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Nahant Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.6
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 2.9

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Nahant Beach Spot ID

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Nahant Beach

Photo credit: Mr. Miracle

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Nahant Beach

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Moon rising, Nahant Beach photo

Nahant Beach

Photo credit: Donna (for Kelly)

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.8 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 23:19 Local time
FriSaturday 19
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 20
WNW 20
NW 20
Wind State cross-

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Nahant Beach in Massachusetts is an exposed beach break that usually has waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from south winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely

Massachusetts wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nahant, Massachusetts, 1 km from Nahant Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Nahant Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lynn, 5 km from Nahant Beach.


Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Nahant Beach

Buoy Data:

At Boston Buoy, 14 miles from Nahant Beach.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 4 4 4 3

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Overall Nahant Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Nahant Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Nahant Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Nahant Beach Location Maps

Nahant Beach Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Nahant Beach:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Nahant Beach is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nahant Beach is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ) in USA, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA is 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Nahant Beach and is 90 km (56 miles) away.
Nahant Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Nahant Beach, Massachusetts. Use the tab navigation above to view Nahant Beach sea temperature, Nahant Beach photographs, Nahant Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nahant Beach webcams, current wind from Massachusetts live weather stations and Nahant Beach tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Nahant Beach.