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Ontonagon ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Ontonagon Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.1 °C

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Thursday, 5 December 2019, 14:42 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 10
WSW 35
Wind State cross-
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Ontonagon in Lake Superior is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves Offshore winds blow from the south. Short period wind swells are the rule and the best wave direction is from the north northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Global-Atlantic wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ship Sands Island, Nunavut, 794 km from Ontonagon.

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Ontonagon Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dodgeville, 59 km from Ontonagon.


Air temperature
-4 °C

Current weather near Ontonagon

Ontonagon Location Maps

Ontonagon Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ontonagon:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ontonagon:

Tide stations nearest to Ontonagon:

  • Closest tide station
    Ship Sands Island
    493 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    496 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Revillon Wharf
    497 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Nicholson Creek
    499 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Sand Head
    511 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ontonagon is Sawyer International (Marquette) Airport (MQT) in USA, which is 139 km (86 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ontonagon is Thunder Bay Airport (YQT) in Canada, 165 km (102 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Yalinga Airport (AIG) in Central African Rep., 194 km (120 miles) away.
Ontonagon break location map and break info

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