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Sakonnet River Break ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 2.8

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Sakonnet River Break Spot ID

Newport Envy, Sakonnet River Break photo

Sakonnet River Break

Photo credit: Peter Pangea

Weepoo Ledge, Sakonnet River Break photo

Sakonnet River Break

Photo credit: Pocho Hourofpower

Type: river

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.5 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 22:03 Local time
ThuFriday 18
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 5
SE 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Sakonnet River Break in Rhode Island is a river break Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The location means that it never gets crowded.

Rhode-Island wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sachuest, Flint Point, Sakonnet River, Rhode Island, 2 km from Sakonnet River Break.

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Sakonnet River Break Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Newport Airport, 7 km from Sakonnet River Break.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
-2.2 °C

Current weather near Sakonnet River Break

Buoy Data:

At Block Island, RI, 35 miles from Sakonnet River Break.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 9 9 9 10

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Overall Sakonnet River Break Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Sakonnet River Break Location Maps

Sakonnet River Break Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Sakonnet River Break is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sakonnet River Break is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH) in USA, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Sakonnet River Break and is 102 km (63 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sakonnet River Break, Rhode Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Sakonnet River Break sea temperature, Sakonnet River Break photographs, Sakonnet River Break detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sakonnet River Break webcams, current wind from Rhode Island live weather stations and Sakonnet River Break 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 Sakonnet River Break.