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2nd Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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2nd Beach Spot ID

Summer days in RI, 2nd Beach photo

2nd Beach

Photo credit: Lucas Rosa

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 4.5 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 04:35 Local time
Wednesday 23
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 9 4 5 6
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 25
SW 30
SW 35
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2nd Beach in Rhode Island is a beach break that is often working and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Sometimes crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Localism.

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 2nd Beach.

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2nd Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Newport Airport, 5 km from 2nd Beach.


Air temperature
-7.2 °C

Current weather near 2nd Beach

Buoy Data:

At Block Island, RI, 37 miles from 2nd Beach.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 10 11 9 4

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Overall 2nd Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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2nd Beach Location Maps

2nd Beach Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to 2nd Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to 2nd Beach is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to 2nd Beach is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA, 52 km (32 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 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to 2nd Beach and is 103 km (64 miles) away.
2nd Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for 2nd Beach, Rhode Island. Use the tab navigation above to view 2nd Beach sea temperature, 2nd Beach photographs, 2nd Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, 2nd Beach webcams, current wind from Rhode Island live weather stations and 2nd 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 2nd Beach.