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

Overall: 3.2

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Hamilton break guide

Hamilton Surf Guide

Hamilton in Lake Ontario is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has fairly consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. The location means that groundswells are unknown and the ideal wave direction is from the east northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

Hamilton Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent11.3°C

Surfing Hamilton:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hamilton occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Global-Atlantic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Hamilton sea temperature, Hamilton photographs, Hamilton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hamilton webcams, current wind from Lake Ontario live weather stations and Hamilton 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 Hamilton


Hamilton Surf:

Sunday, 7 June 2020, 06:54 Local time
Sunday 07
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) -
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
N 15
N 10
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
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Tide Times:

For Albany, New York, 495 km from Hamilton.

IS AT (local time)

Hamilton Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Burlington Piers Airport, 2 km from Hamilton.

moderate winds from the NNW

km/h
Air temperature
13.2 °C

Current weather near Hamilton

Buoy Data:

At West Lake Ontario Buoy, Grimsby, 12 miles from Hamilton.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
0.2
0.3
0.3
Dominant period (s) 3 2 3 3

All wavebuoys around Hamilton


October surf in Hamilton photo

Hamilton

Photo credit: Blaise

December late afternoon surf, Hamilton photo

Hamilton

Photo credit: Blaise

Hamilton photo

Hamilton

Photo credit: Loren King


Hamilton Location Maps

Hamilton Location Map

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Surf spots located close to HamiltonShoreline around HamiltonRoads and rivers around Hamilton

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

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hamilton:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hamilton:

Tide stations nearest to Hamilton:

  • Closest tide station
    Albany
    308 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Castleton on Hudson, Hudson River
    308 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    New Baltimore, Hudson River
    308 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Tivoli, Hudson River
    308 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Kingston, Hudson River
    309 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Hamilton is Hamilton Airport (YHM) in Canada, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hamilton is Lester B Pearson International (Toronto) Airport (YYZ), also in Canada, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • Third is City Centre (Toronto) Airport (YTZ) in Canada, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Waterloo Rgnl Airport (YKF) in Canada is 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Downsview (Toronto) Airport (YZD), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Hamilton and is 57 km (35 miles) away.
Hamilton break location map and break info