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Richardson Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Richardson Beach Surf Guide

Richardson Beach in Lake Ontario is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. The location means that groundswells are unknown and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of the strong rips here.

Richardson Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
0.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Richardson Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Richardson Beach occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Richardson Beach Location Map

Interactive Richardson Beach 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 Richardson Beach is Kingston Airport (YGK) in Canada, 1 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Richardson Beach is Watertown International Airport (ART) in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Richardson Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 03:15 Local Time
Friday 05
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 20
WNW 20
WNW 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Richardson Beach

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

Wind History at Richardson Beach

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Richardson Beach:

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