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Agate Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.5

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Agate Beach Surf Guide

Agate Beach in Oregon_South is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and sharks.

Agate Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Agate Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Agate Beach occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Agate Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Agate Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in January while 62% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
62%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Agate Beach Location Map

Interactive Agate Beach surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Agate Beach is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 95 km (59 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Agate Beach is Portland International Airport (PDX), also in USA, 155 km (96 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Agate Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 05:18 Local Time
Monday 08
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 4.0
WNW
4.0
WNW
3.5
WNW
3.0
WNW
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 10
SSE 20
SSW 25
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Agate Beach

Surf stats for Agate Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Agate Beach

Wind stats for Agate Beach, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Agate Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach/sand bar
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Agate Beach: