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Baileys Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Baileys Beach Surf Guide

Baileys Beach in Rhode Island is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Baileys Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
7.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Baileys Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Baileys Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Baileys Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in March while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 87% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
87%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Baileys Beach Location Map

Interactive Baileys 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 Baileys Beach is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Baileys Beach is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA, 54 km (34 miles) away.

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Baileys Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 14:21 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.2
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.3
SE
1.0
SE
Period (s) 12 12 12 5
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 25
ESE 30
ESE 30
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at Baileys Beach

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

Wind History at Baileys Beach

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

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