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Deadman's ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.0

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Deadman's Spot ID

Shelter Cove, cir. 1946,  c. Mario Machi, Deadman's photo

Deadman's

Photo credit: David Struve

Type: reef

Reliability:

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.5 °C

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Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 12:00 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
NW
4.0
NW
4.0
NW
4.0
NW
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 35
NNW 30
NNW 25
N
Wind State cross-
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Deadman's in Humboldt County is a reef break. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Shelter Cove, California, 1 km from Deadman's.

IS AT (local time)

Deadman's Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fortuna, 59 km from Deadman's.

moderate winds from the NNW

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Deadman's

Buoy Data:

At Cape Mendocino, CA, 40 miles from Deadman's.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 4.9
4.5
4.9
4.6
Dominant period (s) 13 11 13 12

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Overall Deadman's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Deadman's:

  • Closest city location
    53 mi
  • Second closest city location
    96 mi
  • Third closest city location
    120 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    122 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    131 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Deadman's is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 190 km (118 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Deadman's is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 246 km (153 miles) away.
Deadman's break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Deadman's, CAL - Humboldt. Use the tab navigation above to view Deadman's sea temperature, Deadman's photographs, Deadman's detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Deadman's webcams, current wind from CAL - Humboldt live weather stations and Deadman's 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 Deadman's.