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Lyre River Surf Guide

Lyre River in Washington State is a beach break that has inconsistent surf. Ideal winds are from the south southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

Lyre River Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
10.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lyre River:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lyre River occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lyre River with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in December while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
39%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lyre River Location Map

Interactive Lyre River 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 Lyre River is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lyre River is Victoria International Airport (YYJ) in Canada, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Lyre River Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 10:03 Local Time
Wednesday 06
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m)
0.8
W
0.8
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Lyre River

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

Wind History at Lyre River

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

Lyre River Reviews:

Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

Ratings
Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.6
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s11.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s55.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Jon from United States
“Looks like the closest point of access is parking on E Lyre River Rd and walking ~1 mile to the beach (~25 mins). W Lyre River Rd would be direct access but it’s private, leading to a bunch of beach houses.”

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    • Icon  s43.5
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    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability:
    20km away

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