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Fort. Ebey ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.6
Consistency of Surf: 1.8
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 2.6

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Fort. Ebey break guidePhoto by: Roger

Fort. Ebey Surf Guide

Fort. Ebey in Washington State is a reef break that is often working. The best wind direction is from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Fort. Ebey Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
8.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fort. Ebey:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fort. Ebey occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fort. Ebey 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 52% of the time in December while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fort. Ebey Location Map

Interactive Fort. Ebey 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 Fort. Ebey is Whidbey Island Nas Airport (NUW) in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fort. Ebey is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW), also in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Fort. Ebey Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 05:30 Local Time
Wednesday 27
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 13 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 30
SE 25
SE 15
Wind State cross-

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Swell History at Fort. Ebey

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Wind History at Fort. Ebey

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Fort. Ebey Reviews:

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Based on 16 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.6
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s32.6
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s21.8
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.5
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s21.7
  • Crowds:Icon  s32.6
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Ryan from United States
“Being a Seattle local and a surfer can be rough, as the closest surf breaks to ride a decent wave are roughly two hours away (or more) depending on which direction you're going. With that said, if you're up for an adventure and (if you're very lucky) a rippable left reef/mini-point, then Fort Ebey is worth the trip north. If you're looking for a consistent and reliable wave, this isn't it, but on the right day the wave can be pretty fun. I have been out to check it around about thirty times in the last two years and have only been lucky to catch it breaking a few times. It is very fickle. The water is usually pretty cold, colder than surfing the coast of Washington, probably due to the swell travelling so far down the straight, the wind and the upwelling of colder water to the surface, in any case, bring a 5/4 or thicker, booties, a hood, and gloves, (especially if you aren't from the northwest or somewhere cold), and maybe a beer or two for the locals. Stay loose haole.”

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