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

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Asilomar Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Monterey, USA)

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Asilomar Spot ID:

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.2 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 02:43 Local time

Tuesday 31
2AM 5AM 8AM 11AM
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
NNW 20
NNW 30
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Asilomar in Monterey is an exposed beach and reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best 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. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include rocks and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

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Live Weather:

At Pacific Grove, 2 km from Asilomar.


Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Asilomar

Buoy Data:

At Monterey Buoy, 28 miles from Asilomar.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.9
Dominant period (s) 13 13 13 13

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Overall Asilomar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Asilomar:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Spanish Bay-Cobblestones 1 mi
Second closest break Spanish Bay-Dunes 1 mi
Third closest break Lovers Point 1 mi
Fourth closest break Spanish Bay-South Moss 1 mi
Fifth closest break Del Monte Beach 4 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Asilomar:

Closest wave buoy Monterey Buoy 28 mi
Second closest wave buoy Cape San Martin Buoy 62 mi
Third closest wave buoy Half Moon Bay Buoy 72 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy San Francisco Buoy 92 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Bodega Bay Buoy 134 mi

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 Marina 9 mi
Fourth closest tide station Moss Landing 14 mi
Fifth closest tide station Elkhorn Slough, Highway 1 Bridge 15 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Asilomar:

Closest ski area Badger Pass Ski Area (United States) 144 mi
Second closest ski area Dodge Ridge (United States) 154 mi
Third closest ski area China Peak Mountain Resort (United States) 159 mi
Fourth closest ski area Bear Valley (United States) 165 mi
Fifth closest ski area Mammoth Mountain (United States) 175 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Asilomar:

Closest city location Monterey (United States) 4 mi
Second closest city location Seaside (United States) 5 mi
Third closest city location Salinas (United States) 15 mi
Fourth closest city location Watsonville (United States) 22 mi
Fifth closest city location Santa Cruz (United States) 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.
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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.


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