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Frankport ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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Frankport Surf Guide

Frankport in Oregon_South is a quite exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east with some shelter here from south winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips, sharks and rocks.

Frankport Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Frankport:

The best conditions reported for surf at Frankport occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Frankport with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 40% of the time in January while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Frankport Location Map

Interactive Frankport 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 nearest passenger airport to Frankport is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 308 km (191 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Frankport is Portland International Airport (PDX), also in USA, 364 km (226 miles) away.

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Frankport Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 15:19 Local Time
Sunday 16
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 2.5
NNW
2.3
NNW
2.2
NNW
1.9
NNW
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 30
NNW 25
N 20
N
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Frankport

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

Wind History at Frankport

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

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