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Good Harbor Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 2.8

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Good Harbor Beach break guidePhoto by: Scott

Good Harbor Beach Surf Guide

Good Harbor Beach in Massachusetts is a sheltered beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Be aware that the sea here is polluted.

Good Harbor Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent17.9°C

Surfing Good Harbor Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Good Harbor Beach occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Massachusetts wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Good Harbor Beach sea temperature, Good Harbor Beach photographs, Good Harbor Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Good Harbor Beach webcams, current wind from Massachusetts live weather stations and Good Harbor Beach 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 Good Harbor Beach

Good Harbor Beach Surf:

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 06:22 Local time
Wednesday 08
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 20
SSW 15
SSW 25
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Gloucester Harbor (Ten Pound Island), Massachusetts, 3 km from Good Harbor Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Good Harbor Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gloucester, 5 km from Good Harbor Beach.


Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Good Harbor Beach

Buoy Data:

At Stellwagen Buoy, 7 miles from Good Harbor Beach.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 5 5 5 5

All wavebuoys around Good Harbor Beach

Overall Good Harbor Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Good Harbor Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Good Harbor Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Winter Paddle Surfer at Good Harbor Beach photo

Good Harbor Beach

Photo credit: kamalyn

6ft perfect and unridden, Good Harbor Beach photo

Good Harbor Beach

Photo credit: MarshallDackert

SUNRISE!, Good Harbor Beach photo

Good Harbor Beach

Photo credit: Scott

Big waves at the beach today, Good Harbor Beach photo

Good Harbor Beach

Photo credit: Douglas Millen

Good Harbor Beach Location Maps

Good Harbor Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Massachusetts surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Good Harbor Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Good Harbor Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Good Harbor Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Good Harbor Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Gloucester Harbor (Ten Pound Island)
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Manchester Harbor
    9 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Good Harbor Beach is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Good Harbor Beach is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ) in USA, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH) in USA is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Good Harbor Beach and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Good Harbor Beach break location map and break info