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Maine Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 4.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 4.8

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Maine Beach Surf Guide

Maine Beach in Maine is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rips and rocks.

Maine Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Maine Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Maine Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Maine Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 40% of the time in August while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Maine Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 1 October 2020, 12:30 Local Time
Thursday 01
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.2
SSE
0.9
SSE
1.4
SSE
0.9
SE
Period (s) 9 9 8 6
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 15
SSE 5
W 5
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
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Swell History at Maine Beach

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

Wind History at Maine Beach

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

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