Wells Jetties Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell E | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 19.1 °C
Wells Jetties in Maine is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and pollution.
At Wells, Webhannet River, Maine (0 km).
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Overall Wells Jetties Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September
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Use this relief map to navigate to Maine surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Wells Jetties
Tide stations nearest to Wells Jetties:
- Closest tide stationWells, Webhannet River0 mi
- Second closest tide stationKennebunkport, Kennebunk River5 mi
- Third closest tide stationKennebunkport5 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationCape Porpoise7 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationCape Neddick11 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Wells Jetties:
- Closest ski areaPowderhouse Hill (United States)14 mi
- Second closest ski areaGunstock (United States)44 mi
- Third closest ski areaBradford Ski Area (United States)44 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaKing Pine (United States)47 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaMiddlebury College Snow Bowl (United States)49 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Wells Jetties:
- Closest city locationDover (United States)18 mi
- Second closest city locationWest Scarborough (United States)19 mi
- Third closest city locationRochester (United States)21 mi
- Fourth closest city locationSouth Portland (United States)27 mi
- Fifth closest city locationPortland (United States)30 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Wells Jetties is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Wells Jetties is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 111 km (69 miles) away.
- Third is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 112 km (70 miles) away.
- Augusta State Airport (AUG) in USA is 127 km (79 miles) away.
- North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Wells Jetties and is 173 km (107 miles) away.
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