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Coastguard Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.6
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.6

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Coastguard Beach Surf Guide

Coastguard Beach in Massachusetts is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide when the tide is falling. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rips and sharks.

Coastguard Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
5.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Coastguard Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Coastguard Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in August while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 28% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
28%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Coastguard Beach Location Map

Interactive Coastguard 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 Coastguard Beach is Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH) in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Coastguard Beach is Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK), also in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away.

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Coastguard Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 14:25 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.9
ENE
1.4
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.4
ENE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 25
ESE 25
ESE 35
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Coastguard Beach

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

Wind History at Coastguard Beach

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

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