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Lawrencetown Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Lawrencetown Reef Spot ID

Top of swell, Lawrencetown Reef photo

Lawrencetown Reef

Photo credit: Bill Jensen

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 2.0 °C

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Friday, 10 April 2020, 01:56 Local time
Friday 10
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 6 7 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
ESE 55
ESE 30
SSW 40
Wind State on cross-

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Lawrencetown Reef in East Shore is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips and rocks.

Nova-Scotia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lawrencetown Left Point, 2 km from Lawrencetown Reef.

IS AT (local time)

Lawrencetown Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Halifax, 16 km from Lawrencetown Reef.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
2 °C

Current weather near Lawrencetown Reef

Buoy Data:

At Halifax Harbour Buoy, 12 miles from Lawrencetown Reef.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 9 11 9 11

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Overall Lawrencetown Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Lawrencetown Reef: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Lawrencetown Reef: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Lawrencetown Reef Location Maps

Lawrencetown Reef Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Lawrencetown Reef:

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Wave buoys nearest to Lawrencetown Reef:

Tide stations nearest to Lawrencetown Reef:

  • Closest tide station
    Chezzetcook Inlet
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Cole Harbour
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Salmon River Bridge
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Jeddore Harbour
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Lawrencetown Reef is Shearwater (Halifax) Airport (YAW) in Canada, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lawrencetown Reef is Halifax International Airport (YHZ), also in Canada, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Greenwood Airport (YZX) in Canada, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Charlottetown Airport (YYG) in Canada is 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Lawrencetown Reef and is 196 km (122 miles) away.
Lawrencetown Reef break location map and break info

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