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Wells Jetties ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Wells Jetties Surf Guide

Wells Jetties in Maine is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and pollution.

Wells Jetties Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Wells Jetties:

The best conditions reported for surf at Wells Jetties occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Wells Jetties with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in November while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
32%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Wells Jetties Location Map

Interactive Wells Jetties 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 Wells Jetties is Portland International Jetport Airport (PWM) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Wells Jetties is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 111 km (69 miles) away.

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Wells Jetties Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 1 August 2021, 21:30 Local Time
SunMonday 02
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m)
0.7
SE
0.8
S
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
Period (s) 5 5 9 8
Wind (km/h)
20
15
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Wells Jetties

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

Wind History at Wells Jetties

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

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