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Yachats ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.0

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Yachats Surf Guide

Yachats in Oregon_South is an exposed beach and reef break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks.. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and sharks.

Yachats Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
9.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Yachats:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Yachats with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in January while 62% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Yachats Location Map

Interactive Yachats 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 Yachats is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV) in USA, which is 125 km (78 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Yachats is Portland International Airport (PDX), also in USA, 185 km (115 miles) away.

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Yachats Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 04:02 Local Time
Tuesday 20
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 11 11 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
N 15
N 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Yachats

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

Wind History at Yachats

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

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