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Winthrop Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 2.0

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Winthrop Jetty Spot ID

Type: reef/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.3 °C

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Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 11:48 Local time
Wednesday 08
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 10
NE 10
E 10
Wind State cross-
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Winthrop Jetty in Massachusetts is an exposed reef/Jetty break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. There is a right hand reef break. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rocks and pollution.

Massachusetts wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Deer Island (south end), Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, 1 km from Winthrop Jetty.

IS AT (local time)

Winthrop Jetty Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Winthrop, 4 km from Winthrop Jetty.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
7 °C

Current weather near Winthrop Jetty

Buoy Data:

At Boston Buoy, 16 miles from Winthrop Jetty.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 9 11 11 11

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Overall Winthrop Jetty Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Winthrop Jetty: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Winthrop Jetty: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Winthrop Jetty Location Maps

Winthrop Jetty Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Winthrop Jetty:

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Wave buoys nearest to Winthrop Jetty:

Tide stations nearest to Winthrop Jetty:

  • Closest tide station
    Deer Island (south end), Boston Harbor
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Lovell Island, The Narrows, Boston Harbor
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Rainsford Island, Nantasket Roads
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Belle Isle Inlet entrance, Boston Harbor
    3 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Boston Light, Boston Harbor
    3 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Winthrop Jetty is General Edward Lawrence Logan International (Boston) Airport (BOS) in USA, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Winthrop Jetty is Laurence G Hanscom Fld (Bedford) Airport (BED), also in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is North Central State (Smithfield) Airport (SFZ) in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Theodore Francis Green State (Providence) Airport (PVD) in USA is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Otis Angb (Falmouth) Airport (FMH), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Winthrop Jetty and is 85 km (53 miles) away.
Winthrop Jetty break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Winthrop Jetty, Massachusetts. Use the tab navigation above to view Winthrop Jetty sea temperature, Winthrop Jetty photographs, Winthrop Jetty detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Winthrop Jetty webcams, current wind from Massachusetts live weather stations and Winthrop Jetty 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 Winthrop Jetty.