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Manitoulin Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Manitoulin Island Surf Guide

Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds are from the northeast. The location means that groundswells are unknown and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Manitoulin Island Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent3.3°C

Surfing Manitoulin Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Manitoulin Island occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Global-Atlantic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Manitoulin Island sea temperature, Manitoulin Island photographs, Manitoulin Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Manitoulin Island webcams, current wind from Lake Huron live weather stations and Manitoulin Island 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 Manitoulin Island

Manitoulin Island Surf:

Monday, 25 May 2020, 07:24 Local time
Sunday 24
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 10
Wind State cross cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Ship Sands Island, Nunavut, 609 km from Manitoulin Island.

IS AT (local time)

Manitoulin Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At lightning 7km W of Hoopeston, 723 km from Manitoulin Island.

Air temperature

Current weather near Manitoulin Island

Buoy Data:

At North Channel East Buoy, 22 miles from Manitoulin Island.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.0
Dominant period (s) 2 2 2 2

All wavebuoys around Manitoulin Island

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Manitoulin Island Location Maps

Manitoulin Island Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Lake Huron surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Manitoulin Island

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Manitoulin Island:

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Wave buoys nearest to Manitoulin Island:

Tide stations nearest to Manitoulin Island:

  • Closest tide station
    Ship Sands Island
    378 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    393 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Revillon Wharf
    393 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Nicholson Creek
    395 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Sand Head
    405 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Manitoulin Island is Gore Bay Manitoulin Airport (YZE) in Canada, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Manitoulin Island is Wiarton Airport (YVV), also in Canada, 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Third is Sudbury Airport (YSB) in Canada, 166 km (103 miles) away.
  • Sault Ste Marie Airport (YAM) in Canada is 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Roscommon Co (Houghton Lake) Airport (HTL) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Manitoulin Island and is 227 km (141 miles) away.
Manitoulin Island break location map and break info