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Ogunquit Beach break guidePhoto by: Leslie

Ogunquit Beach Surf Guide

Ogunquit Beach in Maine is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Localism - Pollution.

Ogunquit Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ogunquit Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ogunquit Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ogunquit Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in December while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
40%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ogunquit Beach Location Map

Interactive Ogunquit 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 Ogunquit Beach is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ogunquit Beach is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 105 km (65 miles) away.

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Ogunquit Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 13:37 Local Time
Tuesday 29Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
0.3
SSE
0.2
SSE
0.2
E
0.2
E
Period (s) 9 9 10 10
Wind (km/h)
5
5
10
10
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Ogunquit Beach

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

Wind History at Ogunquit Beach

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

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