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Napatree Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.1

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Napatree Jetty Surf Guide

Napatree Jetty in Rhode Island is a breakwater break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Napatree Jetty Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBreakwaterIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Napatree Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at Napatree Jetty 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 Napatree Jetty (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Napatree Jetty 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 38% of the time in September while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Napatree Jetty Location Map

Interactive Napatree Jetty 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 Napatree Jetty is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Napatree Jetty is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Napatree Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 13:38 Local Time
Tuesday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 15
WSW 20
SW 10
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Napatree Jetty

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

Wind History at Napatree Jetty

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

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