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Scarborough Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.6
Difficulty Level: 3.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 3.7

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Scarborough Beach Spot ID

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Scarborough Beach

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Scarborough Beach

Photo credit: Duncan Nederpelt

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.0 °C

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Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 17:38 Local time
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5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
S 0
W 20
NNE
Wind State glass cross-
on
glass cross-
off

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Scarborough Beach in Maine is an exposed beach break that usually has waves Offshore winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and pollution.

Maine wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Pine Point, Maine, 2 km from Scarborough Beach.

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Scarborough Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beach State Park Prouts Neck Scarborough wx, 0 km from Scarborough Beach.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
19.2 °C

Current weather near Scarborough Beach

Buoy Data:

At Portland Buoy, 9 miles from Scarborough Beach.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
0.7
0.7
0.7
Dominant period (s) 11 11 11 8

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Overall Scarborough Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Scarborough Beach is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Scarborough Beach is Augusta State Airport (AUG), also in USA, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED) in USA, 143 km (89 miles) away.
  • General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA is 143 km (89 miles) away.
  • Bangor International Airport (BGR), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Scarborough Beach and is 184 km (114 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Scarborough Beach, Maine. Use the tab navigation above to view Scarborough Beach sea temperature, Scarborough Beach photographs, Scarborough Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Scarborough Beach webcams, current wind from Maine live weather stations and Scarborough Beach 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 Scarborough Beach.