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Port Orford ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Port Orford Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.1 °C

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Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 14:14 Local time
Wednesday 22
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
N 25
N 20
N 20
Wind State off off off off

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Port Orford in Oregon_South is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of rips and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At BUOY-PORO3, 1 km from Port Orford.

moderate winds from the NNW

Air temperature
13.1 °C

Current weather near Port Orford

Overall Port Orford Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Port Orford:

  • Closest city location
    63 mi
  • Second closest city location
    87 mi
  • Third closest city location
    115 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    117 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    136 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Port Orford is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 294 km (183 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Port Orford is Portland International Airport (PDX), also in USA, 351 km (218 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Port Orford, Oregon South. Use the tab navigation above to view Port Orford sea temperature, Port Orford photographs, Port Orford detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Port Orford webcams, current wind from Oregon South live weather stations and Port Orford 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 Port Orford.