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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: 13.7 °C

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Friday, 1 July 2016, 06:20 Local time
Friday 01
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 17 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
WNW 15
W 15
Wind State cross-
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Ocean Shores in Washington Stateis a breakwater break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for - 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.

IS AT (local time)

Ocean Shores Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ocean Shores, 4 km from Ocean Shores.


Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Ocean Shores

Buoy Data:

At Cape Elizabeth, 37 miles from Ocean Shores.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 17 - 17 17

All wavebuoys around Ocean Shores

Overall Ocean Shores Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Also see Ocean Shores surf quality by season and Ocean Shores surf quality by month.

Compare Ocean Shores with another surf break.

Ocean Shores Location Maps

Ocean Shores Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Washington surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Ocean Shores

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ocean Shores:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ocean Shores:

Tide stations nearest to Ocean Shores:

  • Closest tide station
    Point Brown, Grays Harbor
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Westport, Point Chehalis, Grays Harbor
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Bay City, South Bay, Grays Harbor
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Markham, Grays Harbor
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Moon Island, North Channel, Grays Harbor
    11 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Ocean Shores:

  • Closest ski area
    Hurricane Ridge
    77 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    The Summit at Snoqualmie
    104 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Crystal Mountain
    123 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Alpental At The Summit
    133 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Summit at Snoqualmie
    133 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Ocean Shores:

  • Closest city location
    61 mi
  • Second closest city location
    64 mi
  • Third closest city location
    78 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    University Place
    78 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    79 mi


  • 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.