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Rockaway ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Rockaway Spot ID

Barview Jetty 12 to 15 feet +, Rockaway photo


Photo credit: Eddie Van Lingen

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.6 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 09:59 Local time
Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 16 16 16 17
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE 25
Wind State off off off off

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Rockaway in Oregon_North is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Oregon wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barview, Tillamook Bay, Oregon, 5 km from Rockaway.

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Rockaway Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Central Rockaway Rockaway Beach wx, 1 km from Rockaway.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
11.2 °C

Current weather near Rockaway

Buoy Data:

At Clatsop Spit, OR, 43 miles from Rockaway.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
Dominant period (s) 14 13 13 15

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Overall Rockaway Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Rockaway:


  • The closest passenger airport to Rockaway is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, 79 km (49 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rockaway is Scappoose Industrial Airpark (San Luis) Airport (SPB), also in USA, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Portland International Airport (PDX) in USA, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Gray Aaf (Fort Lewis) Airport (GRF) in USA is 194 km (120 miles) away.
  • Mc Chord Afb (Tacoma) Airport (TCM), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Rockaway and is 204 km (127 miles) away.
Rockaway break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rockaway, Oregon North. Use the tab navigation above to view Rockaway sea temperature, Rockaway photographs, Rockaway detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rockaway webcams, current wind from Oregon North live weather stations and Rockaway 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 Rockaway.