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Kennebunk Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.2

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Kennebunk Beach Spot ID

On The Crest, Kennebunk Beach photo

Kennebunk Beach

Photo credit: Eric Young

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.5 °C

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Thursday, 5 December 2019, 14:54 Local time
Thursday 05Fri
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 9 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 20
W 30
WNW 25
WNW 25
Wind State cross-

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Kennebunk Beach in Maine is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and pollution.

Maine wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kennebunkport, Kennebunk River, Maine, 3 km from Kennebunk Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Kennebunk Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-WEXM1, 3 km from Kennebunk Beach.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
5.1 °C

Current weather near Kennebunk Beach

Buoy Data:

At Western Maine Shelf Buoy, 12 miles from Kennebunk Beach.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 2 3 3 3

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Overall Kennebunk Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


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

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

Kennebunk Beach Location Maps

Kennebunk Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Kennebunk Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Kennebunk Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Kennebunk Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Kennebunkport, Kennebunk River
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Wells, Webhannet River
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Cape Porpoise
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Biddeford, Saco River
    11 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kennebunk Beach is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kennebunk Beach is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Third is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Augusta State Airport (AUG) in USA is 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Kennebunk Beach and is 177 km (110 miles) away.
Kennebunk Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kennebunk Beach, Maine. Use the tab navigation above to view Kennebunk Beach sea temperature, Kennebunk Beach photographs, Kennebunk Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kennebunk Beach webcams, current wind from Maine live weather stations and Kennebunk 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 Kennebunk Beach.