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Matunuck-Trestles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Matunuck-Trestles Surf Guide

Matanuck-Trestles in Rhode Island is a sheltered reef break that usually has waves 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. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around low tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rocks and rips.

Matunuck-Trestles Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
7.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Matunuck-Trestles:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Matunuck-Trestles with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in March while 2% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 93% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Matunuck-Trestles Location Map

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

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Matunuck-Trestles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 18:47 Local Time
Saturday 17Sun
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
WNW 10
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Matunuck-Trestles

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

Wind History at Matunuck-Trestles

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

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