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Popham Read ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Popham Read Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability:

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.9 °C

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Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:04 Local time
Thursday 16
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Wave (m) 0.3
SE
0.3
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.3
SSE
Period (s) 9 8 9 7
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 10
SSW 15
SSW 10
SSW
Wind State off cross cross-
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Popham Read in Maine is a beach break. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Take care of - Rocks.

Maine wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fort Popham, Kennebec River, Maine, 2 km from Popham Read.

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Popham Read Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bath, 2 km from Popham Read.

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Current weather near Popham Read

Buoy Data:

At Central Maine Shelf Buoy, 22 miles from Popham Read.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
0.7
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Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall Popham Read Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Popham Read is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Popham Read is Augusta State Airport (AUG), also in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Bangor International Airport (BGR) in USA, 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA is 181 km (112 miles) away.
  • Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Popham Read and is 186 km (116 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Popham Read, Maine. Use the tab navigation above to view Popham Read sea temperature, Popham Read photographs, Popham Read detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Popham Read webcams, current wind from Maine live weather stations and Popham Read 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 Popham Read.