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Bunkers ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Bunkers Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.8 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 07:17 Local time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) 4.5
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 35
SSE 25
S 10
Wind State cross-

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Bunkers_1 in Humboldt is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of and rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Humboldt Bay, North Spit, California, 1 km from Bunkers.

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Bunkers Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-HBYC1, 1 km from Bunkers.

fresh winds from the SE

Air temperature
12.8 °C

Current weather near Bunkers

Buoy Data:

At Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA, 11 miles from Bunkers.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.8
Dominant period (s) 15 15 15 14

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Overall Bunkers Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    97 mi
  • Third closest city location
    124 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    128 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    145 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Bunkers is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 229 km (142 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Bunkers is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 300 km (186 miles) away.
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