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North Agate Surf Guide

North Agate in Oregon_South is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Both left and right reef breaks. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rips and sharks.

North Agate Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Agate:

The best conditions reported for surf at North Agate occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf North Agate (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing North Agate with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 60% of the time in March while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 North Agate Location Map

Interactive North Agate 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 North Agate is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 93 km (58 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North Agate is Portland International Airport (PDX), also in USA, 154 km (96 miles) away.

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North Agate Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 9 December 2022, 15:08 Local Time
Friday 09
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 9 11 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off off

Swell History at North Agate

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

Wind History at North Agate

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

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