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Manzanita ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.6

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Manzanita Surf Guide

Manzanita in Oregon_North is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

Manzanita Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Manzanita:

The best conditions reported for surf at Manzanita occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Manzanita with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in January while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Manzanita Location Map

Interactive Manzanita 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 Manzanita is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, 84 km (52 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Manzanita is Scappoose Industrial Airpark (San Luis) Airport (SPB), also in USA, 84 km (52 miles) away.

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Manzanita Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 16:45 Local Time
Saturday 06
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 2.5
WNW
2.2
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.5
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 30
SSW 30
SSE 25
SSE
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Manzanita

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

Wind History at Manzanita

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

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