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Marconis Beach Surf Guide

Marconis Beach in Massachusetts is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and locals.

Marconis Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
6.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Marconis Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Marconis 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 Marconis Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Marconis 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 32% of the time in August while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 28% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
28%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Marconis Beach Location Map

Interactive Marconis Beach 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 Marconis Beach is Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH) in USA, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Marconis Beach is Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK), also in USA, 73 km (45 miles) away.

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Marconis Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 January 2023, 04:47 Local Time
Saturday 28
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.2
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 11
Wind (km/h)
20
25
35
35
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Marconis Beach

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

Wind History at Marconis Beach

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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