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Old Orchard Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.3

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Old Orchard Beach Spot ID

OOB SWELLS, Old Orchard Beach photo

Old Orchard Beach

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Old Orchard Beach

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Type: beach/pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.5 °C

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Monday, 11 December 2017, 14:10 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
SE
0.7
SE
0.7
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0.7
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Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
WNW 10
NE 15
NE
Wind State off cross-
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Old Orchard Beach in Maine is an exposed beach/pier break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rips, rocks and pollution.

Maine wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Old Orchard Beach, Maine, 1 km from Old Orchard Beach.

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Old Orchard Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At front Old Orchard Beach wx, 1 km from Old Orchard Beach.

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Air temperature
5.1 °C

Current weather near Old Orchard Beach

Buoy Data:

At Portland Buoy, 11 miles from Old Orchard Beach.

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
1.2
1.1
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Dominant period (s) 11 10 9 10

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Overall Old Orchard Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Old Orchard Beach is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Old Orchard Beach is Augusta State Airport (AUG), also in USA, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Third is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED) in USA, 140 km (87 miles) away.
  • General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA is 140 km (87 miles) away.
  • Bangor International Airport (BGR), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Old Orchard Beach and is 188 km (117 miles) away.
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