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Nauset Light Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0
Accommodation: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Nauset Light Beach Surf Guide

Nauset Light Beach in Massachusetts is a sandbar break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include - Urchins - Rips / undertow.

Nauset Light Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
5.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nauset Light Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Nauset Light Beach occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Nauset Light Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Nauset Light 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 36% of the time in August while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
33%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Nauset Light Beach Location Map

Interactive Nauset Light 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 Nauset Light Beach is Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH) in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Nauset Light Beach is Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK), also in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Nauset Light Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 11:21 Local Time
Thursday 15
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.9
ENE
1.4
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.4
ENE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 25
ESE 25
ESE 35
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Nauset Light Beach

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

Wind History at Nauset Light Beach

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

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