Narragansett Beach
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This beach break offers a strong, yet not too consistent steep wave. Typically onshore, the face gets very steep and drop-ins become tough. When winds switch to NW, the wave begins to barrel and can offer some fun waves.

 

Best Tide:
mid-incoming
Best Swell Direction:
SE
Best Size:
2 to 4 feet
Best Wind:
NW
Bottom:
Sand
Ability:
Anyone
Crowd:
heavy during summer and fall, light during winter

Pt. Judith Lighthouse

A point break, the lighthouse offers both left and right breaking waves on big days. Typically, waves break northerly. When the winds are strong offshore, this wave can pump out some strong, barreling waves.

 

Best Tide:
mid-outgoing
Best Swell Direction:
SSE
Best Size:
3+
Best Wind:
NW to WSW
Bottom:
Stone reef, rocks, large boulders
Ability:
Advanced-expert
Crowd:
Heavy during summer and hurricanes, not bad on medium days

Matunuck

This location offers something for everyone. The waves break over the course of about 2 miles with multiple peaks. A-frames and shorebreaks can be found.

 

Best Tide:
mid-incoming
Best Swell Direction:
SSE
Best Size:
2-6
Best Wind:
NW to NE
Bottom:
Rocks, boulders
Ability:
Experienced
Crowd:
Heavy when good, otherwise decent

 

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