Oswald State Park/Short Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.2

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Oswald State Park/Short Sands Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Oregon, USA)

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Oswald State Park/Short Sands Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 17:01 Local time

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Wave (m) 3.0
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2.5
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Period (s) 13 13 13 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 35
SSE 35
SSE 35
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Oswald State Park/Short Sands in Oregon_North is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nehalem, Nehalem River, Oregon, 8 km from Oswald State Park/Short Sands.

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Oswald State Park/Short Sands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cannon Beach, 15 km from Oswald State Park/Short Sands.

moderate winds from the SSW

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Current weather near Oswald State Park/Short Sands

Buoy Data:

At Col River Bar Buoy, 37 miles from Oswald State Park/Short Sands.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.6
3.5
3.9
3.8
Dominant period (s) 12 12 14 11

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Overall Oswald State Park/Short Sands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Oswald State Park/Short Sands:

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Closest break Smugglers Cove 0 mi
Second closest break Neakahine Point 2 mi
Third closest break Manzanita 4 mi
Fourth closest break Arcadia 6 mi
Fifth closest break Needles 8 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Oswald State Park/Short Sands:

Closest wave buoy Col River Bar Buoy 37 mi
Second closest wave buoy Stonewall Banks Buoy 81 mi
Third closest wave buoy Tilamook Buoy 87 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Cape Elizabeth 116 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Neah Bay Buoy 192 mi

Tide stations nearest to Oswald State Park/Short Sands:

Closest tide station Nehalem, Nehalem River 5 mi
Second closest tide station Brighton, Nehalem River 7 mi
Third closest tide station Barview, Tillamook Bay 14 mi
Fourth closest tide station Garibaldi 14 mi
Fifth closest tide station Miami Cove, Tillamook Bay 15 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Oswald State Park/Short Sands:

Closest ski area Mt Hood Ski Bowl (United States) 111 mi
Second closest ski area Timberline (United States) 114 mi
Third closest ski area Mt Hood Meadows (United States) 116 mi
Fourth closest ski area Cooper Spur (United States) 117 mi
Fifth closest ski area White Pass Village (United States) 137 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Oswald State Park/Short Sands:

Closest city location Longview (United States) 44 mi
Second closest city location Hillsboro (United States) 50 mi
Third closest city location McMinnville (United States) 53 mi
Fourth closest city location Aloha (United States) 57 mi
Fifth closest city location Beaverton (United States) 60 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Oswald State Park/Short Sands is Scappoose Industrial Airpark (San Luis) Airport (SPB) in USA, 86 km (53 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Oswald State Park/Short Sands is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV), also in USA, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is Portland International Airport (PDX) in USA, 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Gray Aaf (Fort Lewis) Airport (GRF) in USA is 181 km (112 miles) away.
  • Mc Chord Afb (Tacoma) Airport (TCM), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Oswald State Park/Short Sands and is 191 km (119 miles) away.
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