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Needles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.9

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Needles Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.6 °C

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Thursday, 14 November 2019, 03:31 Local time
Thursday 14
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 20
Wind (km/h) 10
Wind State off cross-
off glass

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Needles in North Oregon is a beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Oregon wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arcadia, 4 km from Needles.

IS AT (local time)

Needles Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Manzanita, 19 km from Needles.


Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Needles

Buoy Data:

At Clatsop Spit, OR, 25 miles from Needles.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 11 11 11 11

All wavebuoys around Needles

Overall Needles Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November


Surf stats for Needles: see the swell variation by month.

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

Needles Location Maps

Needles Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Needles:

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Wave buoys nearest to Needles:

Tide stations nearest to Needles:

  • Closest tide station
    Seaside, 12th Avenue bridge, Necanicum River
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Nehalem, Nehalem River
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Brighton, Nehalem River
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Warrenton, Skipanon River, Columbia River
    20 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Astoria (Youngs Bay), Columbia River
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Needles is Scappoose Industrial Airpark (San Luis) Airport (SPB) in USA, 86 km (53 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Needles is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV), also in USA, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Third is Portland International Airport (PDX) in USA, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Gray Aaf (Fort Lewis) Airport (GRF) in USA is 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • Mc Chord Afb (Tacoma) Airport (TCM), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Needles and is 180 km (112 miles) away.
Needles break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Needles, Oregon North. Use the tab navigation above to view Needles sea temperature, Needles photographs, Needles detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Needles webcams, current wind from Oregon North live weather stations and Needles 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 Needles.