Sandbanks Provincial Park Spot ID
Type: beach reef and point
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.2 °C
Sandbanks Provincial Park in Lake Ontario is an exposed beach reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northeast. The short fetch makes for windswells rather than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest.. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for dangerous rips.
For Albany, New York, 334 km from Sandbanks Provincial Park.
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At Prince Edward Point Buoy, 32 miles from Sandbanks Provincial Park.
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Visitor Reviews of Sandbanks Provincial Park
“Nice beach, with surprising surf. Wind driven waves break taller as winds increase. I saw 3 footers with 20 MPH SSE winds. Very choppy, but surfable nonetheless. I gather the spot would be best in the fall, when gales torment lake Ontario. Even in the summer, a wet suit is a must, as the water temp is around 5 degrees Celsius.”
Fred from CANADA - 11 Jul 2014
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sandbanks Provincial Park:(click location name for more details)
- Closest break14 mi
- Second closest break47 mi
- Third closest break48 mi
- Fourth closest break48 mi
- Fifth closest break48 mi
Tide stations nearest to Sandbanks Provincial Park:
- Closest tide stationAlbany208 mi
- Second closest tide stationTroy, Hudson River208 mi
- Third closest tide stationCastleton on Hudson, Hudson River211 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationNew Baltimore, Hudson River213 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationCoxsackie, Hudson River216 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Sandbanks Provincial Park:
- Closest ski areaBrimacombe (Canada)6 mi
- Second closest ski areaSnow Valley Ski Resort (Canada)49 mi
- Third closest ski areaCentennial Park Ski Hill (Canada)50 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaBig Tupper Ski Area (United States)53 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaUplands Ski Centre (Canada)55 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Sandbanks Provincial Park:
- Closest city locationBelleville (Canada)17 mi
- Second closest city locationPeterborough (Canada)48 mi
- Third closest city locationIrondequoit (United States)50 mi
- Fourth closest city locationKingston (Canada)53 mi
- Fifth closest city locationRochester (United States)53 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Sandbanks Provincial Park is Trenton Airport (YTR) in Canada, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Sandbanks Provincial Park is Kingston Airport (YGK), also in Canada, 77 km (48 miles) away.
- Third is Peterborough Airport (YPQ) in Canada, 78 km (48 miles) away.
- Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in USA is 93 km (58 miles) away.
- Watertown International Airport (ART), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Sandbanks Provincial Park and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
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