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Oswald State Park/Short Sands Surf Forecast / Oregon North / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Monday 06 Feb 2023 PST
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Oswald State Park/Short Sands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Oswald State Park/Short Sands sea temperature is 9.5 °C (Statistics for 06 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 9.5 max: 11.0 min: 7.3 °C)
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Oswald State Park/Short Sands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Oswald State Park/Short Sands sea temperature is 9.5 °C (Statistics for 06 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 9.5 max: 11.0 min: 7.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Oswald State Park/Short Sands (calm at Bay City wx 28 km from Oswald State Park/Short Sands).

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28 km away, 2 h 42 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
S
9.0
9.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Oswald State Park/Short Sands this week:

The surf forecast for Oswald State Park/Short Sands over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Feb 08) at 7AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 3.5m and 14s period with a secondary swell of 0.1m and 13s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Oswald State Park/Short Sands in the next 12 days are 4.0m 17s and forecast to arrive on Friday (Feb 10) at 10AM. Winds are predicted to be glassy at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (PST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7AM (Wed 8th Feb)11ft (3.5m) 14s
Best Surf 7AM (Wed 8th Feb)11ft (3.5m) 14s
Most Powerful10AM (Fri 10th Feb)13ft (4.0m) 17s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Oswald State Park/Short Sands over the next 12 days.

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Monday
06
Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
Rating
(10 max)
200000111155211111111114433110000001145444433
Swell
Height Map
T oregon.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.33.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.57.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.81.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.105.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.129.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.153.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.177.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.201.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.225.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.249.cc23
T oregon.htsgw.metric.273.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.3
W
1.5
W
2.5
W
3.5
W
3.5
W
3
W
3.5
WNW
3
WNW
2.2
WNW
2
W
2.1
W
3
WSW
4
W
4.5
W
3.5
W
3
W
2.5
WNW
1.8
W
2.2
W
2.2
WNW
3
W
2.5
W
2.5
W
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.1
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.4
W
1
W
0.9
WNW
Period(s) (?)111011131313131212131312171614121110131716141413161614131312121212121112
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)1174432156741264677304244042996133814401507255998449555548927441531663170927664185281126592440322864863933275021211310838718658528240230
Wind
(km/h)
30
SSW
35
S
35
S
50
SSW
35
WNW
25
W
5
ESE
5
SW
15
E
10
SSE
30
S
15
ESE
0
NNE
10
NW
5
WNW
20
NW
15
SW
15
SSE
15
S
20
S
15
S
30
SSW
35
NW
35
WNW
30
WNW
35
WNW
35
NW
20
NNW
20
NNW
10
E
10
E
5
E
20
E
20
E
10
ESE
20
ENE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscrosscrosscrossononcross-
off
cross-
on
offcross-
off
crosscross-
off
glasscross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
offoffglassoffoffoffoff
High Tide
/ height (m)
12:49PM
2.23
2:20AM
1.92
1:25PM
2.16
2:46AM
1.97
2:02PM
2.07
3:12AM
2.01
2:43PM
1.94
3:38AM
2.05
3:29PM
1.78
4:07AM
2.09
4:24PM
1.62
4:41AM
2.14
5:36PM
1.48
5:22AM
2.17
7:11PM
1.40
6:15AM
2.21
8:53PM
1.44
7:20AM
2.26
10:11PM
1.56
8:30AM
2.35
11:04PM
1.70
9:36AM
2.45
11:47PM
1.84
Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:22PM
-0.05
8:19AM
0.65
8:50PM
0.00
8:57AM
0.60
9:18PM
0.09
9:38AM
0.55
9:45PM
0.20
10:23AM
0.49
10:14PM
0.34
11:14AM
0.44
10:45PM
0.49
12:14PM
0.37
11:23PM
0.64
1:23PM
0.28
12:13AM
0.77
2:37PM
0.17
1:26AM
0.87
3:46PM
0.03
2:54AM
0.90
4:46PM
-0.12
4:13AM
0.85
5:39PM
-0.24

Note: the tide data above is for Nehalem, Nehalem River, Oregon which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Oswald State Park/Short Sands.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Oswald State Park/Short Sands blow from the E

Monday
06
Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
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Rain (mm)
2-32024-----115111-2-3471084382--------
Temp. °C99998888712109898877989987676774785784
Low °C9889877778108887866888976665763454553
Feels °C (?)322-10155383676632353631-1-1-2-311055-223-2
Sunrise7:30--7:28--7:28--7:26--7:24--7:22--7:22--7:20--7:18--7:16--7:16--7:13--
Sunset-5:29--5:30--5:31--5:34--5:35--5:36--5:37--5:38--5:40--5:42--5:44--5:45-

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Mild temperatures (max 9°C on Mon morning, min 7°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSW on Tue morning, light winds from the NNE by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 21mm), heaviest during Thu night. Very mild (max 12°C on Thu morning, min 6°C on Sat afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 47mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 9°C on Sun morning, min 5°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Wed morning. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Thu afternoon, min 3°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Oswald State Park/Short Sands Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Oswald State Park/Short Sands provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Oswald State Park/Short Sands can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Oswald State Park/Short Sands surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Oswald State Park/Short Sands) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Oswald State Park/Short Sands may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Oswald State Park/Short Sands is 48 km (30 miles) from Astoria. If you plan a vacation in North Oregon, look for hotels and other accommodation in Astoria. Astoria has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.