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Ogden Dune ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Ogden Dune break guidePhoto by: Neville Mannington

Ogden Dune Surf Guide

Ogden Dune in Lake Michigan is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right Offshore winds are from the south. The short fetch makes for windswells rather than groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the north. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Ogden Dune Spot Info

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Surfing Ogden Dune:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Global-Atlantic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Ogden Dune sea temperature, Ogden Dune photographs, Ogden Dune detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ogden Dune webcams, current wind from Lake Michigan live weather stations and Ogden Dune 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 Ogden Dune

Ogden Dune Surf:

Friday, 5 June 2020, 18:36 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
N 10
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Tide Times:

For Chain Bridge, DC, 890 km from Ogden Dune.

IS AT (local time)

Ogden Dune Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-MCYI3, 7 km from Ogden Dune.


Air temperature
26.1 °C

Current weather near Ogden Dune

Ogden Dunes Summer 2012 photo

Ogden Dune

Photo credit: Neville Mannington

Ogden Dune Location Maps

Ogden Dune Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Lake Michigan surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Ogden Dune

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ogden Dune:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ogden Dune:

Tide stations nearest to Ogden Dune:

  • Closest tide station
    Chain Bridge
    553 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    554 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Chain Bridge, one miles below
    554 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    554 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Fredericksburg, Rappahannock River
    556 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ogden Dune is Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ogden Dune is Chicago Ohare International Airport (ORD), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Greater Kankakee Airport (IKK) in USA, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Du Page (West Chicago) Airport (DPA) in USA is 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Waukegan Rgnl (Chicago) Airport (UGN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ogden Dune and is 110 km (68 miles) away.
Ogden Dune break location map and break info