Crescent Spot ID
Best: Swell WNW | Wind SSE
Sea Temperature Today is: 10.9 °C
Crescent is a beach break suitable for beginners and intermediates. Needs a powerful west to northwest swell to work. Best at mid to high tide, but at dead high tide it can get flat for about 45 minutes. S-SW offshores produce the best conditions. It can get closed out at 6' surf size and above, unless there are strong SW or SE offshores...kayakers welcome. Salt Creek state park is adjacent to the east end of the bay. Crescent is a private beach and with a reasonable day fee, you get parking and a hot shower.
For Crescent Bay, Washington, 2 km from Crescent.
|NEXT||IS AT (local time)||remaining|
At Port Angeles, 12 km from Crescent.
At Neah Bay Buoy, 52 miles from Crescent.
|Data Age||3 hr||2 hr||1 hr||0 hr|
|Wave height (m)||
|Dominant period (s)||11||10||13||13|
Overall Crescent Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
The figure shows the range of swells directed at Crescent over a normal May and is base... (show all text)
This chart illustrates how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different dire... (show all text)
The two graphs above are also combined in the single Crescent surf consistency graph.
|Contours:||Roads & Rivers:||Select a surf spot from the menu|
Use this relief map to navigate to Washington surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Crescent
- The closest passenger airport to Crescent is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Crescent is Victoria International Airport (YYJ) in Canada, 58 km (36 miles) away.
- Third is Whidbey Island Nas Airport (NUW) in USA, 81 km (50 miles) away.
- Nanaimo Airport (YCD) in Canada is 100 km (62 miles) away.
- Snohomish Co (Everett) Airport (PAE) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Crescent and is 110 km (68 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Crescent, Washington. Use the tab navigation above to view Crescent sea temperature, Crescent photographs, Crescent detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Crescent webcams, current wind from Washington live weather stations and Crescent 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 Crescent.