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Port Orford ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Port Orford break guidePhoto by: Hi Jo

Port Orford Surf Guide

Port Orford in Oregon_South is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of rips and sharks.

Port Orford Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Port Orford:

The best conditions reported for surf at Port Orford occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

Oregon wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Port Orford sea temperature, Port Orford photographs, Port Orford detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Port Orford webcams, current wind from Oregon South live weather stations and Port Orford 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 Port Orford

Port Orford Surf:

Friday, 29 May 2020, 00:45 Local time
Friday 29
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
NNE 25
NNE 30
Wind State off off off off

Tide Times:

At Port Orford, Oregon (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Port Orford Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-PORO3, 1 km from Port Orford.

moderate winds from the NW

Air temperature
14.0 °C

Current weather near Port Orford

Overall Port Orford Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Port Orford: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Port Orford: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

July 2019, Port Orford photo

Port Orford

Photo credit: Hi Jo

January 2019, Port Orford photo

Port Orford

Photo credit: Hi Jo

Port Orford Location Maps

Port Orford Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Oregon South surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Port Orford

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Port Orford:

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Wave buoys nearest to Port Orford:

Tide stations nearest to Port Orford:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Orford
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Wedderburn, Rogue River
    22 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Bandon, Coquille River
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    43 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Coos Bay
    47 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Port Orford is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 294 km (183 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Port Orford is Portland International Airport (PDX), also in USA, 351 km (218 miles) away.
Port Orford break location map and break info