Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (2024)

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Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (1)Photo by: D Crockett Surfboards

Ocean Shores Surf Guide

Ocean Shores in Washington State is a sheltered breakwater break that has quite reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. Ideal winds are from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include - Rips / undertow.

Ocean Shores Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (2)BreakwaterOcean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (3)3.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent

12.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ocean Shores:

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

Surf Forecasts:

    Hourly Forecast12 Day Forecast

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

januaryBest Season: winter

The best time of year for surfing Ocean Shores with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winterand most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in January while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by mostsurfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.

clean

50%

Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.

blown out

50%

Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).

too small

0%

Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ocean Shores Location Map

Interactive Ocean Shores 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 Ocean Shores is Gray Aaf (Fort Lewis) Airport (GRF) in USA, 121 km (75 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ocean Shores is Mc Chord Afb (Tacoma) Airport (TCM), also in USA, 130 km (81 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.

Ocean Shores Surf Forecasts:

    Hourly Forecast12 Day Forecast
Todays Surf SummaryMonday, 10 June 2024, 16:20 Local Time m, °C Monday 10ft, °F 2PM5PM8PM11PM Wave (m) 1.2W 1.1W 1W 0.8W Period (s) 10 9 9 9 Wind (km/h) 15 15 15 10 Wind State cross-on cross-on cross-on cross-on
What does Ocean Shores look like?Latest photos from Ocean Shores. Upload your own or view all photos on the gallery page.

Credit: D Crockett Surfboards

    Tides at Ocean Shores Current tide and informaton For Point Brown, Grays Harbor, Washington, 4 km from Ocean Shores.Next High Water: 05:25pm | 2.26mNext Low Water: 10:27pm | 1.08mNEXTIS AT (local time)remaininghigh tidelow tide

    Ocean Shores Sea Temperature

    The water temperature (12.9 °C) at Ocean Shores is quite cold. If the sun shines as forecast, it should feel warm enough to get away with a good sealed spring wetsuit but you won't overheat in a winter wetsuit, gloves boots and a hood. Effective windchill factor of (10.0 °C).Today, many surfers would wear a spring wetsuit, a neoprene hood, gloves and boots.Current Temp*: 12.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellitewater-tempView Sea Temp Map

    Swell History at Ocean Shores

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

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    Average Swell

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    Wind History at Ocean Shores

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

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    Average Wind

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    Ocean Shores Reviews:

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    Ratings

    Based on 4 votes.

    • Overall:Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (25)3.0
    • Quality on a good day:Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (26)2.0
    • Consistency of Surf:Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (27)3.0
    • Difficulty Level:Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (28)1.0
    • Crowds:Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (29)4.0
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    Review

    Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.

    Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (30)

    john doe from United States

    “Big waves but super floppy and foamy. Bad for surfing and one out of 10 sets are ok on mid break for body boarding. Fast southern current and strong rips. All in all a bad place to play in the water.”

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      • Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (33)Beach
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      Reliability: inconsistent

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    • Westport-The Cove

      • Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (35)Beach/jetty
      • Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (36)2.9

      Reliability: fairly consistent

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      Westport-The Groins

      • Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (37)Beach/jetty
      • Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (38)2.7

      Reliability: fairly consistent

      8km away

    • Westport-The Corner

      • Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (39)Beach/jetty
      • Ocean Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Washington, USA) (40)3.8

      Reliability: consistent

      13km away

    Wave Buoys Nearest To Ocean Shores:

    • Closest Wave BuoyGrays Harbor, WA 9 mi
    • Second closest Wave BuoyCape Elizabeth37 mi
    • Third closest Wave BuoyClatsop Spit, OR52 mi
    • Fourth closest Wave BuoyCol River Bar Buoy60 mi
    • Fifth closest Wave BuoyAstoria Canyon, OR62 mi
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