beach chairs for the beach when high tide comes, just wish more people would pickup after themselves.


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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Nantasket Beach:

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Closest break Winthrop Jetty 4 mi
Second closest break Nahant Beach 7 mi
Third closest break Lynne Beach 11 mi
Fourth closest break Egypt Beach 11 mi
Fifth closest break Scituate Harbor 12 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Nantasket Beach:

Closest wave buoy Boston Buoy 12 mi
Second closest wave buoy Stellwagen Buoy 22 mi
Third closest wave buoy Western Maine Shelf Buoy 65 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Nantucket Sound Buoy 70 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Portland Buoy 93 mi

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

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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

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Town and city forecasts close to Nantasket Beach:

Closest city location Hingham (United States) 5 mi
Second closest city location Weymouth (United States) 7 mi
Third closest city location Quincy (United States) 7 mi
Fourth closest city location Boston Logan Airport (United States) 9 mi
Fifth closest city location Braintree (United States) 9 mi
  • 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.
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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.


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