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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 consistent
0.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

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:

Explore Manitoulin Island Location Map

Interactive Manitoulin Island 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 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Manitoulin Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 01:03 Local Time
SatSunday 18
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 4 4 3 3
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
NW 5
NW 5
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Swell History at Manitoulin Island

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

Wind History at Manitoulin Island

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Manitoulin Island. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    142km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    159km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    184km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    190km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    228km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Manitoulin Island: