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Dunkirk ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Dunkirk Surf Guide

Dunkirk in Lake Erie is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf Offshore winds are from the southeast. There is too little fetch for groundswells to form and the ideal wave direction is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Dunkirk Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Dunkirk:

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

Surf Forecasts:

New-York wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Dunkirk sea temperature, Dunkirk photographs, Dunkirk detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dunkirk webcams, current wind from Lake Erie live weather stations and Dunkirk tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States 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 United States 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 Dunkirk

Dunkirk Surf:

Monday, 6 July 2020, 15:21 Local time
Monday 06
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
W 5
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Tide Times:

For Port Deposit, Susquehanna River, Maryland, 418 km from Dunkirk.

IS AT (local time)

Dunkirk Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dunkirk Airport, 13 km from Dunkirk.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
28.9 °C

Current weather near Dunkirk

Buoy Data:

At Port Colborne Buoy, 14 miles from Dunkirk.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.0
Dominant period (s) 2 4 4 4

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Dunkirk Location Maps

Dunkirk Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Lake Erie surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Dunkirk

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Dunkirk:

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Wave buoys nearest to Dunkirk:

Tide stations nearest to Dunkirk:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Deposit, Susquehanna River
    260 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    263 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    263 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Havre de Grace, Susquehanna River
    264 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    264 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Dunkirk is Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in USA, 54 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dunkirk is Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG), also in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (YHM) in Canada, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • City Centre (Toronto) Airport (YTZ) in Canada is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Lester B Pearson International (Toronto) Airport (YYZ), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Dunkirk and is 129 km (80 miles) away.
Dunkirk break location map and break info