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Boiler Bay Surf Guide

Boiler Bay in Oregon_North is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf The best wind direction is from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rips and sharks.

Boiler Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boiler Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boiler Bay occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Boiler Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in December while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
38%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boiler Bay Location Map

Interactive Boiler Bay 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 Boiler Bay is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 82 km (51 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Boiler Bay is Scappoose Industrial Airpark (San Luis) Airport (SPB), also in USA, 140 km (87 miles) away.

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Boiler Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:17 Local Time
Wednesday 10
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m)
0.8
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
NW
0.8
NW
Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h)
10
15
15
10
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Boiler Bay

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

Wind History at Boiler Bay

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Boiler Bay: