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Breachway ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Breachway Surf Guide

Breachway in Rhode Island is a quite exposed beach/Jetty break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the north with some shelter here from northeast winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rocks, rips and jellyfish.

Breachway Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
6.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Breachway:

The best conditions reported for surf at Breachway occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Breachway with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in November while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 77% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
77%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Breachway Location Map

Interactive Breachway 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 Breachway is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Breachway is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Breachway Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 11:35 Local Time
Sunday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
W 20
WSW 15
WSW 15
W
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Breachway

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

Wind History at Breachway

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

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