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Crystal Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Crystal Beach Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Saturday, 19 October 2019, 21:04 Local time
Saturday 19Sun
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 10
E 10
SSE 10
Wind State off cross-
cross cross-

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Crystal Beach in Lake Erie is an exposed point break that does not work very often Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Windswells provide any waves and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest.. It's sometimes crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Global-Atlantic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kingston, Hudson River, New York, 433 km from Crystal Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Crystal Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ridgeway, 9 km from Crystal Beach.


Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Crystal Beach

Buoy Data:

At Port Colborne Buoy, 12 miles from Crystal Beach.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.1
Dominant period (s) 2 2 2 2

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Crystal Beach Location Maps

Crystal Beach Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Crystal Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Buffalo (United States)
    12 mi
  • Second closest city location
    13 mi
  • Third closest city location
    West Seneca (United States)
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Niagara Falls (United States)
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Amherst (United States)
    18 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Crystal Beach is Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Crystal Beach is Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG), also in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (YHM) in Canada, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • City Centre (Toronto) Airport (YTZ) in Canada is 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Lester B Pearson International (Toronto) Airport (YYZ), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Crystal Beach and is 102 km (63 miles) away.
Crystal Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Crystal Beach, Lake Erie. Use the tab navigation above to view Crystal Beach sea temperature, Crystal Beach photographs, Crystal Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Crystal Beach webcams, current wind from Lake Erie live weather stations and Crystal Beach tide predictions. The Canada swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Canada and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Canada wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Crystal Beach.