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Asilomar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Asilomar Spot ID

Asilomar photo


Photo credit: Daniel Lucido

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.0 °C

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Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 18:19 Local time
Wednesday 29
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 20
WNW 10
W 10
Wind State cross-

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Asilomar in Monterey is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rocks and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Monterey, Monterey Harbor, California, 5 km from Asilomar.

IS AT (local time)

Asilomar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pacific Grove, 2 km from Asilomar.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Asilomar

Buoy Data:

At Monterey Buoy, 28 miles from Asilomar.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.9
Dominant period (s) 9 10 10 10

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Overall Asilomar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Asilomar Location Maps

Asilomar Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Asilomar:

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Wave buoys nearest to Asilomar:

Tide stations nearest to Asilomar:

  • Closest tide station
    Monterey, Monterey Harbor
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Carmel Cove, Carmel Bay
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Moss Landing
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Elkhorn Slough, Highway 1 Bridge
    15 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Asilomar:

  • Closest ski area
    Badger Pass Ski Area
    144 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Dodge Ridge
    154 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    China Peak Mountain Resort
    159 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Bear Valley
    165 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mammoth Mountain
    175 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Asilomar:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    5 mi
  • Third closest city location
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Santa Cruz
    24 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Asilomar is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 82 km (51 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Asilomar is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Asilomar and is 141 km (88 miles) away.
Asilomar break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Asilomar, CAL - Monterey. Use the tab navigation above to view Asilomar sea temperature, Asilomar photographs, Asilomar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Asilomar webcams, current wind from CAL - Monterey live weather stations and Asilomar tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Asilomar.