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Wind Surfing in Horseneck Beach State Reservation, Westport County, Massachusetts USA

Swell size:
1 - 2 m/3 - 6 ft
Horseneck Beach is situated at the southern part of eastern Massachusetts, in Westport County and is widely known for the variety of activities it offers.

If the weather is good, usually in mid-summer, the place is crowded and water sports fans must go to the very left or right side of the beach.

The beach itself is sandy with a few rocks. You should not mind about the tide position at this beach, as all tides are welcoming wind surfers without causing trouble. It is also a beginners spot when the wind is calm, but more experienced wind surfers can easily surf when the wind is stronger. Swell size starts at 1 m/3 ft and goes up to 2 m/6 ft.

Best months to visit Horseneck Beach are from May to August. From September and on, it becomes a spot more appealing to experienced wind surfers, as the wind is getting stronger and the waves higher with much less crowd around.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM New Bedford
14.7 miles (23.657 km), 31 minutes
You can reach Horseback beach in just 30 minutes. The fastest and easiest way is the following: Start at Cottage St and then turn right at Union St. Left to Rockdale Ave, right to Allen St and then continue towards Russells Mills Rd for about 3,3 miles. After these 3,3 miles turn right and enter Horseneck Rd for about 5,5 miles. You will notice that Horseneck Rd is renamed to E Beach Rd. Turn right and enter MA-88 N/John Reed Rd for less than a mile. Your destination is at your right hand.
BY CAR FROM New Bedford Regional Airport (EWB)
16.5 miles (26.554 km), 33 minutes
Once you land, you are 31 minutes away from your destination. Follow the signs in order to enter US-6 W/State Rd. After 3 miles turn left to enter MA-177 W/American Legion Hwy. After 1,8 miles turn left to MA-88 S. Drive for about 9,5 miles and you will reach your destination.
BY AIR
New Bedford Regional Airport (EWB),
16.5 miles (26.554 km)

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