Ocean Shores Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell WSW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: -1.7 °C
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.
For Point Brown, Grays Harbor, Washington, 4 km from Ocean Shores.
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At Ocean Shores, 4 km from Ocean Shores.
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At Cape Elizabeth, 37 miles from Ocean Shores.
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Overall Ocean Shores Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Ocean Shores
“Big waves but super floppy and foamy. Bad for surfing and one out of 10 sets are ok on mid break for body boarding. Fast southern current and strong rips. All in all a bad place to play in the water.”
john doe from UNITED STATES - 21 Aug 2015
Tide stations nearest to Ocean Shores:
- Closest tide station2 mi
- Second closest tide station6 mi
- Third closest tide station9 mi
- Fourth closest tide station9 mi
- Fifth closest tide station11 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.
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