Located in Northern Oregon, Lincoln City is a quality beach break that unloads over a rock and sand bottom. The waves here can be a bit challenging to surf well, breaking for 100 meters throwing up some deep barrels. The waves here are powerful as is the rip current. Hope your paddling chops are up.
What are the best surf conditions for Lincoln City?
Gets good from head high to triple overhead. We recommend riding a shortboard or step up here. This break is best suited to intermediate and advanced surfers. The surf here is consistent (7/10) and is generally uncrowded (4/10). The best winds are from the Northeast. The best swells come from the West and Northwest. Works on all tides depending on the bars.
We recommend wearing a 4/3 wetsuit in the summer here when water temperatures rise to 14 degrees. In the winter a 5/4 is best when water temps drop to 9 degrees. See the temperature chart below for more data on this.