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Ogden Dune ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Ogden Dune Spot ID

Ogden Dunes Summer 2012 photo

Ogden Dune

Photo credit: Neville Mannington

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: -1.8 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 15:19 Local time
Monday 17Tue
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 10
N 15
N 15
N 15
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Ogden Dune in Lake Michigan is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right Offshore winds are from the south. The short fetch makes for windswells rather than groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the north. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Global-Atlantic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chain Bridge, DC, 890 km from Ogden Dune.

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Ogden Dune Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Michigan City Buoy, 7 km from Ogden Dune.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
12.1 °C

Current weather near Ogden Dune

Buoy Data:

At Michigan City Buoy, 4 miles from Ogden Dune.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 3 4 3 3

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Town and city forecasts close to Ogden Dune:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    13 mi
  • Third closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    20 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ogden Dune is Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ogden Dune is Chicago Ohare International Airport (ORD), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Greater Kankakee Airport (IKK) in USA, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Du Page (West Chicago) Airport (DPA) in USA is 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Waukegan Rgnl (Chicago) Airport (UGN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ogden Dune and is 110 km (68 miles) away.
Ogden Dune break location map and break info

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