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Pilgrim Avenue Surf Guide

Pilgrim Avenue in Rhode Island is a reasonably exposed reef and point break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from northeast winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights When it's working here, it can get crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Pilgrim Avenue Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pilgrim Avenue:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pilgrim Avenue occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Pilgrim Avenue with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in April while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 56% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
56%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pilgrim Avenue Location Map

Interactive Pilgrim Avenue 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 Pilgrim Avenue is Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pilgrim Avenue is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ), also in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Pilgrim Avenue Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 11 August 2022, 20:29 Local Time
Thursday 11Fri
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
10
10
5
10
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Pilgrim Avenue

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

Wind History at Pilgrim Avenue

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

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