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Madaket ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Madaket Surf Guide

Madaket in Massachusetts is a beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Take care of - Rips / undertow.

Madaket Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
3.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Madaket:

The best conditions reported for surf at Madaket occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Madaket with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 11% of the time in September while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
11%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
63%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Madaket Location Map

Interactive Madaket 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 Madaket is Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Madaket is Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH), also in USA, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Madaket Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 20:09 Local Time
ThuFriday 05
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.1
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Period (s) 11 - - -
Wind (km/h) 40
NW 40
WNW 40
NW 35
NW
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Madaket

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

Wind History at Madaket

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Madaket:

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