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Oswald State Park/Short Sands ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 2.9

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  1. weather stationWind Update Onshore wind has changed to cross-on at Oswald State Park/Short Sands (light winds from the WNW at Manzanita 6 km from Oswald State Park/Short Sands). 5.1m swell from W too big
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Actual: 41 min ago

Moderate
16 km/h
WNW
Cross-On
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Oswald State Park/Short Sands Surf Forecast / Oregon North / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Wednesday 12 Dec 2018 PST

Oswald State Park/Short Sands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Oswald State Park/Short Sands sea temperature is 10.7 °C (Statistics for 12 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 10.3 max: 11.8 min: 8.5 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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Wave
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Energy(?)89281000312430112481178257526913887832871401634727169663232131088207201380812543142281085657862143221749
Wind
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15
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25
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25
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High Tide
/ height (m)

3:16PM
1.91

5:28AM
1.83
4:06PM
1.76

6:15AM
1.86
5:07PM
1.62

7:00AM
1.91
6:22PM
1.52

7:42AM
1.98

7:44PM
1.48
8:21AM
2.08

8:59PM
1.52
8:59AM
2.20

10:05PM
1.61
9:38AM
2.33

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:30AM
0.84

11:01PM
0.11
11:30AM
0.84

11:45PM
0.20
12:39PM
0.80

12:32AM
0.29

1:50PM
0.72
1:22AM
0.38

2:53PM
0.59
2:14AM
0.47

3:47PM
0.42
3:05AM
0.54

4:34PM
0.24
3:55AM
0.59


Note: the tide data above is for Nehalem, Nehalem River, Oregon which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Oswald State Park/Short Sands.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Oswald State Park/Short Sands blow from the E.
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Rain (mm)
22127-111031---463--812103467
High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
-4:30--4:30--4:30--4:31--4:31--4:31--4:32--4:32
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 48mm), heaviest during Fri morning. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Wed morning, min 4°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Thu night, light winds from the SE by Fri night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 90mm), heaviest during Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Wed afternoon, min 9°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the S on Tue morning, calm by Tue night).

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Information about the Oswald State Park/Short Sands Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Oswald State Park/Short Sands provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Oswald State Park/Short Sands can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Oswald State Park/Short Sands surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Oswald State Park/Short Sands) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Oswald State Park/Short Sands may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Oswald State Park/Short Sands is 48 km (30 miles) from Astoria. If you plan a vacation in North Oregon, look for hotels and other accommodation in Astoria. Astoria has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.