Continent
North America
Country
Oregon (USA)
Next Big City
Salem, Portland
Next Town
Newport
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Nice clean waves which come off the jetty with a tolerable current. With northerly wind flat behind the jetty.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Big sandy beach, lots of space.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Normal
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Season from spring thru fall. Always need a full wetsuit 5/3mm or so. Air temps from 50-70°F. Water in the 50's°F all year round.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
N, NW, NNW

Lots of wind. Small kites needed. You can almost always count on wind here when North Coast beaches are too light to kite. Directly beneath the jetty the NW is sideshore, but a bit further south N is sideshore.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Newport drive south on Oregon Coast Hwy over the Yaquina River bridge and take the first right after it and enter the South Beach State Park. Drive west until the road ends and park.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information
Continent
North America
Country
Oregon (USA)
Next Big City
Salem, Portland
Next Town
Newport
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Nice clean waves which come off the jetty with a tolerable current. With northerly wind flat behind the jetty.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Big sandy beach, lots of space.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Normal
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Season from spring thru fall. Always need a full wetsuit 5/3mm or so. Air temps from 50-70°F. Water in the 50's°F all year round.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
N, NW, NNW

Lots of wind. Small kites needed. You can almost always count on wind here when North Coast beaches are too light to kite. Directly beneath the jetty the NW is sideshore, but a bit further south N is sideshore.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Newport drive south on Oregon Coast Hwy over the Yaquina River bridge and take the first right after it and enter the South Beach State Park. Drive west until the road ends and park.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information