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

Overall: 3.0

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Ocean Shores Spot ID

Type: breakwater

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: -1.7 °C

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Monday, 30 May 2016, 03:43 Local time
Monday 30
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 0.8
W
0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.4
WNW
Period (s) 7 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
N 10
N 15
NW
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
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Ocean Shores in Washington Stateis a breakwater break that has reasonably consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include - Rips / undertow.

Washington wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Point Brown, Grays Harbor, Washington, 4 km from Ocean Shores.

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Ocean Shores Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ocean Shores, 4 km from Ocean Shores.

light winds from the NW

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Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Ocean Shores

Buoy Data:

At Cape Elizabeth, 37 miles from Ocean Shores.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
1.0
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Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 13

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Overall Ocean Shores Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Ocean Shores is Gray Aaf (Fort Lewis) Airport (GRF) in USA, 121 km (75 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ocean Shores is Mc Chord Afb (Tacoma) Airport (TCM), also in USA, 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Third is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in USA is 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • Boeing Fld King Co International (Seattle) Airport (BFI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ocean Shores and is 154 km (96 miles) away.
Ocean Shores break location map and break info

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


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