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St Catharines ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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St Catharines Spot ID

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Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.8 °C

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Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 07:42 Local time
Wednesday 23
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 30
WSW 40
WSW 35
Wind State off cross-

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St Catharines in Lake Ontario is an exposed beach/Pier break that has fairly consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Windswells provide any waves and the ideal wave direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

New-York wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Albany, New York, 443 km from St Catharines.

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Live Weather:

At PortWeller(mars), 7 km from St Catharines.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
10.5 °C

Current weather near St Catharines

Buoy Data:

At West Lake Ontario Buoy, Grimsby, 21 miles from St Catharines.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 3 2 2 2

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  • The closest passenger airport to St Catharines is Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG) in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to St Catharines is City Centre (Toronto) Airport (YTZ) in Canada, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Downsview (Toronto) Airport (YZD) in Canada is 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Lester B Pearson International (Toronto) Airport (YYZ), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to St Catharines and is 61 km (38 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for St Catharines, Lake Ontario. Use the tab navigation above to view St Catharines sea temperature, St Catharines photographs, St Catharines detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, St Catharines webcams, current wind from Lake Ontario live weather stations and St Catharines tide predictions. The Canada swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Canada 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 Canada 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 St Catharines.