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Ogunquit Rivermouth break guidePhoto by: Nitro Noriega

Ogunquit Rivermouth Surf Guide

Ogunquit Rivermouth in Maine is an exposed river break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The river breaks peel to the right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rips, rocks and pollution.

Ogunquit Rivermouth Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ogunquit Rivermouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ogunquit Rivermouth 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 Rivermouth (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ogunquit Rivermouth 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.
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 Ogunquit Rivermouth Location Map

Interactive Ogunquit Rivermouth 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 Rivermouth is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ogunquit Rivermouth is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 104 km (65 miles) away.

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Ogunquit Rivermouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 15:24 Local Time
Tuesday 06Wed
Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 5 5 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
on cross-

Swell History at Ogunquit Rivermouth

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

Wind History at Ogunquit Rivermouth

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

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