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Chadbourne Gulch 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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Chadbourne Gulch Spot ID

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Chadbourne Gulch

Photo credit: Wendy Myers

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.6 °C

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 05:16 Local time
Wednesday 24
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Chadbourne Gulch/Blues Beach in Mendocino County is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of sharks, rips, rocks and locals.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Westport, California, 3 km from Chadbourne Gulch.

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Chadbourne Gulch Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At PT Arena Buoy, 45 km from Chadbourne Gulch.

strong winds from the NW

Air temperature
10.7 °C

Current weather near Chadbourne Gulch

Overall Chadbourne Gulch Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Town and city forecasts close to Chadbourne Gulch:

  • Closest city location
    84 mi
  • Second closest city location
    90 mi
  • Third closest city location
    99 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    100 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    104 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Chadbourne Gulch is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 166 km (103 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Chadbourne Gulch is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 209 km (130 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Chadbourne Gulch, CAL - Mendocino County. Use the tab navigation above to view Chadbourne Gulch sea temperature, Chadbourne Gulch photographs, Chadbourne Gulch detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Chadbourne Gulch webcams, current wind from CAL - Mendocino County live weather stations and Chadbourne Gulch 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 Chadbourne Gulch.