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Matunuck-The point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 3.5

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Matunuck-The point Surf Guide

Matanuck-The point in Rhode Island is a fairly exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast with some shelter here from northeast winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Right and better left hand reef breaks.. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks and rips.

Matunuck-The point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
7.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Matunuck-The point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Matunuck-The point occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Matunuck-The point (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Matunuck-The point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in September while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 69% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
15%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
69%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Matunuck-The point 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 Matunuck-The point is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Matunuck-The point is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA, 61 km (38 miles) away.

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Matunuck-The point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 18:43 Local Time
Saturday 17Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 5
WNW 10
WNW 10
NW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Matunuck-The point

Surf stats for Matunuck-The point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Matunuck-The point

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

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