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Hampton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.8
Crowds: 2.1

Overall: 3.8

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Hampton Beach break guidePhoto by: Scott Bell

Hampton Beach Surf Guide

Hampton Beach in New Hampshire is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rocks,.

Hampton Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hampton Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hampton Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in November while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 50% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
50%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Hampton Beach Location Map

Interactive Hampton Beach 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 Hampton Beach is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED) in USA, 63 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hampton Beach is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS), also in USA, 63 km (39 miles) away.

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Hampton Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 29 July 2021, 13:52 Local Time
Thursday 29
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 5 6
Wind (km/h)
15
20
25
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Hampton Beach

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

Wind History at Hampton Beach

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

Hampton Beach Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 10 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.2
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.4
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s54.8
  • Crowds:Icon  s22.1
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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nate smith from United States
“Great, great, great upcoming swell up to 13 feeettttt!!!!!!!!! Can't wait hope to see everyone out there”

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